13 Sep '14, 3am

ICANN announces clarifications to the WHOIS specifications in ICANN agreements. Read More...

To help support registry and registrar implementation and ease the path for compliance with the specifications, ICANN is announcing clarification to the Registration Data Directory Service (RDDS), which is commonly known as WHOIS . The clarifications are in response to input from both registries and registrars regarding the RDDS specification and intended to aid contracted parties in complying with Registry Agreements (RA) and Registrar Accreditation Agreements (RAAs). The document, "Clarifications to the New gTLD Registry Agreement, Specification 4; and the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA ), Registration Data Directory Service (WHOIS ) Specification" is published at https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/advisories-2012-02-25-en . Most of the clarifications apply to both registries and registrars; however, the clarifications described in the second section only...

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