25 Jun '13, 2am

ICANN

ICANN

ICANN has embarked on an effort to reinvent today's WHOIS system. Be part of the solution and join the discussion...online and at ICANN 's Durban meeting. As the Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services (EWG), we have proposed a paradigm shift – a new system in which gTLD registration data is collected, validated and disclosed for permissible purposes only, with some data elements being accessible only to authenticated requestors that are then held accountable for appropriate use. Our objective is to reexamine and define the purpose of collecting and maintaining gTLD directory data, consider how to safeguard the data, and propose a next generation solution that will better serve the needs of the global Internet community. In our Initial Report [PDF, 1.7 MB], we identify the design features and principles that we think are essential in this new system, and a proposed...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-3...

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icann.org 21 Jun '13, 4pm

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ICANN: Thick Whois Initial Report - GNSO Policy...

domainnews.com 22 Jun '13, 6am

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internetcommerce.org 26 Jun '13, 4pm

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icann.org 20 Jun '13, 2am

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Learn key areas of consideration for development of ICANN’s strategic plan: [ #ICANN

Learn key areas of consideration for developmen...

icann.org 25 Jun '13, 12am

Welcome! We are seeking public input to help create ICANN 's new, overarching vision and five-year strategic plan. Buildin...