28 Nov '13, 5am

#ICANN just made available for public comments a study on #WHOIS misuse, conducted by researchers at #CMU

As part of its effort to develop a comprehensive understanding of the gTLD Whois system, the GNSO Council had chartered a number of Working Groups and Drafting Teams to develop various possible hypotheses for studies to be performed in relation to several key aspects of Whois. These efforts include the Whois Working Group chartered in 2007 and work done in 2008 by the Whois Studies Working Group, the Whois Hypothesis Working Group and the Whois Study Drafting Team. At the GNSO Council's request, ICANN issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) in September 2009 and related Terms of Reference describing a study to analyze different types of Whois misuse reported by registrants (e.g. spam, phishing, identity theft and data theft), to determine which occurs most often and is most impactful on registrants, and to correlate these findings with anti-harvesting measures that registries ...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/whois-misuse-...

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