29 Sep '12, 1pm

European privacy watchdog says ICANN’s Whois demands are “unlawful” - some interesting comments

I do not interpret what I said in the way you seem to interpret it, but no big harm done and no need to apologise. I just like to have the record straight. For the record, the position of the European Commission is that we have been and are considering all the public policy / legal implications of the RAA, but that we are not part of the negotiations and hence we will not formally intervene in the negotiations themselves unless to reply to specific questions. This is, I believe, different from endorsing high-level principles which I tend to believe no-one disagrees with. As usual, the devil is in the details and the negotiating teams are trying to iron out thee details – if we can help, we will. On the issue of wording: here again I think there is a differet mindset at work. From our perspective, once we say (as we did in Brussels) that there is a need to respect all legal...

Full article: http://domainincite.com/10606-european-privacy-watchdog-s...

Tweets

European privacy watchdog says ICANN’s Whois de...

domainincite.com 28 Sep '12, 8am

NIC Argentina offered prizes to object to .patagonia European privacy watchdog says ICANN’s Whois demands are “unlawful” D...

EU group calls proposed Whois changes "unlawful"

domainnamewire.com 27 Sep '12, 5pm

EU data protection group says law enforcement’s wish list would be unlawful in European Union. In May I wrote about some o...

Just blogged: Identity checks coming to Whois #...

domainincite.com 25 Sep '12, 11am

Beckstrom probed over bizarre spam complaint ICANN publishes RFI for URS provider Identity checks coming to Whois Governme...

Europe Says Proposed WHOIS Data Verification an...

domainnews.com 01 Oct '12, 12pm

On the re-verification of contact details, or WHOIS, the current ICANN proposal would make it mandatory for registrars to ...

Just blogged: Council of Europe has Whois priva...

domainincite.com 11 Oct '12, 2pm

The Bureau of the T-PD took note of the position of the Article 29 Data Protection Working Parking in its comments of 26 S...

Just blogged: Governments to focus on new gTLDs...

domainincite.com 24 Sep '12, 3pm

Governments to focus on new gTLDs during ICANN’s new eight-day Toronto meeting Tonkin says better new gTLD trademark prote...

Xylo demands dinner

Xylo demands dinner

otterman.wordpress.com 01 Oct '12, 7am

If ever a cat had X-ray eyes, it would be Xylo. This photo is flattering to my fat boy who is the most rotund and persiste...

DNI Issues Directive on Civil Liberties and Pri...

fas.org 28 Sep '12, 3pm

DNI Issues Directive on Civil Liberties and Privacy September 28th, 2012 by Steven Aftergood The Director of National Inte...