Hearing on Phishing Remedies

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 18, 2006

The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, chaired by Rep. Spencer Bachus (AL), held a hearing today entitled “ICANN and the Whois Database: Providing Access to Protect Consumers from Phishing.” Government officials contend that access to Whois data is essential in the effort to combat cybercrimes, while privacy advocates maintain that access to data on domain name holders facilitates phishing, spam and other types of fraud.

  • Prepared Testimony
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