Will ICANN Approve Limiting Access to Domain Registery Data?
Web Site Owners May Get Tougher to Find – Proposal could aid infringers on the Net, by Lynne Marek, The National Law Journal: ICANN – Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – is considering a new policy that will allow domain name holders to keep their registration information private.”
EPIC Supports Privacy for WHOIS Data: “EPIC has submitted comments to ICANN regarding its Preliminary Task Force Report on WHOIS Services. The report considers two different approaches to limitations on the public availability of WHOIS data. EPIC urged ICANN to remove all registrants data from the WHOIS database, in order to safeguard against threats from spammers, phishers, and stalkers, as well as to protect individuals’ freedom of expression. EPIC’s comments are available here.” (Jan. 12, 2007)