The .wed TLD could end up getting divorced from ICANN. The .wed domain extension has always been a bit of an odd fish. The people behind it were convinced that their business model was viable and that people would want to register .wed domains in very high volumes. Because of this "demand" the registry's pricing model made it prohibitive to register a .wed domain name for … [Read more...] about Will .wed Get Divorced From ICANN?
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Eco is hosting a GDPR focussed event next Monday in Brussels. The event is focussed on how registrars and registries can legally continue to offer domain registrations while remaining compliant with GDPR. Full details including how to sign up to attend the event either in person or remotely are available here. … [Read more...] about ECO Hosting GDPR Domain Industry Playbook Event in Brussels
The Article 29 Working Party represents the data protection authorities of all 28 member states of the European Union. In many instances the individual DPAs prefer to rely on a high level communication from the Article 29 Working Party rather than taking individual action. As data protection law in the EU has been fairly harmonious for years this approach made a lot of sense. … [Read more...] about European Data Protection Authorities Send Clear Message to ICANN