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ICANN Writes to ALL European Union Privacy Authorities

In what could be viewed as an unprecedented move, ICANN has written to each and every data protection authority in the European Union. Why? ICANN feels that there is uncertainty about how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) should impact registrars and registries specifically in relation to the collection, processing and retention of domain name […]

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EURid Web Awards 2017

EURid held their annual web awards in central Brussels last week. The awards are focussed on businesses, organisations and individuals that are actively using a .eu domain name for their online presence. As with every year the range of finalists covered the European Union. Here’s the official video they released that covers the event: Bonus […]

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Catalan Government Claims Spanish Online Censorship Breaching EU Laws

The Catalan government has written to the European Commission claiming that the Spanish government is in breach of EU law. In a letter from Jordi Puigneró Secretary of Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and the Digital Society at the Government of Catalonia addressed to Andrus Ansip, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, the Catalan government calls out the moves […]

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WHD Global Releases Parody Video

WHD Global are obviously having a lot of fun producing videos in the run up to this year’s “cloud festival” in Germany. Their latest release follows in the footsteps of several European countries that want to be put second, assuming that America is first. So here’s the WHD entry to the competition, if there was […]

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DNS Belgium Moves Backend to the Cloud

DNS Belgium, who run the .be ccTLD domain registry, as well as .brussels and .vlaanderen, is moving its backend to the cloud. The domain registry announced last year that they would be migrating their backend to the cloud. Why? So they can focus on the software and services and not have to concern themselves with […]

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