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Business woman considers the GDPR in front of parliament building in Brussels

GDPR resources: changes to Whois

Following last week’s discussion of the significant Whois changes that compliance with the GDPR will require, here are some resources that I hope will help put things into a broader context. A letter to ICANN from Article 29 Working Party December 6 2017 (PDF) The Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) is an advisory body established […]

How will the GDPR impact Whois?

In the weeks since my last update, a lot of behind-the-scenes work has gone on for our GDPR implementation project. One aspect of this project, which we can now share more specific information about, concerns changes to the Whois system. I also have some details around how collecting and processing data will influence both our […]

Business woman considers the GDPR in front of parliament building in Brussels

GDPR resources: basics & best practices

If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent the days since our first GDPR blog post thinking nonstop about the policy’s potential impacts on the domain world. Okay, maybe you have other things to do with your time… But luckily, there are a lot of great minds at work on this issue. This week, I’d like to […]

The GDPR: what it is and why it matters to you

Update: March 6, 2018 Previously, we had announced plans to apply GDPR-related requirements and processes only to domains registered by EU-local individuals. We have since changed our approach and now plan to extend these heightened privacy and security requirements to all registrants and reseller partners. This streamlined solution ensures that our platform is secure and […]

It’s All Fun and .GAMES

We love launching new domain extensions at Enom, from .DENTIST to .SOCIAL and everything in between. Every new domain extension represents an innovative way for people, companies, and brands to put themselves online, but not many embody pure, unbridled fun the way the new .GAMES extension does. Fortunately, .GAMES goes into General Availability on Wednesday, […]