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Do Privacy Shield Rulings Impact Enom?

If you follow data privacy news, you may have heard that the EU-US Privacy Shield was invalidated recently, and as an Enom reseller, you might be wondering how that affects our services. TL;DR: It doesn’t. We’ll get into the details of Privacy Shield, what it was used for, and what happens now that it’s been […]

SSL Certificate Validity Periods Reduced to 1 Year

Back in February of this year, Apple announced that as of September 1, 2020, its Safari browser will no longer trust newly registered SSL certificates with validity periods of two years. Two-year certificates registered up until August 31, 2020, will be trusted, but those registered on or after September 1, 2020, will not. To prevent […]

Tucows Approaches to COVID Related Domain Registration

From an early point in the current global crisis, it was clear to Tucows (Enom’s parent company) that we were going to need to do something new and different in how we responded to COVID-19 related domain registrations. Many of these domains are registered for good, helpful purposes, such as community organization, dissemination of healthcare […]

Highlights from ICANN66 Montreal

Montreal in November is not as bad as it sounds; the weather is crisp and clear, the snow isn’t too deep yet, and it doesn’t get dark until a reasonable time in the evening. It’s still not my top choice for a travel destination at this time of year, but the ICANN conference definitely made […]

Our Ongoing Commitment to Combatting DNS Abuse

Abuse is a significant problem on the Internet today and, as a provider of Internet infrastructure services, we constantly consider what role we should play in combatting this issue. We actively investigate and respond to reports of abuse, but like other registrars and registries, we’ve been alone in developing our approach—until now. Abuse has been […]