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The GDPR’s right to be forgotten

New Year’s resolutions aren’t for everyone, but I think most of us like the idea of a restart, the sense that slates can be wiped clean (to an extent), and that a departure from one’s current path is possible. This notion of a fresh start takes on a higher level of significance in the digital […]

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 […]

The nTLD reseller starter guide: which new gTLDs should I offer?

If you currently sell or are considering selling domain names as part of a business, you may have asked this question to yourself before. The huge variety of gTLDs out there can turn the task of curating a lineup that makes sense for your business into a rather daunting undertaking. Instead of getting bogged down […]

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 […]