How GDPR Could Complicate a Key Online Service

The General Data Protection Regulation, designed to increase privacy of users online, could have a painful side effect for ICANN, which manages the internet’s domain names. The reason? A database it manages—WHOIS, one fundamental to the way the internet works—does not comply with GDPR.

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), taking effect in a little more than a month, could permanently change the way some of the internet’s basic plumbing works. ..Read More..

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