Is WHOIS going to go away?

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 14:13:33 UTC 2018


On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 11:06 AM, Brian Kantor <Brian at ampr.org> wrote:

> There is concern that the WHOIS database service will be in violation
> of the new European GDPR which takes effect May 25th, and may have
> to shut down.
>
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/14/whois_icann_gdpr_europe/
>
> https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/
> jelinek-to-marby-11apr18-en.pdf
>
>         - Brian
>
>
Some more detailed info available at
http://domainincite.com/22854-panic-stations-as-europe-plays-hardball-on-whois-privacy
.
TL;DR: WHOIS will have less personally identifiable information, it won't
be shutdown.



Rubens


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