Is WHOIS going to go away?

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Apr 14 17:29:38 UTC 2018


* Filip Hruska:

> EURID (.eu) WHOIS already works on a basis that no information about the 
> registrant is available via standard WHOIS.
> In order to get any useful information you have to go to 
> https://whois.eurid.eu and make a request there.
>
> Seems like a reasonable solution.

Why?  How does the protocol matter?

Either you may publish individual personal information for use by the
general public, or you may not.  Adding a 4 to the port number doesn't
change that.


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