Is WHOIS going to go away?

bzs at bzs at
Sat Apr 14 21:46:30 UTC 2018

GDPR only has jurisdiction over individuals who are citizens of
countries which are members of the EU. About 27 countries out of
almost 200 in this world. And companies which manage that data and are
also within the EU's jurisdiction.

But that jurisdiction arises from an individual's EU nation

So why not just have a checkmark at domain registration which asks
whether you believe yourself to be within the EU's jurisdiction and,
if so, no WHOIS publication for you, or very limited.

        -Barry Shein

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