ICANN GDPR lawsuit

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Jun 4 18:58:22 UTC 2018


> On Jun 3, 2018, at 22:44 , Baldur Norddahl <baldur.norddahl at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Yeah, what Niels is really leaving out here is the open question of
>> whether or not GDPR will eventually lead to the destruction of Peering DB.
>> 
>> Owen
>> 
> 
> 
> Of course it will not. We just need to accept that only roles not people
> are published. Those people will change job anyway and nobody updates whois.
> 
> GDPR does not apply to companies, so you can still publish the owner of
> domains and IP prefixes as company names with contact information.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Baldur
> 
>> 

Much of the information in Peering DB is people. In fact, IIRC, peering DB
doesn’t really have “role” accounts.

Peering DB is unrelated to whois.

Owen




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