Tucows’ Tiered Access Compliance & Operations portal (which we commonly refer to as a “Tiered Access Directory” or “gated Whois”) launched at the end of May 2018. With its … Continue Reading
This is the third post in our series on the ICANN 63 conference that was held in Barcelona in October 2018. You can also take … Continue Reading
This is the second post in our series on the ICANN 63 conference that was held in Barcelona in October 2018. Before diving in, we recommend taking a look … Continue Reading
TL;DR: Much of the ICANN 63 conference focused on the GDPR’s effects on our industry. We’ve recapped the EPDP team’s work, focusing on the possible policy outcomes that could most … Continue Reading
On May 17, 2018, ICANN issued a “Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data,” the purpose of which is to provide ICANN’s contracted parties (registrars and registries) a path towards compliance with … Continue Reading
Remember, although we have a great legal team working here at Tucows, none of what we share here can or should be taken as legal advice.
Among the world’s … Continue Reading
Over the past few months, we’ve talked quite a bit about the concept of our Tiered Access registration directory, also referred to by its informal title, “gated Whois”. This has … Continue Reading
Update: The German Court has since denied ICANN’s preliminary injunction. If you’re interested in reading the Court Order you can find it, as well as any related documents, here.
Any time there’s a dramatic shift in our industry, we focus on minimizing the impact on our resellers and providing you as much information and assistance as possible. Admittedly, our … Continue Reading
We appreciate the work that our reseller partners have done, alongside our own, to come into compliance with the GDPR. In support of that work, please review our updated Master … Continue Reading