The Italian registry has made some changes to their production system and in my opinion, it is not an improvement.
Till today you could opt out for publishing data in the WHOIS for the following entities:
- Natural persons Italian and EU based
- Freelance workers/professionals (Italian based)
- Italian Companies/one-man companies (Italian based)
- Public organizations (Italian based)
- Non-profit organizations(Italian based)
- Foreign companies/organizations matching 2-6 (EU based)
- Other subjects (Italian based)
Since today the opt-out is available for natural persons only.
All other entities must agree to the fact that its data will be published in the WHOIS. If the registrant is …
Domain names, registrant data and data protection, they all have a long history in the ICANN universe. Let’s do some time traveling and let me take you back in time, starting a decade ago…
ICANN de-accredits RegistryFly, this disaster demonstrates clearly that Registrars should escrow registrant data to an escrow provider in case a registrar goes “down.”
To counter the RegistryFly disaster, ICANN introduced escrow requirements, ICANN picks up the bill, but of course, indirectly the registrars are paying for it, how much is unknown though, as we do not know how much ICANN is paying Iron …
Companies will face very harsh punishments for infringements under the GDPR. Art. 83 Paragraph 5 of the GDPR offers the supervising authorities the possibility of imposing fines of up to 20 million Euro or, for corporations, up to 4% of the worldwide turnover of the preceding financial year.
Tick tock, tick tock, goes the clock
The EU GDPR will go into effect May 25th, 2018. It looks like there is still a lot of time, but actually, there is not much time left to prep your organization for the GDPR!
Most of your company’s operations will be affected by …
According to the Dutch DPA, consent is not the silver bullet.
This will make ccTLD registrations outside of the EU for natural persons very problematic and perhaps such registrations should be avoided, though this is not legal advice in any shape or form.
Consent is often cited as the Silver Bullet to transfer data outside of the EU.The requirements, however, can be rather complex given the fact how registries/ICANN process and control the data.
The rules according to Art.6.1(b).
Data subjects are provided with a clear explanation of the processing to which they are consenting; The consent mechanism …