ICANN Receives Data Protection/Privacy Guidance from Article 29 Working Party

ICANN today announced that it has received a letter from the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) [PDF, 400 KB] that provides guidance on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on the collection, retention and publication of domain name registration data and the WHOIS system. ICANN organization’s response to the letter

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ICANN Publishes ICANN61 By the Numbers Report

ICANN published the ICANN61 By the Numbers report, which includes technical, demographic, and attendance statistics. This report summarizes our findings from ICANN‘s third Community Forum of the new meeting strategy. This report is part of ICANN‘s commitment to transparency. By the Numbers Report highlights include: 1,565 checked-in participants, with 604 listing their region as North

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DomainTools Find Cybercriminals Using Typos to Spoof Top UK charities

Cybercriminals are using fraudulent domains to lure unsuspecting members of the public towards spoofs of well-known UK charities, for malicious purposes, according to the results of a DomainTools investigation. Following on from the National Cyber Security Centre’s warning that cybersecurity poses the most serious threat to UK charities, DomainTools selected ten well-known and popular charitable

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