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+ - ICANN working group seeks to kill WHOIS->

Submitted by angry tapir
angry tapir (1463043) writes "An Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) working group is seeking public input on a successor to the current WHOIS system used to retrieve domain name information. The Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services (EWG) has issued a report that recommends a radical change from WHOIS, replacing the current system with a centralised data store maintained by a third party that would be responsible for authorising "requestors" who want to obtain domain information."
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ICANN working group seeks to kill WHOIS

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