- GDPR and domain names—restricting contact information collected via the WHOIS service (ICANN v EPAG Domainservices GmbH)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What is the background to this dispute?
- What are the key issues involved?
- What is the current situation with the case?
- What is the next step?
- What can UK lawyers take from this case?
TMT analysis: Senior consultant Colin Pearson, senior attorney Natascha Gerlach and associates Elisabeth Macher and Natalie Farmer, of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, look at a case in which the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) sought injunctive relief when EPAG, an entity which registers second-level domain names decided to no longer supply certain information to ICANN on people who have registered domain names , due to concerns about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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