Will GDPR be the death of WHOIS?

Two cybersecurity and privacy attorneys recently argued that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will interfere with the availability of the WHOIS database and will seriously hinder the efforts of law enforcement and security researchers to track down malware peddlers, phishers, hackers and other online criminals. Will it? And who’s to blame for this situation? About the WHOIS database The WHOIS service/database is operated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICAAN), and … More

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