CLBR #301: GDPR And The Future of WhoIs

GDPR And The Future of WHOIS with Tyler Marandola LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK TYLER MARONDOLA Website / @TylerMarandola Tyler Marandola is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He prosecutes and defends cases involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, licensing, unfair competition, and other commercial disputes. Tyler has experience in…

GDPR Threatens Viability of Internet WHOIS Database

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has mandated that domain registrars maintain a WHOIS database providing information on the domain issued.  According to ICANN, the purposes of the database include Enabling a reliable mechanism for identifying and contacting the registrant; Providing reasonably accurate and up to date information about the technical and administrative…

Tech and Trump: What to Expect From the Trump Administration (Part 2: Commerce, Misc.)

Last Updated 1/22/17 What does the incoming Trump administration mean for tech and tech policy?  Part 1 addresses the Tech industry’s strained relations with the President-Elect and an analysis on changes in policy to expect at the Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department. Part 2 below addresses how Trump’s policies toward China…

Tech and Trump: What to Expect From the New Administration (Part 1: FTC, FCC, DOJ)

Last Updated:  January 30, 2017. The meeting between President-Elect Donald Trump and the tech community was as notable for who was there and for who was not.  The meeting was attended by: Team Trump – Family POTUS-E Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner (son-in-law), Eric Trump, Donald Trump, Jr. Team Trump – Other VPOTUS-E Mike Pence,…

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition Ted Cruz Leads Congressional Opposition In March 2014, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its plan to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community.  NTIA said the transition proposal must have broad community backing and: Support and enhance the multi-stakeholder model; Maintain…