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  • ICANN Working Group Seeks To Kill WHOIS
    By on June 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “An Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 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 has issued a report that recommends a radical change from WHOIS, replacing the current system with a centralized data store maintained by a third party that would be responsible for authorizing ‘requestors’ (more…)