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NIS2 Directive: EU to ban anonymous websites (draft)

Labeled as legal in Domain Industry News, started by Future Sensors, Oct 12, 2021 at 10:50 PM

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    Cybersecurity: EU to ban anonymous websites

    The EU is currently drafting legislation to increase cyber security (revised NIS Directive, in short “NIS 2”). According to this directive, the registration of internet domain names will in future require the correct identification of the owner in the Whois database, including name, address and telephone number. So far, registries such as denic do not register telephone numbers of the holders. The leading Industry Committee wants to additionally mandate „verification“ of the registration data. The plans could mean the end of “whois privacy” services for proxy registration of domains, threatening the safety of activists and whistleblowers. The Home Affairs Committee is voting on the issue this week. The lead committee ITRE is expected to take a position at the end of the month.​

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