The impact of GDPR on security research: A look at WHOIS

When individuals, companies, organizations, and governments register a domain, they are required to provide information to a domain registration company, called a registrar. This information usually includes their name, address, email address, phone number, administrative contact details (who has legal power and usually also who pays the bills), and technical contact details (who runs the infrastructure).1 Continue reading “The impact of GDPR on security research: A look at WHOIS”