ICANN files for injunction against German domain registrar who said it will stop collecting WHOIS data because of GDPR (Andrew Allemann/Domain Name Wire)

Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire: ICANN files for injunction against German domain registrar who said it will stop collecting WHOIS data because of GDPR  —  Domain name overseer hopes to get clarification about data collection for domain name registrations.  —  ICANN has filed injunction proceedings against EPAG … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2sjXKrx

GDPR Question – right to be forgotten and archiving for historical purposes…

One thing I’ve been wondering about is what clauses there are about historical archiving of information for history’s sake. We know sooooo much about previous civilizations through their cultures and societies through the preservation their historical leftovers. Whether it’s buildings, relics/artifacts but most importantly their written records. Whether 2000 years ago or 20 years ago,… Read More GDPR Question – right to be forgotten and archiving for historical purposes…

Vermont starts regulating data brokers, which now have to register in the state, notify about breaches, can be sued if data is misused for e.g. racial profiling (Devin Coldewey/TechCrunch)

Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: Vermont starts regulating data brokers, which now have to register in the state, notify about breaches, can be sued if data is misused for e.g. racial profiling  —  While Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are hogging the spotlight, data brokers that collect your information from hundreds … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2Jeybmt

[Security] With GDPR now in effect, are there any plans on moving it even further and making non-tracking default?

Sorry if the title is a bit weird, didn't know how to phrase it. What I mean is, GDPR is now in effect and that's awesome. However, it's pretty "techy" for most people and pretty overwhelming to try and get yourself informed about. Most companies hide these things behind dull tasks like Facebook forcing you… Read More [Security] With GDPR now in effect, are there any plans on moving it even further and making non-tracking default?

Survey: 19% of Amazon professional merchants, third-party sellers who sell 40+ items/month and pay a subscription fee, had $1M+ in sales, up from 10% in 2017 (Recode)

Recode: Survey: 19% of Amazon professional merchants, third-party sellers who sell 40+ items/month and pay a subscription fee, had $1M+ in sales, up from 10% in 2017  —  Nineteen percent of these merchants grossed more than $1 million in sales, up from 10 percent last year. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2scYv6B