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09:30 - 10:30 UTC-04:00

ICANN61 - Agenda Item 21 - GDPR and WHOIS Privacy Law Discussion
Ballroom B

Brief & Presentation Materials:


Manal Ismail, GAC Chair
Cathrin Bauer-Bulst, PSWG Co-Chair|
Laureen Kapin, FTC, PSWG


The GAC will discuss the latest developments related to Whois compliance with the GDPR, including ways for law enforcement and other legitimate user to retains full access to Whois data while providing appropriate data protection safeguards.