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Jun 2021
ICANN71 - Plenary Session - Understanding Reputation Block Lists
08:30 - 10:00 UTC
Session Details

The data from the Reputation Block Lists (RBLs) are used by Contracted Parties, the Domain Abuse Activity Reporting (DAAR) system, and others in monitoring their namespace. RBLs are an important tool to mitigate Domain Name System (DNS) abuse. The plenary session seeks to explain how RBLs identify suspicious behavior and seeks to dispel confusion through community discussion.


Session Leader: Mary Wong
Staff Facilitator: Ozan Sahin

Plenary Session: Understanding Reputation Block Lists