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Full meetings of the GAC are usually conducted three times a year in conjunction with an ICANN public meeting. They may also be conducted intersessionally. GAC meetings are usually open. This part of the website provides access to past, present and future GAC meeting materials, including other calls and interactions the GAC has internally and with other groups.

ICANN80 - Session 6 - GAC Discussion on WHOIS and Data Protection (incl. Accuracy)
09:30 - 10:15 UTC
Topics Discussed:
Topics Discussed: Accuracy, RDS / WHOIS
Session Details:

This session aims to discuss status and consider possible next steps for the GAC in relation to deliberations and implementation efforts seeking to establish a new WHOIS/Registration Data policy framework taking into account relevant Data Protection law.

The GAC will be briefed on latest developments and related policy concerns, in connection with:
- The new Registration Data Consensus Policy (EPDP Phase 1) and ongoing discussion of revised policy provisions pertaining to the handling of Urgent Request for disclosure of registration data;
- The ongoing operation of a Registration Data Request Service (RDRS), as a proof of concept of a permanent System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) per EPDP Phase 2 Policy Recommendations;
- Ongoing challenges and recent activities related to privacy/proxy services; and
- Dependencies on the scoping of possible future policy work regarding accuracy of registration data.