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Advice contained in GAC Communiques

The following lists advice on WHOIS contained in GAC Communiques.


GAC Submissions to the ICANN Board



Between the GAC and ICANN Board




Letter from Thomas Schneider to ICANN Board regarding gTLDs SafeguardsImplementation of WHOIS related Safeguards9 December 2014
GAC letter review of the Procedure for Handling WHOIS conflicts with National Privacy LawsLetter from Heather Dryden to Steve Crocker23 September 2014

ICANN Board notifying the approval of four gTLD WHOIS Studies

Letter from Peter Dengate Thrush to Heather Dryden

22 June 2011

ICANN Board update on WHOIS data research and analysis work

Letter from Janis Karklins to Paul Twomey

24 February 2009

ICANN Board response to the GAC recommendations on WHOIS

Letter from Peter Dengate Thrush to Janis Karkllins

23 May 2008

ICANN Board response on Implementation of the Policy for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law

Letter from Paul Twomey to Janis Karklins

19 May 2008

GAC Recommendations for Whois Studies

Letter from Janis Karklins to Peter Dengate Thrush

16 April 2008



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