In April, we blogged about the potential impact of the GDPR — which goes into effect this week (May 25) — on the public availability of WHOIS data. Ballard Intellectual Property attorney Tyler Marandola continues the discussion about WHIOS data in a recent interview with the CyberLaw and Business Report. Listen to it here.
One practical takeaway: if you have WHOIS searching to do, you should do it this week and save the results. WHOIS is likely to look very different (essentially just Organization Name and State/Province) as early as mid-next week.