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/ Press-Reports - 17.05.2018 11:54
GDPR: reduced WHOIS for .at domains now implemented

Due to the GDPR, nic.at has implemented a new Whois policy: Data of natural persons are not published any longer. Information on these data will only be given to people who provide proof of identity and are able to prove a legitimate interest for finding out who the domain holder is.  Natural persons can still have their data published if they wish.

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/ Press-Reports - 15.03.2018 08:40
nic.at announces changes in public WHOIS system for .at domains

The nic.at WHOIS database, the public register of all registered .at domains, currently contains details on the holders of and contact persons for .at domains, regardless of whether they are companies or private individuals. Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), nic.at will only publish legal persons’ data from mid-May 2018. Natural persons can still have their data published if they wish.

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/ Press-Reports - 13.03.2018 13:12
SIDN signs up for nic.at anycast network RcodeZero DNS to ensure permanent availability of its almost 6 million Dutch domains

The Dutch registry SIDN and Austria’s registry nic.at have signed a cooperation agreement, under which all domains managed by SIDN will additionally be hosted on the nic.at anycast network RcodeZero DNS. The agreement was announced by SIDN’s CEO Roelof Meijer and nic.at CEO Richard Wein on the sidelines of the ICANN meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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/ Press-Reports - 19.01.2018 10:54
2018: Four anniversaries for Austria’s Internet

The Republic of Austria is not the only one celebrating a birthday this year: Austria’s Internet also has many reasons to celebrate. Exactly 30 years ago, the Country Code Top-Level Domain .at was added to the global Domain Name System. In 1998, the Austrian Registry nic.at was founded together with the report centre Stopline. 10 years later, CERT.at (Austria’s Computer Emergency Response Team) was founded.

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