In a move that many are protesting, the ICANN organization which makes many of the rules for the World Wide Web is presently considering a move that will require websites with “business activity” to dox their owners. They will no longer be allowed to use privatized information, they will have to display their real name, address, phone number, and so on, for all the world to see, under the new rules.
Numerous companies, including NameCheap, are protesting this move. For NameCheap, it will affect their business. They fear that perhaps less new domains will be registered if they cannot offer the same identity protections they offer now. They’ve even launched a [...]