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January 21, 2020 05:01

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Domainers not welcome in this Whois database

Inquiries from domain investors are specifically barred under one registry’s take on GDPR compliance. The Austrian ccTLD registry, nic.at, yesterday stopped publishing the personal information of human registrants in its public Whois database, unless the registrant has opted to have their data public. The company said it will provide thick Whois records only to “people […]

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Austria’s TLD takes more nuanced approach to GDPR and Whois

ccTLD will treat personal and corporate data differently. A common interpretation of The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is that it applies to individuals who live in Europe but not businesses there. Still, most models I’ve seen for Whois compliance post-GDPR treat all types of registrants the same. Austria’s .at top level domain is taking […]

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Austria to stop publishing most Whois data

Austrian ccTLD operator nic.at will no longer publish any Whois information for individual registrants, in order to comply with incoming EU privacy law. “Natural persons’ data will no longer be published from mid-May 2018,” the company said today. Data concerning legal entities such as companies will continue to be published, it added. The move is […]

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Short .at domain auction raises over $1m

Nic.at’s three-stage auction of one and two-character .at domains has raised over $1 million. Auction house Sedo announced today that over 1,000 .at names were sold, for a combined total of over $1 million. The biggest-ticket name was c.at, which went for €56,000, according to Sedo. Bidders were not restricted to Austria or German-speaking nations. […]

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Sedo sells more than $1 million of .AT domains in auction

I didn’t have this seven-figure auction on my radar. Is this the sleeper auction of the year? I certainly didn’t expect an Austrian ccTLD auction to be one of the biggest of the year. But it certainly turned out that way. Sedo auctioned off more than 1,000 short .AT domain names this month for over […]

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C.AT sells for €56,000 in Sedo auction with more .at sales to come

C.at is the top sale in first .at auction, with two more auctions ahead this month. Sedo is currently auctioning short Austrian .at domain names, and the numbers so far are impressive. Here are the top ten sales from the first of three registry auctions: c.at 56,000 € 1.at 26,008 € at.at 20,500 € e.at […]

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Sedo round 2 : Dot .AT domain auction is now live

The second round of a Sedo domain auction featuring short .AT domain names is now live. Following the success of the first auction round, Sedo’s been working with Austria’s Nic.AT Registry, to auction short .AT domains of one or two characters, and other premium keywords. Everyone can register or buy a Dot .AT domain name, […]

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