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Does RSS equal implicit permission to reprint?

There’s a fun debate happening right this very second on chat where people are arguing over whether or not the existence of an RSS feed is the same as implicitly granting permission to anyone and everyone to republish your work. Personally, I’m on the fence on the morality of the issue. It’s wrong and […]...

Changing the WHOIS Service isn’t necessary

The Generic Names Supporting Organization’s final Whois Task Force report (something like 2 years in the making) recommends that ICANN restrict the amount of contact information publicly available via the whois service, and completely do away with technical and administrative contacts in favor of an “Operational Point of Contact”, or OPoC, in an effort to […]...