German Court Rules Against ICANN in GDPR Suit Against Registrar

Global domain name system overlord ICANN’s latest attempt to deal with compliance with European data protection law has been dealt a blow after a German court rejected its request to force a registrar to keep gathering people’s information. The DNS overseer filed a lawsuit in Bonn against German domain registrar EPGA the day the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force.