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22 Nov 2017

The DNCL enters into Memorandums of Understanding ("MOUs") where there are an on-going and legitimate need for access to Withheld Information. There will be two types of MOUs, with either Streamlined or Automatic Access.

07 Jun 2017

Media Release 7 June 2017 

07 Jun 2017
Amendment to the Operations and Procedures (OP) policy – WHOIS Registrant Privacy Option.
17 Mar 2017
Amendment to Operations and Procedures (OP) Policy – Conflicted Names Process
22 Dec 2016
WHOIS review update – December 2016