Vice President, Global Policy & Industry Development
GDPR and the Impact on Brand Protection: One Year Later
More than a year has passed since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. As a result, the Internet is littered now with articles about the fines Data Protection Authorities have levied against big data processors. However, there is at least one GDPR news angle that has not garnered as much attention – the adverse impact that GDPR has had on those who work daily to clean up the Internet. Follwing the GDPR, domain name registries and registrars have opted to redact, from public display, registrant contact information from their WHOIS records. As we reported in our blog post... Read More
Director of Internet Policy and Industry Affairs
ICANN65: Updates from Marrakech
MarkMonitor welcomes you to join Vice President of Global Policy and Industry Development, Statton Hammock, and Director of Internet Policy and Industry Affairs, Brian King, for a webinar recapping updates from the recent ICANN meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. Statton and Brian update our audience on progress in the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) as work continues on replacing formerly-open WHOIS with the new Registration Data Policy, and the status of the EPDP’s Phase 2 work on a System for Standardized Access and Disclosure (SSAD) of registration data. Join our experts as they discuss this and other developments in ICANN policy hot... Read More
Senior Portfolio Marketing Director
Want a killer domain portfolio? Look no further than baseball.
RBI: Runs batted in. Every team wants ‘em. Not every team gets ‘em. Are your domains driving users home, or are they swinging outside the strike zone? Intelligent domain name strategies happen by way of a complex web of interactions. The industry operates by way of different roles working together on strategic decisions around domain name needs. If your lineup is off, so is your game. Here’s a refresher on your key players: Batter up: ICANNThe Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is an internationally organized, non-profit corporation responsible for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment,... Read More
Senior Portfolio Marketing Director
Personal attack: The future of social media threats
Social media is a double-edged sword, on one side presenting a wealth of opportunity for business and brand owners to better understand and engage with customers. On the other, it offers the same potential opportunities for hackers, pirates, cyber criminals and counterfeiters to misuse the brand and reach customers. From supermarkets to airlines and major banks, criminals have misused the goodwill of customers and exploited all kinds of trusted brand names on social media platforms and messaging apps in an attempt to catch out users. When things go wrong, victims often blame the brand and, in some instances, negative publicity may... Read More
Global Head of Marketing, MarkMonitor
MarkMonitor celebrates 20 years of online protection
This month, MarkMonitor celebrates 20 years of protecting brands online. Founded on 17 June in Boise, Idaho – with just a handful of employees – we have grown as a global leader in enterprise brand protection, employing more than 500 people. Our suite of online protection services takes root in a greater movement by parent firm Clarivate Analytics, which delivers products and services that support every phase of the innovation lifecycle.  With an initial goal of protecting corporate brand names and tracking down infringements on the internet, our services expanded into the domain management sector by the year 2000. With more... Read More


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