Using associated Internet content, the study classifies entities using those domains, and observed potentially commercial activities. These findings will help the community understand how Registrants identify themselves in Whois. NORC presented their results in a webinar on 6 March 2013. The Whois Registrant Identification Study Final Report [PDF, 535 KB] takes into account public comment received on the Draft Report (www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/whois-regid-15feb13-en.htm).
For more information on the WHOIS Studies, please see: gnso.icann.org/issues/whois/studies.
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