Meeting with members of the Internet Users Advisory Board
Representatives of the Estonian Internet Foundation and members of the Internet Users Advisory Board met on Friday to discuss possible domain regulation changes and possibilities for closer involvement of the Internet community.
The participating members of the Internet Users Advisory Board became familiarised with the Estonian Internet Foundation’s principles of Internet community involvement and discussed various possibilities for improvement of the cooperation with different representatives of the Internet community to ensure balanced representation of their interests.
For further discussion of the relevant topics the Estonian Internet Foundation will convene its Registrars Workgroup.
The Internet Users Advisory Board consists of experts who want to contribute to discussions on the regulation and principles of administration of the Estonian national domain (.ee) and these experts serve as a link between the interests and needs of Internet users and the activities of the Estonian Internet Foundation.
.ee's website has been updated with new guidelines! You can information on EIS' Data Protection Policy here and domain search WHOIS Terms and Conditions here. Registrars can find .ee's Guidelines on processing of personal data here. Should you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +372 727 1000.
.ee will update the Domain Regulation due to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entering into force on the 25 May 2018. .ee Domain Regulation provides standard terms that regulate the legal relationship between the EIF, domain registrant and registrar (service provider). Main changes concern the WHOIS-service in which the contact information of a registrant who is a natural person can no longer be publicly disclosed.
The Estonian Internet Foundation has received multiple complaints from .ee domain registrants concerning the registration service provided by Beehosting OÜ, assuming that the company is an accredited .ee registrar. While third persons are not prohibited from selling .ee domains, the Foundation can only help users if the company concerned is an accredited .ee registrar.