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ICANN Upgrades Domain Name Whois Inaccuracy Reporting System

Today ICANN announced the launch of a new Whois inaccuracy reporting system (WDPRS) in an effort to improve the reporting system that allows general public to file reports against active domain names with inaccurate Whois information. The new WDPRS, which was first introduced in 2002, has a number of advantages over the previous system ICANN reports in a statement on Friday.

"Since its implementation in 2002, ICANN has seen a significant rise in the number of Whois inaccuracy reports filed through this system," reports ICANN. "In 2002, approximately 24,000 Whois inaccuracy reports were filed using the WDPRS. In 2008, over 200,000 reports have been filed since 1 March 2008."

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