The following overview summarizes response rates for WHOIS and Proxy data requests in 2021 from two leading enforcement vendors and one law firm on behalf of multiple clients and brands for well-documented and supported requests. Purposes cited in the requests included cybersecurity, DNS abuse, and IP infringement.


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About the Coalition for a Secure and Transparent Internet
The Coalition for a Secure and Transparent Internet (CSTI) was formed to educate federal and international policymakers and stakeholders on the critical importance of open access to WHOIS data, and to advocate for appropriate policy decisions to protect this crucial tool. CSTI is comprised of companies, nonprofits, trade associations, academics and others who support open access to WHOIS data.