→=Effect of GDPR
Thus, the Additional Whois Information Policy (AWIP) was adopted by [[ICANN]] as a [[Consensus Policy]] on 6 May 2012. By January 31, 2016, all ICANN-accredited registrars and gTLD registries were expected to be in compliance with the AWIP in terms of their registrations in all top-level domains.
===Effect of GDPR==
In its Final Report, released September 3, 2019, the RDS/Whois Review Team 2 stated that no issues were found in relation to the implementation of the AWIP and the [[GDPR]]. Registries and registrars can be in compliance with both documents.<ref>[https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/rds-whois2-review-03sep19-en.pdf RDS Review 2 Final Report]</ref>