Due to strong demand from registrars and end-users, GMO Registry will amend .shop Registration Policy to allow the use of Whois Proxy/Privacy services. Details of the policy change are as follows.
Effective date: October 21, 2016
Details: The .shop Registration Policy will be amended to remove the following paragraph.
2.5 WHOIS Proxy/Privacy Services
No WHOIS Proxy or Privacy services of any kind are permitted. Registrants commit to maintaining accurate and up-to-date WHOIS information at all times.