23 December 2015
ICANN has updated the PDT test specifications and supporting resources for Whois testing. The changes update the Whois tests to incorporate requirements described in the Additional Whois Information Policy (AWIP) and the Whois Advisory, published on 27 April 2015. The new Whois self-test tool will be made available in January 2016. The new specifications will be implemented starting 31 January 2016. The new specifications will be applied to PDT but applicants will be allowed to pass PDT with "warnings" if they do not meet the new requirements prior to the effective.
To view the latest versions of the PDT resources please see: http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/pdt#resources