• ICANN: we won’t force registrars to suspend domains

    … office Allen Grogan. The decision will please registrars but will come as a blow to the likes of music and movie studios and those who fight to shut down dodgy internet pharmacies. Grogan yesterday published his interpretation of the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement, specifically the section (3.18) that obliges registrars to “investigate…

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  • Two legit registrars held to account for lack of abuse tracking

    … the current number, presumably including ccTLD names, is 53,350). It’s becoming increasingly clear that registrars under the 2013 RAA are going to be held to account by ICANN to the somewhat vague requirements of 3.18.1, and that logging communications with abuse reports is now a must. Related posts: IP Mirror rapped for failing to deal with abuse Four registrars terminated Registrars not happy with VeriSign abuse plans …

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