• 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

    … ICANN Compliance’s campaign against registrars that fail to respond to abuse reports continued last week, with two registrars hit with breach notices. The registrars in question are Above.com and Astutium, neither of which one would instinctively bundle in to the “rogue registrar” category. Both companies have been told they’ve breached section…

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