Accreditation

    • DropCatch spends millions to buy FIVE HUNDRED more registrars

      Domain drop-catching service DropCatch.com has added five hundred new registrar accreditations to its stable over the last few days. The additions give the company a total accreditation count of at least 1,252, according to DI data. That means about 43% of all ICANN-accredited registrars are now controlled by just one company.

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  • .sucks terminates Com Laude as “gag order” row escalates

    … Vox Populi, the .sucks gTLD registry, has terminated the accreditation of brand protection registrar Com Laude as part of an ongoing dispute between the two companies. Com Laude won’t be able to sell defensive .sucks registrations to its clients any more, at least not on its own accreditation, in other words. The London-based registrar…

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  • NameVault terminated by ICANN

    … NameVault, a registrar that once had over 75,000 domains under management, has been terminated by ICANN over multiple alleged contract breaches. ICANN told (pdf) the Canadian company this week that its right to sell gTLD domain names will come to an end June 17. The breaches primarily relate to its failure to provide records relating…

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