• First registrar “breached” UDRP lock rule

    … ICANN has charged a registrar with failing to abide by “cyberflight” rules for the first time. Visesh Infotecnics did not lock down within two days of it being hit by a UDRP a couple of weeks ago, ICANN said in a compliance notice (pdf) on Thursday. Visesh is based in India and does business as It has roughly…

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  • “Cyberflight” rules coming to UDRP next July

    … It will soon be much harder for cybersquatters to take flight to another registrar when they’re hit with a UDRP complaint. From July 31 next year, all ICANN-accredited registrars will be contractually obliged to lock domain names that are subject to a UDRP and trademark owners will no longer have to tip off the registrant they’re targeting…

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