• First registrar “breached” UDRP lock rule

    … 5,000 gTLD domains under management. The transfer lock rule became ICANN consensus policy binding on all registrars last July, following four years of policy and implementation work. It’s designed to prevent cybersquatters switching registrars when a UDRP lands in their inbox, a practice known as cyberflight. The registrant of…

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  • “Cyberflight” rules coming to UDRP next July

    … days (to account for weekends, I assume) to file their responses and the request will be automatically granted by the UDRP provider. The new policy was brought in to stop “cyberflight”, a relatively rare tactic whereby cybersquatters transfer their domains to a new registrar to avoid losing their domains. The policy was approved by the Generic…

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