• First registrar “breached” UDRP lock rule

    … did not in fact change registrars, judging by Whois records. The UDRP appears to have been filed in late January by a currently undisclosed entity. Signdomains put the domain on client-hold status February 8, according to Whois records. This is the first time ICANN has publicly accused a registrar of failing to abide by the policy. ICANN also says…

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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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