Fees

  • Double-charging claims as registries ramp up new gTLD refund demands

    … revenue by introducing policies such as the ban on two-letter domains, increased trademark protections, and other government-requested restrictions that were introduced after application fees had already been paid. The tone of the letter is polite, but seems to mask an underlying resentment among registries that ICANN has not been giving them a fair chance to grow their businesses. Tweet Tagged: fees, gac, ICANN, new gTLDs, rebate, rysg, tmch …

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  • New gTLD registries want a $17 million ICANN rebate

    … Many gTLDs are performing more poorly than expected and their registries want some money back from ICANN to compensate. The Registries Stakeholder Group this week asked ICANN for a 75% credit on their quarterly fees, which they estimate would cost $16.875 million per year. The money would come from leftover new gTLD application fee money…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 21 readers -
  • .xxx has its ICANN fees slashed and adopts URS

    … ICM Registry is to see its .xxx ICANN registry fees hugely reduced in contractual amendments approved by ICANN last week. The changes also mean that .xxx will now become subject to the Uniform Rapid Suspension anti-cybersquatting mechanism, despite it being a pre-2012 gTLD. .xxx becomes the latest pre-2012 gTLD to move to a contract more…

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  • .xxx to get lower ICANN fees, accept the URS

    … ICM Registry has negotiated lower ICANN transaction fees as part of a broad amendment to its Registry Agreement that also includes new trademark protection measures. The company’s uniquely high $2 per-transaction fee could be reduced to the industry standard $0.25 by mid-2018. As part of the renegotiated contract, ICM has also agreed…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
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