Opentld

  • Yes, you are dangerous, arbitrator tells “cybersquatter” OpenTLD

    … Free domains provider OpenTLD has been dealt a crushing blow in its fight against the suspension of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement. ICANN is now free to suspend OpenTLD’s RAA, due to the company’s “pattern of cybersquatting”, following a decision by an independent arbitrator. The arbitrator ruled yesterday that OpenTLD’s suspension…

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  • OpenTLD says suspension would “devastate” its business

    … OpenTLD has fired off its newest salvo in its ongoing cybersquatting dispute with ICANN, saying the ICANN-imposed suspension would “devastate” its business. The company has also addressed many of ICANN’s cybersquatting allegations, while failing to deny it squatted on two competitors’ trademarks. In its latest arbitration filing (pdf), OpenTLD…

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  • OpenTLD cybersquatting fight escalates

    … ICANN has accused OpenTLD, the registrar arm of Freenom, of cybersquatting famous brands even after it was threatened with suspension. The claims may be worrying for some registrars as ICANN may in fact be holding the registrar responsible for the actions of its proxy service customers. OpenTLD was suspended by ICANN in early July, after two…

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  • OpenTLD suspension stayed in unprecedented arbitration case

    … “Cybersquatting” registrar OpenTLD, part of the Freenom group, has had its accreditation un-suspended by ICANN while the two parties slug it out in arbitration. Filed three weeks ago by OpenTLD, it’s the first complaint to head to arbitration about under the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement. ICANN suspended the registrar for 90 days…

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  • Freenom suspended for cybersquatting rival registrars

    … Freenom, the company behind .tk and other freebie ccTLDs, has had its ICANN registrar accreditation suspended for cybersquatting competing registrars including Go Daddy and Key-Systems. OpenTLD, its registrar business, has been told it cannot accept new registrations or inbound transfers from July 8 to October 6 or until it provides ICANN…

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