Rrsg

  • .sucks “gag order” dropped, approved

    … Vox Populi, the .sucks registry, has had controversial changes to its registrar contract approved after it softened language some had compared to a “gag order”. ICANN approved changes to the .suck Registry-Registrar Agreement last week, after receiving no further complaints from registrar stakeholders. Registrars had been upset by a proposed…

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  • Anger as ICANN splashes out $160,000 on travel

    … of principle. ICANN’s budget is, after all, primarily funded by the ICANN fees registries and registrars — ultimately registrants — must pay. “CPH pays the bills and the non-CPH travels on our dime,” one registrar told DI today. One RrSG member said only two registrars were reimbursed for their GDD Summit travel last year. Another put…

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  • Registrars object to “unreasonable” .bank demands

    …. There’s also a worry about a proposed change that would make registrars police the .bank namespace. The new RRA says: “Registrar shall not enable, contribute to or willing aid any third party in violating Registry Operator’s standards, policies, procedures, or practices, and shall notify Registry Operator immediately upon becoming aware of any…

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  • .sucks sends in the lawyers in “gag order” fight

    … would be the absolute best day of the year to submit its changes. As it transpired, January 3 came and went with no response from ICANN, so as far as Vox is concerned the new RRA with its controversial changes came into effect January 6. However, on January 8, ICANN submitted the red-lined RRA to the RrSG, invoking the RRA Amendment Procedure…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -