• ICANN says “no impact” from TMCH downtime

    … The 10-hour outage in the Trademark Clearinghouse’s key database had no impact on domain registrations, ICANN says. We reported earlier this week that the TMCH’s Trademark Database had been offline for much of last Friday, for reasons unknown. We’d heard concerns from some users that the downtime may have allowed registrants to register domain…

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  • Concern over mystery TMCH outage

    … ICANN is investigating the causes and impact of a database outage that is believed to have hit the Trademark Clearinghouse for 10 hours last Friday. Some in the intellectual property community are concerned that the downtime may have allowed people to register domain names without receiving Trademark Claims notices. The downtime was confirmed…

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