• 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

    … as unscheduled by the TMCH on a mailing list, but requests for more information sent its way today were deflected to ICANN. An ICANN spokesperson said that the outage is being analyzed right now by is Global Domains Division, which will take a couple of days. The problem affected the IBM-administered Trademark Database, which registrars query…

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