• ICANN says “no impact” from TMCH downtime

    … and the SSH daemon did not. All TMDB Services except the CNIS service were unavailable during the outage. From a domain registration point of view there should have been no impact. CNIS is the Claim Notice Information Service, which provides registrars with Trademark Claims notice data. Related posts: Concern over mystery TMCH outage TMCH sends out 17,500 Trademark Claims notices in a month TMCH extends Trademark Claims indefinitely, kinda …

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  • Concern over mystery TMCH outage

    … to determine whether they need to serve up a Claims notice when a customer tries to register a domain that matches a trademark. I gather that registries are supposed to reject registration attempts if they cannot get a definitive answer from the TMDB, but some are concerned that that may not have been the case during the downtime. Over 145,000 Claims…

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