Uniform Rapid Suspension

  • .xxx to get lower ICANN fees, accept the URS

    … to impose the Uniform Rapid Suspension policy on its registrants. URS is the faster, cheaper version of UDRP that allows trademark owners to have domain names suspended in more clear-cut cases of cybersquatting. The $2 fee was demanded by ICANN when ICM first signed its RA in 2011. At the time, ICANN said the higher fee, which had doubled from a 2010…

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  • URS fight brewing at ICANN 53

    …, ICANN was accused of trying to circumvent policy-making processes by forcing URS into the .travel, .pro and .cat registry agreements, which are up for renewal. ICANN executives denied doing any such thing, saying the three registries volunteered to have URS included in their new contracts, which are modeled on the standard new gTLD Registry…

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  • Two more legacy gTLDs agree to use URS

    … for public comment. They’re the second and third pre-2012 gTLDs to agree to use URS, which gives trademark owners a simpler, cheaper way to have infringing domains yanked. Two weeks ago, .travel agreed to the same changes, which drew criticisms from the organization that represents big domain investors. Phil Corwin of the Internet Commerce Association…

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  • URS coming to .travel under big contract changes

    … The .travel gTLD, which was approved 10 years ago, will have to support the Uniform Rapid Suspension service, one of several significant changes proposed for its ICANN contract. I believe it’s the first legacy gTLD to agree to use URS, which gives trademark owners a way to remove domain names that infringe their marks that is quicker and cheaper…

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  • Uniform Rapid Suspension comes to .us

    … Neustar is to impose the Uniform Rapid Suspension policy on the .us ccTLD. This means trademark owners are going to get a faster, cheaper way to get infringing .us domains taken down. From July 1, all existing and new .us names will be subject to the policy. Neustar’s calling it the usRS or .us Rapid Suspension service, but a blog post from…

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