Uniform Rapid Suspension

  • .museum soon could be open to all (no haters please)

    … The 15-year-old .museum gTLD could soon be open to a great many more potential registrants, following an ICANN contract renewal. The registry, MuseDoma, has negotiated a new Registry Agreement that rewrites eligibility rules to the extent that soon basically anyone should be able to register a name. Since the gTLD went live back in 2002…

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  • .xxx has its ICANN fees slashed and adopts URS

    … of which is the URS. The domainer group the Internet Commerce Association was fiercely critical of this addition to the contract, as it has been when URS was brought to .jobs, .travel, .cat, .pro and .mobi. ICA is largely concerned that URS will also be pushed upon Verisign’s .net, which is up for contract renewal this year, and eventually .com. Tweet Tagged: fees, ica, ICANN, icm registry, uniform rapid suspension, urs …

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  • ICA worried ICANN will force URS on .net

    … The Internet Commerce Association has called for a “moratorium” on the Uniform Rapid Suspension policy being added to legacy gTLD contracts, months before Verisign’s .net contract is up for renewal. In a blog post, ICA counsel Phil Corwin accused ICANN staff of making policy by the back door by compelling pre-2012 registries to adopt URS…

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  • URS comes to .mobi as ICANN offers Afilias lower fees

    … by the promises made in its gTLD application have been removed. But the change likely to get the most hackles up is the inclusion of URS in the proposed new contract. URS is an anti-cybserquatting measure that enables trademark owners to shut down infringing domains, without taking ownership, more quickly and cheaply than the UDRP. It’s obligatory…

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

    … on, for example, child abuse material prevention, into the contract as Public Interest Commitments. The RA amendment is currently open for public comment at ICANN. Tweet Tagged: fees, ICANN, icm registry, new gTLDs, registry agreement, uniform rapid suspension, urs, xxx …

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