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The Internet Commerce Association’s Comment To ICANN Over Verisign Contract

August 12th, 2016 Comments off

The Internet Commerce Association (the ICA) has filed a comment with ICANN over the proposed Verisign Contract which would start in 2018. The comment period is opened until midnight tonight UTC and you should file a comment if you have an opinion. In full disclosure my Company Worldwide Media, Inc, is a Gold member of […]

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Phil Corwin Of The ICA To Speak At Heritage Foundation Event On ICANN With Ted Cruz

July 6th, 2016 Comments off

Phil Corwin from the Internet Commerce Association (ICA),  of which we are a Gold Member of, is speaking at a Heritage Foundation event on ICANN taking place from 3-4:30 pm tomorrow along with Senator Ted Cruz. The event is entitled: What Are the Concerns about Ending the U.S. Contractual Relationship with ICANN? The event will […]

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The ICA Is Having a Coming Out Party At Namescon; Come Join US

January 9th, 2016 Comments off

Most of you know that I have been a long-time member and strong supporter of the Internet Commerce Association. Anyone who has had to face a UDRP, or seen the policies that are proposed at ICANN, knows that the rights of domain owners are always under threat. Fortunately a group of members from the domain […]

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Donuts Becomes 1st new gTLD Registry to Join The Internet Commerce Association (ICA)

July 27th, 2015 Comments off
Donuts has become the 1st new gTLD registry to join the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) as a Silver member. The ICA is a non-profit advocating for the rights and interests of domain name owners and related service providers. Although Donuts is also a member of the DNA (As is a company I’m a Director of,  […]

ICA Sounds The Alarm: Tell ICANN No to URS at .Travel – Or It Will Travel to .Com

May 21st, 2015 Comments off
Phil Corwin of the Internet Commerce Association (the “ICA)  just published a post,  sounding a very loud alarm, to head off what would be the first step that would make all .Com domain name subject to the Uniform Rapid Suspension Policy (URS) which allows “trademark holders” to go after domain names. To remind everyone the […]

Here Is The Statement Phil Corwin Of The ICA Will Be Giving To The House Judiciary Committee

May 13th, 2015 Comments off
Here is the Statement of Philip S. Corwin,  Counsel, Internet Commerce Association   will give today to the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet The hearing is entitled: “Stakeholder Perspectives on ICANN: The .Sucks Domain and Essential Steps to Guarantee Trust and Accountability in the Internet’s Operation” The hearing should have […]
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Is The Trademark Clearinghouse Causing New gTLD’s To Lose 6X The Number Of Registrations?

March 12th, 2015 Comments off
Phil Corwin of the Internet Commerce Association (ICA), just published a very interesting story on how the trademark clearinghouse (TMCH) program maybe negatively effecting the numbers of new gTLD’s registrations to a factor of 6X. Its a great read and I think Phil maybe on to something. As an unintended consequence of trying to protection […]

Domain Holdings Joins The ICA As A Silver Member

December 4th, 2014 Comments off
Domain Holdings, has become the latest member of The Internet Commerce Association (the ICA) which is a trade group that represents and protect  domain name holders and those with interests in the domain business. Domainholdings.com has entered the ICA as a silver member which requires a annual contribution of $5,000-$9,999 I reached out to Alan […]
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ICA Changes Membership Structure, Add New Board Position & Voting Procedures For Board

October 8th, 2014 Comments off
The Internet Commerce Association (ICA) announced today that it passed a resolution (Here is the full Resolution) which changes its membership structure, adds a new Board Positions & changes the voting procedures for members of its Board. Under the resolution the new levels of membership are as follows: Platinum members are for those individuals and/or […]
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As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]