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ICANN Reports On Security Breach Of New gTLD Applicant Portal: 60 Searches: 200+ Records

May 27th, 2015 Comments off
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today provided an update on its investigation into a data exposure issue in the New gTLD Applicant and GDD (Global Domains Division) portals, first reported on 1 March 2015 In its 30 April announcement, ICANN noted its intention to disclose to affected users the identity of […]
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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 […]

Fadi Chehadé Stepping Down As ICANN President & CEO in March 2016

May 21st, 2015 Comments off
            The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that President and CEO Fadi Chehadé has informed the Board he will be stepping down in  March 2016 to move into a new career in the private sector (outside the Domain Name Industry). At the request of the […]
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ICANN Could Be Privatized by the end of the year

May 17th, 2015 Comments off
PCTechMag.com wrote an article that discussed ICANN being on its own by the end of the year. Fadi Chehade gave comments on Thursday that all the parts were in place for this to happen. From the article: The head of the nonprofit group that oversees the world’s Internet addresses expressed confidence Thursday that it would […]
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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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.Sucks Registry Goes On Offense & Threatens To Sue ICANN For Defamation/Breach of Contract

May 11th, 2015 Comments off
In a sternly worded letter letter sent to ICANN today by the attorney’s representing Vox Populi the operator of the .Sucks registry put ICANN on notice that they believe ICANN has defamed the registry and its own rules and regulation and made it clear a lawsuit maybe forthcoming The letter was written by R. David […]
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ICANN Board Gives Go Ahead To Hotels/.Hoteis Contention Set In Denying Booking.com Reconsideration Request

April 29th, 2015 Comments off
The ICANN Board has rejected Booking.com request for reconsideration and thereby is allowing the Contention set of Hotels/.Hoteis to move forward to being resolved. Basically the ICANN Board is saying sorry Booking.com we will try to do better in the next round, and fix the problems that the Independent Review Proceeding (IRP) admitted were present […]
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ICANN Really .Sucks By Saying They Don’t Regulate Content: Anyone Remember .XXX?

April 11th, 2015 Comments off
After collecting over 1/3 of a billion dollars in application fees, ICANN attempted to pass off the whole .Sucks issue to law enforcement this week, asking them for an opinion, which is very unlikely to come, of whether the .sucks roll-out violates US or Canadian federal law. ICANN is quoted as saying it was “concerned […]
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ICANN Publishes Its Tax Return; Spends $46M In Salaries; $17M In Travel; Has $300M In Cash/Stocks

April 7th, 2015 Comments off
ICANN just published its tax return, Form 990, for the year ending June 30, 2014. ICANN Revenue decreased from the year earlier to $127 Million from $236 Million. However salaries & compensation rose from $32 Million to $46 Million. Total expenses in 2014 were $124 Million against last years  $150 Million. ICANN ended its fiscal […]
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NAE.com Saved in UDRP But No RDNH Despite Domain Reg 6 Years Before TM

March 23rd, 2015 Comments off
National Automotive Experts, L.L.C. just lost its bid to grab the three letter domain name NAE.com in a UDRP, from Vertical Axis Inc. who was represented as usually by Ari Goldberger of Esqwire.com The three member panel of Ho-Hyun Nahm,  Diane Thilly Cabell and Sandra J. Franklin easily found in favor of the Domain Holder […]
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