Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 27 July 2012

27 July 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from Planet Online and Name For Name to NamesBeyond

27 July 2012 | ICANN has authorized the bulk transfer of Planet Online Corp's gTLD domain names to 2030138 Ontario Inc. dba NamesBeyond.com ("NamesBeyond") due to a compliance action taken by ICANN that resulted in the de-accreditation of registrar Planet Online Corp.

Period of 26 July - 05 August 2012: Public Comment Periods Approaching Closing Date

26 July 2012 | The Following Public Comment periods are approaching their Comment or Reply Period Close dates, 26 July - 05 August 2012.

Locking of a Domain Name Subject to UDRP Proceedings

25 July 2012 | The Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Locking of a Domain Name Subject to UDRP Proceedings Working Group is looking for public input in order to have a clear understanding of the exact nature and scope of issues encountered with the locking of a domain name subject to UDRP Proceedings.

Preliminary Issue Report on Uniformity of Contracts to Address Registration Abuse

25 July 2012 | At its October meeting last year the GNSO Council requested an Issue Report to evaluate whether a minimum baseline of registration abuse provisions should be created for all in scope ICANN agreements, and if created, how such language would be structured to address the most common forms of registration abuse.


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