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Revised Proposal of the ACDR to Serve as a UDRP Dispute Resolution Service Provider

1 March 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 1 March 2013 Categories/Tags: Second-Level Domains Purpose (Brief):

ICANN is opening a public comment forum to receive comment...

String Similarity: IDN Variant Review Results

1 March 2013

In an announcement on 26 February 2013, ICANN published a list of string similarity contention sets wherein two or more applied-for gTLD strings are identical or...

Objection Period Closing 13 March 2013

28 February 2013

Objections to new gTLD strings must be submitted by 13 March 2013 at 23:59:59 UTC in order to be considered by Dispute Resolution Service Providers (DRSPs).

The objection process is intended to afford businesses, individuals, governmental entities and communities an opportunity to formally...

Implementation of Expired Registration Recovery Policy

28 February 2013

ICANN is pleased to announce the implementation of the Expired Registration Recovery Policy ("ERRP"). This policy was developed from the Generic Name Supporting Organization ("...

New gTLD Program: String Similarity Contention Sets

26 February 2013

ICANN is publishing today the contention sets identified by the string similarity review for applications submitted as part of the New gTLD Program. Review the full list of contention sets here:...

ICANN's Trademark Clearinghouse to Provide Unprecedented Protections in the Domain Name Space

25 February 2013

On 26 March 2013, ICANN will unveil a global repository for trademark data, the first of its kind in the domain name space. The Trademark Clearinghouse will enable companies and individuals to protect their trademarks, while...

Pre-Beijing ICANN Policy Update Webinar Invitation

21 February 2013

In order to participate, please RSVP via email to the GNSO Secretariat ( to receive the call details.

Whether you plan to participate in the upcoming...

ICANN Appoints First URS Provider

20 February 2013

The National Arbitration Forum (FORUM) has secured the first appointment by ICANN to administer the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS). FORUM submitted an outstanding proposal demonstrating how it would meet all requirements...

Preliminary Issue Report on Uniformity of Reporting

20 February 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 20 February 2013 Categories/Tags: Policy Processes Purpose (Brief): At its October meeting last year the GNSO Council requested an Issue Report...

ICANN 47 in Durban - Hotel Booking Links and Registration Now Open!

19 February 2013

ICANN has opened links for hotel booking and conference registration for its upcoming 47th Public Meeting to be held in Durban, South Africa from 14-18 July 2013. The meeting site will be the International Convention Centre.



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