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Update on Net 4 India Limited

25 March 2021

Net 4 India Limited (Net 4 India) is an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)-accredited registrar subject to insolvency proceedings in India. Over the last several months, thousands of registrants have complained about encountering significant issues regarding renewal, transfer, and management of their domain name registrations with Net 4 India.

As a result of Net 4 India's failure to address those complaints, along with other breaches of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA), ICANN issued three separate breach notices to Net 4 India. Net 4 India did not cure the breaches; but rather, the Resolution Professional (RP) appointed by the insolvency Court to represent the interests of Net 4 India requested that the insolvency Court prevent ICANN from finalizing its termination of Net 4 India's RAA.

ICANN continues to urge the insolvency Court to issue its final ruling on, and deny the RP's request. For more information about the matter and ICANN's ongoing efforts, including a summary of proceedings and orally-issued Court orders, visit the dedicated litigation page for this matter.


ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.