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.WED Registry Agreement Amendment - Introduction of Third Level Domain Sales

4 June 2014

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Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 4 June 2014
  • Top-Level Domains
  • Second-Level Domains
  • Contracted Party Agreements
Purpose (Brief):

On 8 October 2013, Atgron, Inc., the registry operator of the .wed TLD, submitted a Registry Services Evaluation Policy (RSEP) request to allow the sale of third level domains in the TLD. As part of its request, Atgron submitted a list [PDF, 407 KB] of approximately 11,000 second-level-domain names in which it would offer these registrations. This RSEP request was posted for public information on the Registry Services Evaluation Policy webpage, available at https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/rsep-2014-02-19-en.

As provided for by existing consensus policy, ICANN has undertaken a preliminary determination on whether the proposal might raise significant competition, security or stability issues. ICANN's preliminary review (based on the information provided) did not identify any such issues for this request.

Implementation of the proposal would require an amendment to the Exhibit A of the .wed Registry Agreement, which is being posted for public comment.

Public Comment Box Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/wed-amendment-2014-06-04-en