From time to time a registrar's ability to sponsor new domain names or initiate inbound transfers can be temporarily suspended by ICANN organization because the registrar has not fulfilled some important obligations under its accreditation agreement with ICANN organization.
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- What does registrar suspension mean?
- Why would an ICANN-accredited registrar be suspended?
- How long will a registrar suspension last?
- How will the public be made aware of a registrar suspension?
- If I have domain names with a registrar that has been suspended by ICANN, will I lose my domain names?
- My domain name with the suspended registrar is about to expire. How can I make sure it is not lost during the suspension?
- What happens if a domain name is registered through a reseller of the suspended registrar?
- What will happen to the suspended registrar after the suspension period?
- What happens if the suspended registrar's accreditation is eventually terminated by ICANN and how will registrants be affected?
- Will there be a standard execution time?
- If a registrar cures all breaches referenced in ICANN's notice of suspension, will the suspension period be shortened?
- Under what circumstances will ICANN consider extending the suspension period?
- Will suspended registrars be prohibited from complying with court orders pertaining to inbound transfers?