.BIZ Registry Agreement
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Amendment to the .BIZ Registry Agreement

29 June 2007

ICANN and NeuStar agree that the following new section 7 ("Additional Services") is added to Appendix 7 of the 8 December 2006 .BIZ Registry Agreement:

7.1 Bulk Transfer After Partial Portfolio Acquisition .

Bulk Transfer After Partial Portfolio Acquisition (BTAPPA) is a registry service available to consenting registrars in the circumstance where one ICANN-accredited registrar purchases, by means of a stock or asset purchase, merger or similar transaction, a portion but not all, of another ICANN-accredited registrar’s domain name portfolio in the .BIZ top-level domain.

At least fifteen days before completing a BTAPPA, the losing registrar must provide to all domain name registrants for names involved in the bulk transfer, written notice of the bulk change of sponsorship. The notice must include an explanation of how the Whois record will change after the bulk transfer occurs, and customer support and technical contact information of the gaining registrar.

If a domain is transferred under the BTAPPA service during any applicable grace period as described in Section 3 above, there is no credit. The expiration dates of transferred registrations are not affected.

Domain names in the following statuses at the time of the Transfer Request will not be transferred in a BTAPPA: “pending transfer”, “redemption grace period (RGP)”, or “pending delete”. Domain names that are within the auto-renew grace window are subject to bulk transfer, but NeuStar may decline to provide a credit for those names deleted after the bulk transfer, but prior to the expiration of the auto-renew grace window.

NeuStar has discretion to reject a BTAPPA request if there is reasonable evidence that a transfer under BTAPPA is being requested in order to avoid fees otherwise due to NeuStar or ICANN, or if a registrar with common ownership or management or both has already requested BTAPPA service within the preceding six-month period.

In the event that one or more ICANN-accredited Registrars participate in the BTAPPA service, each such Registrar shall be required to agree to the pricing, terms and conditions set forth in Appendix 7, Exhibit A.

The parties have duly executed this Amendment as of the date first written above.





Name: Kurt Pritz

Name: Richard Tindal

Title: Senior Vice President, Services