Recent Domain News

8 possible headlines for yesterday’s New TLD hearing

How do you describe an uneventful congressional hearing? Yesterday the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing about the introduction of new top level domains. The session, lightly attended by senators, was a bit bland. But here are 8 possible headlines I could think of after watching yesterday

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New UDRP Provider Applies to ICANN, UDRP Status Back on Agenda

UDRP on the docket for ICANN meeting next week. ICANN’s Board of Directors will again consider its contractual relationships with Uniform domain-name Dispute Resolution Policy providers at its August 5 meeting, as well as consent to post an application from an entity wishing to become a UDRP provider. The topic of contractual relationships with UDRP providers was on the April agenda but was tabled because the board ran out of time. It wasn’t on the agenda in Brussels (which was an open meeting during an ICANN meeting). But it’s there again for August 5, albeit the last item on the agenda.

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Goodmail Makes Email Marketing Campaigns More Effective with Unique Reputation Management Application

Goodmail Systems, the creator of CertifiedEmail, the industrys standard class of trusted email, today announced the delivery of new expanded reputation reporting capabilities designed to help CertifiedEmail customers and Email Service Providers (ESPs) more closely monitor and manage key email campaign metrics. Accessible through Goodmails MailCenter, the new application includes a granular …

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Domain Registrars legal framework clarified in France?

In a ruling published on August 29th 2009, Paris’ Tribunal de Grande Instance has clarified the legal framework of domain names registrars. Five years since the first law framing the liability of technical intermediaries such as Internet Service Providers (based on EC Directive 2000/31/EC) the Court explains that the Registrar’s business is of a “strict technical nature [and performed] following specific requests from customers who bear the sole responsibility of choosing and using the domain name”.

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