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Why UDRP Panelists Must Follow the Policy: A Look at the Devex.org Decision

Observers of the UDRP are aware that ICANN has substantially abrogated responsibility for oversight of the UDRP. ICANN accredits dispute resolution providers (DRPs) without requiring a contract so that the DRPs are held to no enforceable standards. more

i2Coalition Sends Letter of Support for .AMAZON to ICANN

Our interest in this matter goes well beyond the commercial interest of a single member of our community. We strongly believe that the Board of ICANN now has an opportunity to show the entire multistakeholder community that ICANN stands by its Applicant Guidebook, its community-developed Bylaws, an independent dispute resolution process. more

Afilias Chairman Jonathan Robinson Wins ICANN's 2016 Leadership Award at ICANN 57

Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, congratulates Jonathan Robinson, Executive Chairman of Afilias' Board of Directors, on receiving the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 2016 Leadership Award for his contributions to the ICANN and broader internet community. more

MarkMonitor Supports Brand Holders' Efforts Regarding .Feedback Registry

In the capacity that MarkMonitor has as an ICANN accredited registrar, we have observed numerous issues with registrations in the .feedback registry. These issues date back to the initial launch of .feedback earlier this year. more

Domain Management Handbook from MarkMonitor

At MarkMonitor, we understand that managing an international domain portfolio is an increasingly complex undertaking in an ever-changing environment. We created a handbook of industry best practices for Domain Administrators as a reference guide for daily use. more

US Court Grants DCA Trust's Motion for Preliminary Injunction on .Africa gTLD

A United States District Court, Central District of California - Western Division ruling has granted a Preliminary Injunction for DotConnectAfrica, the decision for DotConnectAfrica Trust v. Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers & ZA Central Registry. more

United States Court Has Granted an Interim Relief for DCA Trust on .Africa gTLD

A United States District Court, Central District of California - Western Division ruling has granted an Interim Relief for DotConnectAfrica by issuing a decision that ICANN should hold off from delegating the .AFRICA top-level domain (TLD) for ZA Central Registry (ZACR). more

Dyn Weighs In On Whois

Dyn believes enthusiastically in the deprecation of Whois in favor of Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP). Dyn believes that Whois has long outlived its usefulness and looks forward to the deployment of RDAP as its replacement. more

Season's Greetings - 2015 End of Year Message from DotConnectAfrica

2015 is coming to a close. As such, I always tend to review the past year and reflect on our accomplishments. Indeed, 2015 has been an extraordinary year for us here at DCA Group. It has been an extremely busy and satisfying year. Therefore, it is with great pleasure that I write this End of Year message to all our supporters, partners, and stakeholders in general. more

"The Market Has No Morality" Sophia Bekele Speaks on Business Ethics and Accountability

Bekele shares her long-term experience assisting institution before their accountability meltdown and her latest precedence setting legal and moral victory over ICANN. more