Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

Motion to end Domain Tasting

Posted by Karen Monteith on March 11th, 2008

As an update to an earlier post regarding domain name tasting, ICANN’s GNSO Council invites public comments and constituency impact statements regarding its draft proposal to curb domain tasting. Under the proposal, any gTLD operator that has implemented an add grace period (“AGP”) would be prohibited from offering a refund for any domain name deleted [...]

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ICANN Proposal to end Domain Tasting

Posted by Karen Monteith on January 30th, 2008

ICANN has announced a proposal to end domain tasting by charging the annual ICANN fee at the time a domain name is registered. If this proposal is approved, then whenever a domain name registration is deleted during the five-day Add Grace Period, only the registration fee (and not the ICANN fee) will be refunded to [...]

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Taking the Profit out of Domain Tasting

Posted by Karen Monteith on January 29th, 2008

According to a recent article Google will stop allowing Google ads to appear on websites that are linked to by domain names that Google has determined are being kited. The article states that Google will introduce a system to detect “domain kiting”. Under the current registration system for .com domain names, a registrant has a five-day [...]

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