Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

Access To WHOIS Information To Be Restricted?

Posted by Neil Melliship on March 2nd, 2007

A story on law.com today states that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which controls the registries for domain names with the popular .com, .net and .org top level domain extensions, will likely be voting in September on a proposal to limit the public availability of WHOIS information. This proposal has sparked [...]

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UDRP Decisions UP, CDRP Decisions Down

Posted by Neil Melliship on February 28th, 2007

The National Arbitration Forum (NAF), a leading dispute resolution service provider for domain name disputes, reports that the number of dispute resolution proceedings it handled involving domain names rose significantly in 2006, with a 21% increase over the number of disputes that it handled in 2005. The majority of cases involved domain names with the [...]

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Update on CIRA’s new WHOIS Policy

Posted by Neil Melliship on February 27th, 2007

From the Minutes of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Board of Directors Meeting held January 30, 2007: “6. Update on WHOIS K. von Arx updated the Board of Directors on the WHOIS implementation plan noting that staff had finalized the amendments and additions to CIRA’s Policies, Rules and Procedures necessary to implement the WHOIS [...]

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