Domain Name Dispute Resolution Options: Features, Benefits, and Other Considerations for Choosing Between UDRP and URS by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”). Both procedures provide a legal framework for resolving disputes between a domain name holder and a third party regarding the improper registration and useRead More →

Picture this: You’ve created an attractive and functional website on a server owned by a company that you once thought of as a reliable web host. Then weeks, months, or years later, the service goes wrong for you. These could be hacks, slow load times, inconsistent availability, high prices, orRead More →

Once you’ve decided to build a website, you need to make an important decision, before you even check out our roundup of the best web hosting services: What’s your domain name will be? You know it’s the [yoursitename.extension] web address by which all your (hopefully) many customers find you. YourRead More →

The system allows companies to easily verify the identity of customers. Validation.com makes it easier for businesses to verify the identity of customers. Namecheap has launched a new identity verification service using a large domain name: Validation.com. The service allows businesses to confirm the identity of customers for a varietyRead More →

HDR Global Trading Limited v. Super Privacy Service LTD v/o Dynadot, 2019 NAFDD LEXIS 1176 (Decision August 30, 2019)[NMR] Another week, another CCM article that illustrates the importance of brands. A brand is many things. Sure, there are trademark filings, for things like company names, product names, logos, slogans, butRead More →

CNNIC’s ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy (CNDRP) was revised on June 18, 2019. According to the newly revised Article 2, “Dispute Resolution Service Providers do not accept complaint regarding domain names whose recording time is longer than Three years”, the duration was extended from two years to three years, which meansRead More →

At Gandi, we currently offer over 750 TLDs (probably the one with the most coverage in the industry), so we often see policy changes firsthand. One of these changes was the introduction of new laws in China and new regulations by MIIT (China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) atRead More →

The RAA’s new requirement to verify your contact information is great news for scammers. As of January 1, any domain name registrar that has signed the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (which includes all major registrars) must verify certain aspects of the whois contact information. . Registrars should verify this byRead More →