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Consensus be damned: here’s how transfers will work at Tucows after GDPR

Tucows will follow TechOps subcommittee recommendation for domain transfers as ICANN figures out what to do. Here’s the thing about GDPR and domain name registrars/registries: if they wait for ICANN to figure out how to address GDPR, it will be too late to make the necessary changes to comply with the law. GDPR enforcement goes […]

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Domain drama : OpenSRS retracted accusatory claim against Uniregistry

OpenSRS changed its accusatory claims against Uniregistry within hours of publishing a corporate blog post, signed by Haley Midgette. The original statement by OpenSRS asserted the following: “We no longer support the TLDs that have the potential to be disruptive to your business.” This far-fetched statement further asserted: “What do we mean by “disruptive to […]

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After price hike, now Tucows drops support for Uniregistry TLDs

Tucows is to drop OpenSRS support for nine Uniregistry gTLDs after the registry announced severe price increases. The registrar told OpenSRS resellers that it will no longer support .audio, .juegos, .diet, .hiphop, .flowers, .guitars, .hosting, .property and .blackfriday from September 8, the date the increases kick in. It’s the second major registrar, after GoDaddy, to […]
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