Working In Teams

“After all is said and done, more is usually said than done.” The New York Times published a very interesting article by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg about working in teams. Whether in school or at work, you have probably all worked on a team at some point, but most people never really think much… Read More »
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ICA DEEPLY CONCERNED WITH  PROPOSAL TO ENABLE  DOMAIN TRANSFERS BASED UPON COPYRIGHT CLAIMS

On Wednesday, our fellow trade association, the Domain Name Association (DNA), announced the rollout of its “Healthy Domains Initiative” (HDI).  The ICA joins the DNA in seeking solutions for stopping online abuse.  However, the ICA is particularly concerned  about its proposed remedy to combat online copyright infringement. The HDI proposes to establish a “Copyright ADRP”...

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ICA Files .Mobi Comment that ICANN will Ignore

On February 1st the ICA filed its comment letter  with ICANN opposing the inclusion of the URS in the .Mobi renewal registry agreement. Once again we were joined in this position by ICANN’s Business Constituency (BC), and opposed by the Intellectual Property Constituency and the International Trademark Association. We have seen this movie before. We...

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DNA Unveils HDI with “Copyright UDRP”

Yesterday, in an article published at CircleID.com, our fellow trade group the Domain Name Association (DNA) announced the rollout of its Healthy Domains Initiative (HDI). DNA was established concurrent with the launch of the new gTLD program, and prim...
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Why won’t Tucows disclose their resellers’ services?

Recently, I had to confirm whether a particular, UK-based registrar is ICANN-accredited. Transferring domains to non-accredited domain registrars is important to know; one must be aware of which ICANN-accredited registrar they resell for. The registrar identified itself as a reseller of OpenSRS/Tucows. But I had to confirm it, so I contacted Tucows. My communication with […]
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NameSilo Marketplace Launches Domain Payment Plans

NameSilo, a domain name registrar, has just launched the ability to offer Payment Plans for premium domain names to customers. The announcement by NameSilo came via an email which can be read below. This means that customers can pay for a premium domain in the NameSilo Marketplace utilizing NameSilo’s shopping cart and payment options. If […]
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