01 Jul '13, 12pm

#ICANN steps up the pace towards consensus on the #newgTLD program. - Stuart Fuller. v

It has been a busy week in ICANN towers as a number of major new gTLD decisions have been ticked off their long ‘to do’ list. The major step forward was the announcement that the Registrar Accreditation Agreement has been approved. After more than two years of negotiations, the agreement is finally ready to be launched. Every new registrar who wants to sell new gTLDs will have to sign up to the agreement before they can start registering new gTLD domain names. Whilst there have been compromise both from ICANN and registrar stakeholders, the agreement is here to stay. The underlying objectives of protection for registrars have been included in the agreement with beefed up requirements for capturing verified WHOIS information and proxy services. A number of gTLD applicants will also be breathing a huge sigh of relief as ICANN announced there is no issue with applications tha...

Full article: http://www.netnames.com/blog/2013/07/icann-steps-up-the-p...

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