28 Apr '15, 2pm

Senate Judiciary Leaders Ask New IP Czar to Facilitate ICANN-Focused Conversations

With respect to intellectual property enforcement concerns, we have heard from a number of stakeholders that domain name registrars are not meeting their contractual obligations with ICANN, and that ICANN itself routinely has failed to prioritize and enforce its agreements. Registrars and registries, like every legitimate business that operates in the Internet ecosystem, have a constructive role to play in curbing online infringement and counterfeiting. We urge you to facilitate conversations among rightsholders, registrars, registries, and ICANN to identify mutually agreeable best practices in this important space. We urge that you become actively involved in the interagency process to advocate for strong and effective intellectual property rights in this online environment.

Full article: http://www.internetcommerce.org/senate-judiciary-to-ip-czar/

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