09 May '11, 1am

Urgent: Factions Want to Impose Uniform Rapid Suspension on .Net

Urgent: Factions Want to Impose Uniform Rapid Suspension on .Net Sunday, May 8th, 2011 Business Constituency may propose new regulations for .net. The comment period for the proposed renewal of the .net registry agreement ends on May 10, yet no one has commented to date. But there will be comments by time the comment period closes, and one could be a bombshell: a proposal to apply the untested Uniform Rapid Suspension scheme to .net. Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) is a trademark rights protection mechanism that is likely to apply to new top level domain names whenever they finally come out. It lets trademark holders file a quick UDRP at a fraction of the cost. As of now any domains that are won through URS are merely suspended, not handed to the complainant. But that may well change. My initial fear was that URS would come out on new TLDs and then be applied to .net and .c...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2011/05/08/urgent-factions-want...

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