29 Oct '12, 12am

.Com Pricing Through 2018 Uncertain as USG Reviews Renewal Contract by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Associat...

VeriSign CEO Jim Bizdos told analysts: “ We have concluded that the Commerce Department may not complete its review and approve the renewal of the .com Registry Agreement prior to its expiration on Nov. 30, 2012, and that the Commerce Department, together with the Department of Justice, is reviewing the .com Registry Agreement’s pricing terms. Pursuant to the terms of the Cooperative Agreement, if the .com Registry Agreement is not approved by the Commerce Department prior to its expiration, the Commerce Department is required to agree to the extension of the .com Registry Agreement for six months, or such other reasonable period of time as the Commerce Department and VeriSign may mutually agree.” Following a round of public comment, the contract under review was approved without change by ICANN’s Board at a June 23rd meeting held in Prague, Czech Republic. The announcemen...

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