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Just blogged: ICANN plans meeting on URS amid calls for RFP #icann #newgtlds #trademarks

ICANN plans meeting on URS amid calls for RFP Kevin Murphy , September 19, 2012, 16:29:02 (UTC), Domain Policy ICANN wants to try to put the unresolved issues surrounding the Uniform Rapid Suspension system to bed and is planning a meeting in a couple of weeks time to solicit community input. According to an email from chief of strategy Kurt Pritz to the GNSO Council and At-Large Advisory Committee, ICANN plans to hold a webinar, with a possible face-to-face option, in about two weeks. The aim is to sort out the problems with URS, which was originally conceived as a faster, cheaper version of UDRP for clear-cut cases of cybersquatting that don’t require much thought to decide. It’s currently neither fast enough for the trademark lobby’s liking, nor as cheap as ICANN had hoped. ICANN had targeted a $300 to $500 fee to file URS complaints, but following conversations with th...

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