15 Aug '16, 11am

Industry lays into Verisign over .com deal renewal

Industry lays into Verisign over .com deal renewal Kevin Murphy , August 15, 2016, 11:48:55 (UTC), Domain Registries Some of Verisign’s chickens have evidently come home to roost. A number of companies that the registry giant has pissed off over the last couple of years have slammed the proposed renewal of its .com contract with ICANN. Rivals including XYZ.com (sued over its .xyz advertising) and Donuts (out-maneuvered on .web) are among those to have filed comments opposing the proposed new Registry Agreement. They’re joined by business and intellectual property interests, concerned that Verisign is being allowed to carry on without implementing any of the IP-related obligations of other gTLDs, and a dozens of domainers, spurred into action by a newsletter. Even a child protection advocacy group has weighed in, accusing Verisign of not doing enough to prevent child abuse ...

Full article: http://domainincite.com/20868-industry-lays-into-verisign...

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