14 Jun '11, 5pm

New Measures Proposed to Enhance Post-Expiration and Renewal Related Policies and Practices

Provide a minimum of 8 days after expiration for renewal by registrant (Recommendation #2) An expired website must explicitly say that registration has expired and instructions on how to recover the registration (Recommendation #3) The registration agreement must include information on the fees charged for the post-expiration renewal of a domain name (Recommendation #5) Clear indication of methods used to deliver pre- and post-expiration notifications must be provided (Recommendation #6) At least two notices prior to expiration need to be sent at set times and one after expiration (Recommendation #7 & #8) Notifications must not solely be done by methods which require explicit action by the Registrant (Recommendation #9) All gTLDs and registrars must offer Redemption Grace Period (RGP), with the exception of sponsored gTLDs (Recommendation #13 & 14) The transfer of a domain...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-14jun1...

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