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August 24, 2019 06:39

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As Trump sworn in, CADNA returns to lobby for stronger cybersquatting laws

Remember the Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse? The lobby group that campaigned for stronger cybersquatting laws and against new gTLDs? It’s back. CADNA on Thursday used the imminent inauguration of new US president Donald Trump to announce that it’s back in the game, hoping a Republican-dominated government will be friendlier to its agenda. It told […]

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CADNA pushes to change anticybersquatting law

Group wants to model law after Utah legislation. Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) is pushing to amend the 1999 Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) to include provisions in a 2010 Utah cybersquatting law. Phil Corwin, counsel for the Internet Commerce Association, notes that CADNA is recruiting a sponsor and no bill has been introduced […]

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It’s now a lot easier to join the Internet Commerce Association

Online registration to join ICA is now available. The Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a group advocating for domain name investors, introduced less expensive membership options this year. Individual domain name investors can join the group for $600 per year, and it can be paid $50 a month. The group just made it a lot easier […]

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The ICA Is Having a Coming Out Party At Namescon; Come Join US

Most of you know that I have been a long-time member and strong supporter of the Internet Commerce Association. Anyone who has had to face a UDRP, or seen the policies that are proposed at ICANN, knows that the rights of domain owners are always under threat. Fortunately a group of members from the domain […]

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ICA issues statement on horrible Camilla.com UDRP decision

Policy and advocacy group takes unusual step of issuing statement about a particular UDRP case. The UDRP for Camilla.com was truly horrible. A three-person panel essentially stole a valuable, generic domain name from the heirs of the late Igal Lichtman, commonly known in domain name circles as Mrs Jello. It ruled that a company that […]

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URS fight brewing at ICANN 53

Should the Uniform Rapid Suspension process spread from new gTLDs to incumbent gTLDs, possibly including .com? That’s been the subject of some strong disagreements during the opening weekend of ICANN 53, which formally kicks off in Buenos Aires today. During sessions of the Generic Names Supporting Organization and the ICANN board and staff, ICANN was […]

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Chehadé : It was just a misunderstanding

ICANN CEO explains domain “hogging” comments made during the Davos Annual Meeting. ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé has responded (pdf) to a letter from Internet Commerce Association (ICA) regarding domain “hogging” comments he made in a Huffington Post interview. In a video interview with Huffington Post in January, Chehadé said: “The reality is, the more there […]

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Why The ICA Is So Important + How You Can Learn More About It At NamesCon

I joined the ICA in 2012, before that, to be perfectly honest I didn’t know much about what the ICA did. After my first week as a contributor I was blown-away, soon I was on email strings covering issues that I had no idea we as domain investors were facing. That’s when I realize how […]

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