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Internet Commerce Association Activities Update

Internet Commerce Association logoWriting a guest column in Domain Name Wire, Philip S. Corwin, Counsel for the Internet Commerce Association, provides an update on ICA happenings to date in 2010.

The article looks at:

  • ICANN meeting participation: the ICA participated in the Kenya meeting remotely due to security concerns raising the issue of “the illicit attempt of the Czech Arbitration Court (CAC) to amend its supplemental UDRP rules to offer a fast track process that deprived registrants of essential due process rights” while in Brussels the ICA raised concerns regarding rights protections for new gTLDs, UDRP reform and issues around IP violations
  • Comments to ICANN on registration abuse policies, Uniform Rapid Suspension, accountability and transparency, fourth version of the Draft Applicant Guidebook, improvements to the Registrar Accreditation Agreement and the inter-Registrar Transfer Policy
  • Keeping an eye on legislative changes in the US.

To read the full article by Philip Corwin, see: