ICANN’s Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) defines the procedures and rules for domain name transfers. When it was first introduced in 2004, the Policy was limited to inter-registrar transfers. Over the … Continue Reading
A small delegation from Tucows attended ICANN64 in Kobe, Japan, and we want to share a few quick highlights about the progress made in some key areas.
RDAP Working Group
ICANN’s Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) team has issued their Phase 1 Final Report, marking the end of this stage of the project. The recommendations from this Report will … Continue Reading
For Data Privacy Day 2019, we wanted to do something a little bit different.
Regular readers will know that we write about things like the … Continue Reading
This is the third post in our series on the ICANN 63 conference that was held in Barcelona in October 2018. You can also take … Continue Reading
This is the second post in our series on the ICANN 63 conference that was held in Barcelona in October 2018. Before diving in, we recommend taking a look … Continue Reading
TL;DR: Much of the ICANN 63 conference focused on the GDPR’s effects on our industry. We’ve recapped the EPDP team’s work, focusing on the possible policy outcomes that could most … Continue Reading
We appreciate the work that our reseller partners have done, alongside our own, to come into compliance with the GDPR. In support of that work, please review our updated Master … Continue Reading
The registrar transfer process for gTLDs needs to change once the public Whois “goes dark”. The end result will be a process that creates a more streamlined experience for domain … Continue Reading
We had a great turnout for our GDPR webinar, and attendees asked many intelligent and insightful questions about the regulation and our implementation of its requirements. We’ve made available a … Continue Reading