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
Earlier this morning, our parent company, Tucows Inc. released some exciting news: we’ve officially acquired Ascio Technologies, another wholesale domain registrar that, like OpenSRS, is dedicated to supporting a … 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
Update: March 6, 2018
Previously, we had announced plans to apply GDPR-related requirements and processes only to domains registered by EU-local individuals*. We have since changed our approach and now plan to … Continue Reading
These days, anyone who registers a domain name is bombarded by a whole series of emails. While this feels spammy, many of these emails are legitimate, sent by registrars who … Continue Reading
Update: January 12, 2018
This blog post is a follow-up to the information we published a few months ago regarding the Google-Symantec conundrum.
Symantec and Google have agreed … Continue Reading
OpenSRS is no longer able to provide .au domain registrations to any reseller that is based in China. This follows a formal direction Tucows was given by auDA, the registry … Continue Reading
Time is running out to protect the Internet as we know it.
Today is a day to rally. A day to talk, to reach out and especially to act.
It’s … Continue Reading
Google shook up the SSL industry back in March of this year when they released a proposal addressing “a series of failures by Symantec Corporation to properly validate certificates.” The … Continue Reading