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
Tucows’ Tiered Access Compliance & Operations portal (which we commonly refer to as a “Tiered Access Directory” or “gated Whois”) launched at the end of May 2018. With its … 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
On May 17, 2018, ICANN issued a “Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data,” the purpose of which is to provide ICANN’s contracted parties (registrars and registries) a path towards compliance with … Continue Reading
Remember, although we have a great legal team working here at Tucows, none of what we share here can or should be taken as legal advice.
Among the world’s … Continue Reading
Over the past few months, we’ve talked quite a bit about the concept of our Tiered Access registration directory, also referred to by its informal title, “gated Whois”. This has … Continue Reading