URS: A Failed Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy That ICANN Insiders Wish To Impose On More Re...
In this multi-part series, I look at the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) policy, a domain name dispute resolution policy that the RPM PD... - Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:22
ICANN’s (Un)empowered Community
Now that the proverbial shit has hit the fan, with regards to the announcement that the .ORG registry has been sold to private equity, ... - Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 16:8
ICANN RPM PDP Working Group Chairs Blatantly Violate Rules
The ICANN Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms in all gTLDs Working Group  (“RPM PDP”) has an important agenda, which... - Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 12:16
UDRP Systematic Bias as Panelists Mindlessly Copy and Paste Text
The Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) permits trademark owners to bring domain name registrants before a panel to ad... - Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 8:55
ICANN demonstrates its hypocrisy over .ORG renewals, with cost savings for EBERO contracts
ICANN recently passed a resolution regarding the EBERO program. It’s worth comparing the rationale for that resolution with the r... - Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 9:1
ICANN Public Comment Periods are a Sham. All Public Comment Periods Should be Suspended Until a F...
Today was the last day to submit comments to ICANN on the GNSO Policy Development Process on IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protect... - Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 18:28
Misuse of ICANN PDP Chair Position to Relitigate Working Group Decisions
Something very disturbing and dangerous is happening within the ICANN RPM PDP working group, that I’d like to bring to the community’s ... - Monday, August 5, 2019 - 19:59
Double Standards in the Application of the ICANN Expected Standards of Behavior – Part 6
In this series, I examine past behavior at ICANN, contrasting it with the Expected Standards of Behavior (ESOB), and ask you to decide ... - Monday, August 5, 2019 - 18:36 domain name changed hands for $600,000
According to a recent SEC filing (see page 14), Medidata Solutions Inc., a provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in l... - Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:17
Ten Year Renewal In Advance of Domain Name Fee Increases Is Inadequate Protection
In the past month, one of the most controversial topics in the domain name world has been the proposal by ICANN to permit unlimited fee... - Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:50
My comments to ICANN opposing proposed .org, .info, .biz and .asia contract renewals
Below is a (slightly reformatted) version of the comments I submitted to ICANN today regarding the proposed .org, info, .biz and .asia ... - Monday, April 29, 2019 - 17:43
Should ICANN staff be fired over the outrageous .org, .info, .biz and .asia proposed registry con...
ICANN staff put forth outrageous proposals for the renewal of the .org, .biz, .info and .asia contracts, which are now open for public ... - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 16:43 domain name changed hands for $71,842
According to a recent SEC filing (see page 30), blockchain company Prometheum acquired the domain name in October 2018 f... - Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:53
Impact of the URS and Unlimited Fee Increases for Registrants in .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ and .ASIA
I had the pleasure of having a discussion today with several members of the ICANN At-Large community, regarding the proposed contracts ... - Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 15:40
Update: My participation rights have now been eliminated at ICANN working groups
Just to followup on the earlier blog post of today, I received the following email from Keith Drazek (GNSO Council Chair), Dear Mr. Kir... - Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:54

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