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Public Comment: Registration Abuse Addressed

February 16th 2010 in Uncategorized

Source:
http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-12feb10-en.htm

This is another document worth reading (even if it is 107 pages long) for those of us interested in ‘security’ for users of the internet as a whole.  I consider it an important document because Chapter 6 discusses “malicious use of domain names” and what ICANN can do about it, while chapter 5 focuses on cybersquatting, front-running, gripe sites; deceptive, and/or offensive domain names, fake renewal notices, name spinning, pay per click, traffic diversion, false affiliation and domain kiting/tasting.

Just like the other document (Draft report on WHOIS accuracy) public comment is invited, but for *this* document, a public information session will be held at the ICANN Meeting in Nairobi.


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