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EMERGENCY INDUSTRY ALERT!

Labeled as alert in Warnings and Alerts, started by Larion, Nov 18, 2019

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  1. Larion

    Larion Established Member

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    New blog from The Domain King:

    EMERGENCY INDUSTRY ALERT!!
    ICANN Wants to SEIZE ALL Your Domains!!



    ICANN Proposal #15, would result in the suspension of an entire portfolio of Domains if deemed a "repeat offender" with *2* domain dispute losses! (not just the domains that were in dispute!)


    https://www.ricksblog.com/2019/11/emergency-industry-alert-icann-wants-to-seize-all-your-domains/

    https://twitter.com/DomainKing/status/1196377351229247489

    https://community.icann.org/display/RARPMRIAGPWG/2019-11-03+ICANN66+Montreal+-+Review+of+all+Rights+Protection+Mechanisms+(RPMs)+in+all+gTLDs+PDP+WG?preview=/115641871/120819086/URS Individual Proposal Survey Result.pdf
     
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  2. Vijay342

    Vijay342 Established Member

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    I wish it remains as proposal forever..
     
  3. LarryDomain

    LarryDomain Top Contributor VIP

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    Wouldn't this scare the pants off of entities like GreatDomains??
     
  4. Bob Hawkes

    Bob Hawkes Top Member NameTalent VIP Gold Account Trusted Blogger

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    It is indeed troubling, particularly given how surprising some URS decisions have been and how precedents keep widening and some, certainly not all, legal representatives seem very enthusiastic to push UDRP and URS cases. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
    Bob
     
  5. LarryDomain

    LarryDomain Top Contributor VIP

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    I would bet that this never goes through but thinking back, Trump had worst odds and he's president so.. We better do our best to fight it.
     
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  6. HappyW

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    There is no legal basis for this practice. Even if ICANN votes, I believe there will be a lot of legal judgments.
     
  7. Grego85

    Grego85 Quality.Domains VIP

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    I wonder how that confiscation part would work. Could be very easy in some cases, but probably very difficult in many others. This is going to make domainers even more secretive for sure.
     
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  8. Steven McEvoy

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    Whats next is Icann going to ban, reselling of domain names. Like social media accounts do? Is that even possible?
     
  9. Josytal

    Josytal Top Contributor VIP

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    Interesting, how does ICANN plan to liquidate the confiscated portfolio?
    Auction the domains to the public or among selected few?
    Return the domains to the pull at reg fee?
    Keep the portfolio for itself?
    Others?
     
  10. Lox

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    Individual proposal
     
  11. tracey sclater

    tracey sclater Established Member

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    WELL Anything is possible after Trump what a sad system .
     
  12. MadAboutDomains

    MadAboutDomains Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    :ROFL:

    It was Saint Obama that gave away control over ICANN...
     
  13. CJ6

    CJ6 My favorite movies are too offensive now. Whimps. VIP

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    I was just about to say that.
     
  14. Samer

    Samer Top Contributor VIP

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    Ted Cruz only 1 fought, to prevent transfer..
    Ted reason wrong (knew nothin about internet) but his concerns hand control to ICANN, valid. ICANN shown be incompetent, morally corrupt.

    if we could rewind time wud we block transfer?
     
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  15. CJ6

    CJ6 My favorite movies are too offensive now. Whimps. VIP

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    I believe that Trump would block the transfer.
     
  16. Ategy

    Ategy Arif M, NameCult.com TheDomainSocial.com VIP Gold Account

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    I think I'm the only person who's ok with this ...

    ... because if this were implimented that would also mean that any company that loses two UDRPs would automatically lose their business right?

    Fair is fair!

    Seriously .. this is just ludicrous! :-/
     
  17. Larion

    Larion Established Member

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    What happens if "Google", "GoDaddy" or "CSC Corporate Domains" loses two UDRP-disputes?

    Well, who needs these guys anyway... :cautious:
     
  18. Ategy

    Ategy Arif M, NameCult.com TheDomainSocial.com VIP Gold Account

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    No .. I meant it in that if a company as the complainant files 100 UDRPs against domainers .. and loses 2 of them .. then they should lose their business .. since the expectation is for domainers to lose their business if they lose 2 UDRPs.


    Fair is fair!

    That would surely lead to an end of abusive non-founded complaints SUPER fast! lol
     
  19. DpakH

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    What if a company who owns lots of gems and loses two UDRP?
    I believe if we see a lots of names then there might be often UDRP cases.
    What might be the scenerio if it is implemented?
    These are personal opinion.
    Thanks
    DpakH
     
  20. Larion

    Larion Established Member

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    Anyway, there is always the law of nature:

    "What Goes Around, Comes Around."

    :xf.smile:
     
  21. Rob Monster

    Rob Monster CEO, Epik Epik.com Staff PRO VIP

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    If this topic even begins to get any serious momentum, it will be a call to action for registrars to cease cooperating with WIPO altogether. They are way out of their lane on this one.

    With UDRP, WIPO is operating a small claims court for domains. They are apparently attempting to expand their scope into (corporate-sponsored) content police.

    The recent decision on VisitQatar is just the latest example of anti-registrant bias that must stop.

    WIPO is walking very close to the precipice with UDRP dysfunction. If they continue on their present trajectory, it will be the end for them. ICANN and/or the private sector will simply out-innovate them.

    The eulogy of UDRP is already in draft, folks.

    Worth a read:

    https://www.wipo.int/portal/en/news/2019/article_0050.html

    @Zak Muscovitch
     
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