Should rogue domain registrars be isolated?

Andrew Allemann made an interesting point today, at Domain Name Wire, in reference to the popularity of the Chinese domain registrar, Ename, with domain thieves. "[...] registrars should add an internal security check for transfers to eName. At a minimum, they should enforce the five day transfer … [Read more...]

Domain ownership and theft: Will ICANN remain antiquated, slow and bureaucratic?

In October 2014, before the ICANN51 conference in Los Angeles, I implored ICANN officials to include the topic of domain ownership redefinition in their agenda. Facing a dramatic surge in domain theft throughout 2014, that article outlined the reasons that domain ownership must be redefined, and … [Read more...]