ICA Member Profile: Richard Lau
Richard Lau is well known throughout the domain name industry having started many registrars, brokered numerous domain sales and quarterbacked the return of multiple high-value stolen domains. With his co-founding of NamesCon he adds to his successes in the industry, having established NamesCon as the largest commercial domain name c...
Internet Commerce Association - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 12:0
ICA Member Profile: Ron Jackson
Ron Jackson is the Founder, Editor & Publisher of Domain Name Journal, the domain industry news magazine at DNJournal.com that has been covering industry news, people and events since launching on New Year’s Day 2003. Ron spent nearly 20 years as a television reporter for ABC and CBS TV stations in Florida before beginning ...
Internet Commerce Association - Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 12:0
ICANN Board Decisions to become More Transparent
  “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis   ICA has long been an advocate for greater transparency in ICANN operations, especially in the decision-making activities of the Board. Back in May 2012, reacting to the announcement...
Internet Commerce Association - Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:43
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ICA Member Profile: Michael Castello
Michael Castello is CEO and President of Castello Cities Internet Network, Inc. CCIN owns, manages and develops some of the most recognized Geo and Generic domain name brands in the world including PalmSprings.com, Nashville.com and Traveler.com. He is also the owner of Daycare.com which he and his wife Sheri Castello founded in 1997...
Internet Commerce Association - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 12:6
ICA Member Profile: Andee Hill
Since 1999, Andee has had a been involved with the Internet and domaining industries. Andee’s past positions include Director of Business Development with online escrow giant Escrow.com, where she managed critical business relationships and led the product development team. Later, in 2013, Andee established her own escrow company, Es...
Internet Commerce Association - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:4
ICA Member Profile: Braden Pollock
Braden Pollock is a serial entrepreneur and domain investor who owns several companies, both online and off. Among his businesses is Legal Brand Marketing, LLC, which focuses primarily on lead generation for DUI and traffic attorneys, as well as lawyers in other legal practice areas. Under his leadership, Legal Brand Marketing has be...
Internet Commerce Association - Friday, May 20, 2016 - 8:43
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ICA Counsel Confirmed As Co-Chair of RPM Review WG
During its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 12th, ICANN’s GNSO Council confirmed the appointment of ICA Counsel Philip S. Corwin to be a Co-Chair of the Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in all gTLDs PDP Working Group (WG). Corwin represents ICA on ICANN’s Business Constituency (BC) and is one of the BC’s... R...
Internet Commerce Association - Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 13:26
U. S. Government Blasts China’s Draft Domain Regulations
In an unexpected move, the two top U.S. officials charged with the Obama Administration’s Internet policy have issued a joint statement severely criticizing draft Chinese domain policies. On May 16th, the State Department’s  Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda and NTIA’s Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Lawrence E. S...
Internet Commerce Association - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 23:36
ICA Counsel Chosen as Interim Chair of Working Group to Review all RPMs in all gTLDs – Including ...
On March 9th, 2016, during its final open meeting at ICANN 55 in Marrakech, Morocco, the GNSO Council approved a motion that I proposed to adopt the Charter of the Policy Development Process (PDP) to Review all Rights Protections Mechanisms in all Generic Top-Level Domains. I serve on the Council as one of the two representatives... ...
Internet Commerce Association - Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 13:26
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ICANN and VeriSign Reach Deal for Ten Year .Com Agreement Extension
On February 11th VeriSign held its Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Earnings Call with stock analysts. In the course of the call VeriSign revealed that it had reached tentative agreement with ICANN to extend the .Com Registry Agreement (RA) by ten years, with the extension’s start coinciding with the effective date of the IANA contr...
Internet Commerce Association - Friday, February 12, 2016 - 9:51
ICA Welcomes New ICANN CEO Göran Marby
The domain investment community represented by the Internet Commerce Association extends a warm welcome to incoming ICANN President and CEO Göran Marby. Mr. Marby’s selection was announced by ICANN on February 8th. He presently serves as Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority and has more than 20 years of experien...
Internet Commerce Association - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 13:30
Final RPM Report Follows ICA Comment and Sets Stage for UDRP Review
Domain registrants have long voiced their desire for a comprehensive review and subsequent reforms of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). That goal is now in sight, and is set to proceed in the manner recommended to ICANN by ICA. On January 11, 2016 ICANN policy staff submitted to the GNSO Council the “Final Issue... Read m...
Internet Commerce Association - Monday, February 1, 2016 - 17:26
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Initial Statement of the Internet Commerce Association Regarding the Camilla.Com UDRP Decision
Washington, DC, December 11, 2015 — The Internet Commerce Association today released the following initial statement in regard to the November 30 decision of the WIPO Administrative Panel in the case of Camilla Australia Pty Ltd v. Domain Admin, Mrs Jello, LLC (Case No. D2015-1593, The egregious three-member panel decision in t...
Internet Commerce Association - Monday, December 14, 2015 - 16:1
ICA Tells ICANN That Comprehensive UDRP Review Should Follow RPM Analysis
On November 30th ICA filed its comment letter regarding the “Preliminary Issue Report on a GNSO Policy Development Process to Review All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs” that was published for public comment on October 9, 2015. ICA’s complete comment can be viewed at and all 24 filed comments are available at The principal....
Internet Commerce Association - Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 19:52
The TPP and the DNS
On November 5, 2015 the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released the official text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). That text consists of 30 separate Chapters totaling more than 2,000 pages, and is accompanied by four additional Annexes and dozens of Related Instruments. Only those who negotiated it are likely t...
Internet Commerce Association - Monday, November 9, 2015 - 19:33
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ICA Asks ICANN BGC to Reconsider Approval of Legacy gTLD Registry Agreements Containing URS
On October 13th ICA filed a formal Reconsideration Request (RR) asking ICANN’s Board Governance Committee (BGC) to rethink The Board’s approval of the renewal registry agreements (RAs) for .Travel, .Cat and .Pro. All three renewal agreements contain Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) and other rights protection mechanisms (RPMs) drawn fr...
Internet Commerce Association - Friday, October 16, 2015 - 12:8
The Empire Strikes Back: ICANN Accountability at the Inflection Point
Note: I first started this article in mid-September, and the opening quote from Yogi Berra was in the first draft because it seemed to fit the situation so well.. It was by sheer coincidence that it was first published on the day of his death. Consider that my unintended tribute to a great human being.... Read more
Internet Commerce Association - Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 21:45
Join ICA at The Domain Conference
ICA and its members will have a major presence at The Domain Conference, a new industry gathering being held September 26-29 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel and Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,. The four-day event will start with two days of relaxed poolside networking overlapping with three days of highly informative se...
Internet Commerce Association - Monday, August 10, 2015 - 23:10
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ICANN Opens “IANA Stewardship and Accountability Public Comment Periods”
Over the past week ICANN has opened dual comment periods on the interrelated proposals for transitioning oversight of the IANA root zone functions form the U.S. government to the multistakeholder ICANN community, and for significantly enhancing that community’s ability to hold ICANN’s Board and staff accountable. When the final propo...
Internet Commerce Association - Friday, August 7, 2015 - 19:54
ICANN Staff Publish Summary of Public Comments on URS at .Travel
On July 31st ICANN staff finally published the Report of Public Comments regarding the Proposed Renewal of .TRAVEL Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement, after missing the July 5th due date by more than three weeks. The Report accurately reflects that all but two of the many comments filed on the proposal opposed imposition of Uniform Rap...
Internet Commerce Association - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 18:15

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