Domain registrars sue ICANN and Verisign

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Domain registrars sue ICANN and Verisign

VeriSign is cementing its reputation as an internet villain according to several small domain-name sellers, who are taking the company, as well as regulator Icann, to court over the issue of waiting. The US registrars have apparently been doing a brisk trade in snapping up and reselling expired domain names – but they believe that Icann (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) and VeriSign’s plan to create a ‘waiting list’ for domain names about to run out could threaten their business.

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