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[strategic-plan-comments] domain registrar transfer policy

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  • Subject: [strategic-plan-comments] domain registrar transfer policy
  • From: Clayton Watson <momoshusband@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 09:32:53 -0800 (PST)

Hello,

Recently I tried to transfer a couple of my domain
names from one regsitrar to another. According to the
new ICANN policy, the holding registrar cannot deny
this, and they did not. However, they did find a way
to deny it de facto, which was to charge a $200.00 fee
per domain, to "permit" the transfers to proceed. In
the face of this, I cancelled my request; i.e., it was
effectively denied, contradicting the new ICANN
policy. 

I sincerely hope that ICANN will consider this, and
initiate an addendum to the must-transfer policy that
would prohibit registrars from holding domains hostage
like this. 

Thank you,

Clay Watson
webmaster

www.claywatson.com




                
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