Embittered Registrars Sue Embattled ICANN

A coalition of domain name registrars filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Marina del Rey, Calif.-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) seeking to block the launch of VeriSigns global waiting list for domain names.

A coalition of domain name registrars filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Marina del Rey, Calif.-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) seeking to block the launch of VeriSigns global waiting list for domain names. A group of approximately 23 URL registration companies calling itself The Domain Justice Coalition say ICANNs approval of the proposed wait listing service, or WLS, violates ICANN’s terms of agreement with registrars and gives VeriSign an unfair advantage.

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