ICANN will approve extension of URS to legacy TLDs, but only in particular circumstances

This week the ICANN board approved the proposed renewal of the registry agreements for the .travel’, ‘.pro’ and ‘.cat’ legacy TLDs, giving the green light for use of the Uniform Rapid Suspension system (URS) to be extended to the strings. However, addressing previous opposition to such a move, it stated that extension of the URS to other legacy TLDs is far from automatic, being dependent on the string operators themselves wishing to do so.

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