Domain Registration Related News
Domain Prices Set to Rise
The days of ever cheaper domain names may well be numbered, thanks
to a newly-revised agreement between ICANN and online security
If ratified, the revised proposed agreement would end years of
festering disagreement over domain names and related services between
the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and
If all of this sounds a familiar, you would be correct. ICANN and
VeriSign supposedly had reached a tentative deal along the same lines
back in October. That deal was supposed to settle all outstanding
issues between them.
VeriSign has been administering the .com domain name space on behalf
of ICANN since it was awarded the contract in 2001. In 2004, VeriSign
filed suit again ICANN, charging it with breach of contract issues
stemming from VeriSign's similar SiteFinder and waiting-list service.