Icann rules requiring e-mail and mobile authentication application in domain




Icann rules requiring e-mail and mobile authentication application in domain

Icann has to registrars proposed new rules which each applicant for a domain name email address and telephone number within fifteen days to verify. Thus Whois information should be correct more often and abuse be prevented.

The rules are drawn up in the Registrar Accreditation Agreement and must be effective once the registrars, who are united in the Registrar Stakeholder Group, both signed by the proposals. According to the proposals of Icann, the applicant must have e-mail and telephone within fifteen days confirm through a verification system. If an applicant does not, should be suspended. The domain Icann says this measure will improve. The accuracy of Whois information In addition, the verification requirement counteract abuse, for example, by identity theft.

ICANN wants the new rules require registrars to store personal information. Holders of domain, such as credit card information, If a domain is deleted, this data must be kept for at least two years. Furthermore, the IP address of an applicant may be stored and transmitted. Icann to request This period is 180 days. Finally get domain owners up to a week time to adapt to change their data.

Tightening the rules for registrars and owners of a domain according to Icann also needed in preparation for the release of new gTLDs. The organization expects this year’s first generic top-level domains to give them. During the fourth quarter What gtld proposals will come back through the verification procedure is still unclear.


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