ICANN sends notice of breach to 3 registrars from Israel, Brazil and Argentina because of past due accreditation fees

As of February 4th and 7th 2014, 3 ICANN accredited registrars are in breach of their Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The breach is because of past due accreditation fees:

  1. From Israel, Black Ice Domains, Inc. (blackicedomains.com) ($6,916.42 in past due accreditation fees)
  2. From Brazil, Telefonica Brasil S.A. (telefonica.com) ($3,737.72 in past due accreditation fees)
  3. From Argentina, Virtucom Networks S.A. (owebs.com) ($5,450.50 in past due accreditation fees)

The breach is because of $6,916.42 in past due accreditation fees.

Black Ice Domains is under the 2009 RAA and only offers .com and .net domain names.

The domain name blackicedomains.com redirects to this URL: http://www.exai.com/domain-management/.

The Virtucom Networks S.A. website at owebs.com doesn’t currently resolves.

ICANN may commence the termination process if registrars fail to timely cure the breach.


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the OnlineDomain.com blog in 2012.

One comment

  1. Class Action against search engines running TLDs

    Think when this will happen for new GTLDs registries…:)))

    (don’t worry, google daddy will buy them….)

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