April 26, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) enthusiastically endorses Afilias' new anti-abuse policy for the top-level domain (TLD) .INFO, aimed at fighting “the growing scourges of spam, phishing, and other Internet problems."
“.INFO shows a real commitment to policing the domain name space for bad actors by working aggressively with its registrars to take down all sites that violate its new policy,” said Josh Bourne, President of CADNA. “.INFO’s example should be a model for all other top-level domains.
April 26, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) commends the work of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Registrars to bring more clarity, oversight, and enforcement to the domain name space with the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA).
CADNA - The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse
The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse, Inc. (CADNA), a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation founded in 2007, seeks to make the Internet a safer and less confusing place for consumers and businesses alike. Its mission is to decrease instances of cybersquatting in all its forms by facilitating dialogue, effecting change, and spurring action on the part of policymakers in the national and international arenas.
- Reduce online infringements across all top-level domains (TLDs) and reduce the rate of unnecessary new TLD launches
- Increase penalties for cybersquatting and cybercrime to deter these practices
- Make the monitoring and enforcement of online infringements more manageable for trademark owners so they can better protect consumers in a timely manner
- Implement policies within ICANN that discourage registrants and others who enable domain abuses
- Educate elected officials about domain-related policy reform that will improve consumer safety
CADNA is dedicated to building awareness about and advocating action to stop illegal and unethical infringement of brands/trademarks online. Taking action against the practices of cybersquatting, CADNA provides a framework for brand owners to protect themselves—as well as their investors, customers and partners—from illegal trademark infringement. Learn more.