[At-Large] Fake Renewal Notices Report - Comment period

Bill Silverstein icann-list at sorehands.com
Mon Apr 2 17:25:58 UTC 2012

> On 29 Mar 2012, at 10:36, John R. Levine wrote:
>> The worst fake renewal sender is DROA / DROC / Brandon James.  They are
>> a
>> real registrar located near Toronto who have sent me a stack of fake
>> renewal letters several inches high.  They've been in trouble with both
>> the US FTC and the Canadian Competition Bureau.  As far as I can tell,
>> their goal is slamming.
>> If the RAA lets them keep doing what they're doing, there's definitely
>> something wrong with the RAA.
> John
> This is why there is a report on the subject
> I'd encourage you to submit your comments :)
> Regards
> Michele

That is why John is commenting on it now.  ICANN has a reputation for
when it is aware of violations.  I think there has been only one registrar
they took action against, EVER! Since then, and prior to then, there had
been letters said, which essentially said, "Go fix it." with no followup.

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