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ICANN: Bulk transfer of domains from DotSpeedy to SecuraKoeln, )
Why was this transfer authorized by ICANN?
DotSpeedy's Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) was terminated by ICANN because of DotSpeedy's failure to comply with the requirements of the RAA. (The notice of termination is posted at http://www.icann.org/... [PDF, 64 KB]). As a result, DotSpeedy is no longer permitted to register or manage gTLD registrations.
How was the gaining registrar selected?
ICANN followed its De-Accredited Registrar Transition Procedure (see http://www.icann.org/... to identify a gaining registrar. Through this competitive process, Secura was selected.
Do registrants have to pay a fee for the bulk transfer?
No, there is no cost to registrants for the bulk transfer. Unlike a normal inter-registrar transfer, the registration terms will not be extended by a year. Accordingly, it is important to contact Secura if your registration will expire soon in order to maintain your registration.
Why do former DotSpeedy customers need to contact Secura?
DotSpeedy did not forward billing information to Secura or ICANN. Accordingly, all registrants must provide updated billing information.
Will Secura attempt to contact the affected registrants? What should current/former DotSpeedy customers do?
Secura will attempt to contact former Dotspeedy customers by e-mail, mail, fax and phone. But these attempts may fail if the data in the WHOIS and socalled "RDE-Data" of DotSpeedy customers are not correct or lacking at all. Therefore former DotSpeedy customers should also try to contact Secura GmbH (e.g. using email@example.com).
Former DotSpeedy customers should send their billing details, information about updates, activiation of the domains and renewal of the domains to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You could read the official press release of ICANN with more details at:
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