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Domain Name
Dispute Resolution

In 1999, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) selected the National Arbitration Forum  (FORUM) as an international dispute resolution provider for domain name disputes. Since then, the FORUM's Domain Name Dispute Program has handled over 20,000 disputes worldwide.

United States DOC and Neustar Update Dispute Policies

The .us TLD has adopted a version of ICANN’s Uniform Rapid Suspension System that is on track for a July 1 release. The initial .usRS site is posted here and The .usRS is available here. The Forum is thrilled to be helping Neustar bring these innovations to the .us TLD. On June 1, 2014, updated usDRP and usNDP Policies, Rules, and Supplemental Rules took effect.

Registries Sign On to the Forum’s Registration Eligibility and Sunrise Dispute Policies

To date, two new TLDs will be utilizing the National Arbitration Forum as their Registration Eligibility Dispute Resolution Provider and fifteen (15) Registries have agreed to allow Forum to adjudicate Sunrise disputes. For a list of the REDRP documents and the Registries that adopted them, Click here. For a list of the SDRP documents and the Registries that adopted them, click here.

Domain News

We are pleased to announce that National Arbitration Forum has been selected by CentralNic Dispute Resolution Services to handle domain name disputes for the following domain name extensions:

"", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "","", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", and "" (the “SLDs”).

Information on the process as managed by the National Arbitration Forum is available on our site.

The Forum will be able to accept claims under the CentralNic Policy or the Uniform Rapid Suspension System for the listed extensions beginning July 1, 2014.

If you have any questions in relation to filing a dispute with us, please contact

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