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ICANN/Registry Agreement:

  • From: Deepak Jain
  • Date: Thu Feb 26 20:23:56 2004

Doesn't sitefinder give one registry superior access to the registry's resources than the others, etc, etc?


VeriSign Equivalent Access Certification

VeriSign, as Registry Operator ("VGRS"), makes the following certification:

1. All registrars (including any registrar affiliated with VGRS) connect to the Shared Registration System Gateway via the Internet by utilizing the same maximum number of IP addresses and SSL certificate authentication.

2. VGRS has made the current version of the registrar toolkit software accessible to all registrars and has made any updates available to all registrars on the same schedule.

3. All registrars have the same level of access to VGRS customer support personnel via telephone, e-mail and the VGRS website.

4. All registrars have the same level of access to the VGRS registry resources to resolve registry/registrar or registrar/registrar disputes and technical and/or administrative customer service issues.

5. All registrars have the same level of access to VGRS-generated data to reconcile their registration activities from VGRS Web and ftp servers.

6. All registrars may perform basic automated registrar account management functions using the same registrar tool made available to all registrars by VGRS.

7. The Shared Registration System does not include any algorithms or protocols that differentiate among registrars with respect to functionality, including database access, system priorities and overall performance.

8. All VGRS-assigned personnel have been directed not to give preferential treatment to any particular registrar.

9. I have taken reasonable steps to verify that the foregoing representations are being complied with.

This Certification is dated this the __ day of __________, _____.