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Articles supporting the ICA

Expert Exchange: An Interview With Nat Cohen, Owner of Telepathy and ICA Board Member

In this interview, Nat gives his views on a number of topics including the ICA, new gTLDs and China. We also discuss the upcoming UDRP process review – a very important subject that all investors should be aware of.

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Elliot Silver: Why I Joined the ICA Yesterday

I think the ICA does important work on behalf of domain name owners, especially people who own portfolios of domain names. When there are issues that pose threats to domain owners, Phil Corwin, the ICA’s counsel, takes action to protect the interests of domain owners. I understand that sometimes involves lobbying and it sometimes involves spreading the news about something that could be harmful to our business.

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ICA Now Offering Less Expensive Individual Memberships

Participation in the Internet Commerce Association should be accessible and affordable to all who have an interest in joining. The ICA is a member-led organization that advocates on behalf of the domain industry. The greater the participation and involvement of members of the domain industry in the ICA, the more effective we can be.

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ICA: The Domain Name Trade Association That Represents Your Financial Interests – With Philip Corwin

Large corporations have deep pockets and large intellectual property staffs with which to protect their interests, including trademarks. The result of such financial power can often be lobbyist-influenced legislation that does not favor domain name investing. What you probably didn’t realize is there is a domain name trade association that since 2006 has been representing the financial interests of domain name entrepreneurs. Spend 45 minutes learning about the Internet Commerce Association and the accomplishments the organization has made to date.

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Morgan Linton: Why The ICA Is So Important

I joined the ICA in 2012, before that, to be perfectly honest I didn’t know much about what the ICA did. After my first week as a contributor I was blown-away, soon I was on email strings covering issues that I had no idea we as domain investors were facing. That’s when I realize how important the ICA is and why every single domain investor should be a member and support the cause because really, in the end, you will be supporting yourself.

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Bill Sweetman: Why I Support The ICA

The only organization that is actively monitoring ICANN and various government entities on behalf of domain investors is the ICA. And not just monitoring, either. Phil Corwin is right there, in the trenches so to speak, often the only person speaking up when a policy or rule is proposed that is not in the best interest of domainers as well as everyday domain owners. Phil is a tireless crusader for domain investors and we are all very lucky to have him on our side.

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Nat Cohen: Why I Support the ICA

Being smart is taking full advantage of the good luck that comes your way and not taking it for granted. That is why I consider it smart to support the Internet Commerce Association (ICA). The ICA is the only group that is focused on protecting the rights of domain name owners.

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