Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from Bl...

Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from Blue Gravity Communications and Moozooy Media to NamesBeyond.com

There are 1 comment on the Icann.org story from Apr 5, 2011, titled Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from Blue Gravity Communications and Moozooy Media to NamesBeyond.com. In it, Icann.org reports that:

ICANN has authorized the bulk transfers of Blue Gravity Communications, Inc.'s and Moozooy Media Inc's gTLD domain names to 2030138 Ontario Inc.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Icann.org.


Alpena, MI

#1 Apr 19, 2011
NamesBeyond is showing itself to be incapable of handling the transfer properly... how did anyone at ICANN approve them to be the gaining registrar?

First of all, the transfer of WHOIS and registrant info has been tainted with lots of spurious data in the WHOIS records showing up at NamesBeyond.

Take, for instance, the phone number field. This should be a -text- field, but NamesBeyond staff (most likely in India) have designated the field as -numeric- but did not leave enough digits for U.S. phone numbers. Thus, the phone number gets 'rounded' up or down (as a numeric field). This is one glaring example of the incompetence of their programming staff to handle the task. The phone number should have been a 'text' field of 12-15 characters in length, not a float/integer.

As an aside, why hasn't ICANN (after 10 years) standardized the data fields/formats for WHOIS? Shouldn't this be a 'non-issue' by now, and a basic requirement for accreditation of registrars?

Clearly, the person(s) at ICANN who approved NamesBeyond to be selected for the BlueGravity bulk transfers did -not- do even a cursory check of NamesBeyond.com ability to handle this cleanly.

Furthermore, ICANN never contacted the registrants to allow us to transfer our domains to a registrar of OUR choosing... they selected a third rate registrar, based in India, with a shady history.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

ICANN Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News ICANN's Call For New Domain Names Brings Critic... (Jun '12) Jun '12 ICANN NOT 1
News ICANN Moves Customer Domains from Blue Gravity,... (Apr '11) Apr '11 TheChairman 1
More from around the web