Episode 11

Abusive Domain Names & Defensive Domain Blocking | Guest: Kevin Kopas

Kevin Kopas, Co-Founder, and COO at ShortDot SA, speaks with Pinky Brand, Senior Vice President at iQ. Kevin tells us a little bit about his journey in the domain business, lessons learned from launching 5 TLDs, and his views on dealing with abusive domain names, including compromised domains, defining "DNS Abuse", the role of stakeholders and trusted notifiers, gathering evidence, standards, etc. From a registry operator user point of view. We also discuss their new ShortBlock defensive domain blocking service that helps protect trademarks and IP, and what it might be like to get back on the road again.

Recorded: September 2021

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Wisdom, knowledge and opinions from domain name industry veterans and experts. Hosted by Pinky Brand, SVP at iQ.