Jeff Neuman

About Jeff Neuman

Jeff Neuman is currently Vice President, Registry Services at Neustar, Inc. He is responsible for all sales, distribution, account management and business development for Neustar’s domain name registry business. He has more than 15 years of Internet, technology and telecommunication law and policy experience with domain expertise in ecommerce, e–business, service and technology licensing, M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and reseller arrangements.
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The top threats to your nTLD—and how you can stop them.

Until now, the criminals behind malware and phishing have had only 22 generic top-level domain names (TLDs) to abuse – names like .com, .net or .org. But with hundreds of new TLDs entering the marketplace, e.g. .buzz, .email, and .shop, the targets are more plentiful and tempting. Fortunately, Neustar can help with a full set […]

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.nyc Domain Enters First Phase of Launch

This week, the City of New York and Neustar launched the first phase of availability for the new .nyc web address. The “Sunrise” phase gives NYC businesses with trademarks first priority in claiming their .nyc names through June 20. This is the first of three phases prior to general availability opening October 8, 2014. As […]

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Neustar Analysis Shows ICANN Study Overstates Risk of Harmful Domain-Name Collision

As we blogged about recently, Neustar is committed to ensuring that the domain name system is secure and stable and has been operating top-level domains (TLDs) for over a decade. Tuesday, Neustar submitted comments to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in response to ICANN’s proposal to delay the launch of hundreds […]

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Neustar’s Proposal for New gTLD Collision Risk Mitigation

Neustar has a vested interest in ensuring that the domain name system is as secure and stable as possible. We have been operating top level domains (TLDs) for more than a decade, and we intend to provide the same level of service as the back-end registry provider for more than 350 applicants for the new […]

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Clearing Up the Logjam: Time for ICANN to Drop Request for a Unilateral Right to Amend the Agreements

A very rare thing happened in the GNSO Council meeting this week—the ICANN community spoke with one voice.  Registries, registrars, non-commercial interests, new TLD applicants, IP owners and businesses unanimously and unambiguously agreed that giving ICANN a “unilateral right to amend” the registry and registrar agreements is not compatible with ICANN’s bottom-up processes and poses […]

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Commentary: Say No to WIPO’s Proposal to Amend the PDDRP to Create New Law

This comment is being presented in my personal capacity and does not necessarily represent the views of my employer (Neustar, Inc.) and its subsidiaries or affiliates. — Jeff Neuman A number of comments to ICANN’s proposed Post Delegation Dispute Resolution Process for new gTLD Registry Operators support a proposal by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to hold a registry operator accountable for trademark infringement that occurs within a TLD if it “knowingly…

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