Parava Networks Registrar Accreditation Revoked

May 23, 2009

ICANN has announced that TuCows has been selected to take over management of the domain name registrations previously held by Parava Networks (doing business as

ICANN terminated Parava’s Registrar Accreditation because of multiple breaches of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA).  The breach letter can be found here.

Normal procedures under such circumstances dictate that ICANN initiate a “Request for Statements of Interest” (RFI) from registrars who were interested in taking over management of the domain names.  14 Registrars responded to the RFI.  TuCows, Inc. was selected from the RFI candidates.

If you have domain names registered at you should be contacted by TuCows soon with notices of the transfer and instructions on how to access your domain names.  If you are a current customer of and have questions, you should contact TuCows at:

Telephone: North American toll free: 1-866-731-6556 or Direct: +1 416-538-5498

ICANN’s announcement and more information can be found here.


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