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04|09|2012 05:46 pm EDT Corp Responds to KnujOn Accusations

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Legal Issues Corp creates special pharmacy policy for domain registrations

Recently offshore domain registrar Internet.BS was called out by KnujOn as one of the registrars that “see no evil” when it comes to supporting online pharmacies and according to KnujOn’s report (PDF) does not enforce the ICANN rules for invalid whois.  Following the release of the report, Internet.BS suspended 176 pharma related domains.

Today, the registrar continues to address the issue by publishing a statement that announces the implementation of a new domain name registration policy for online pharmacies. The policy became part of the company’s Terms and Conditions.

According to Internet.BS’ press release:

The foundation of the policy is that a customer may register, maintain or transfer-in a domain name to be used for an online pharmacy only if the online pharmacy is not listed under the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy’s (NABP) “Not Recommended Sites” list. Exceptions will be granted to domain names that are certified by one of the four recognized online pharmacy accreditation services: the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA),, the Pharmacy Accreditation Services (PAS), or the NABP’s Verified Internet Pharmacy Practices Site (VIPPS).

Internet.BS also goes on to point out the responsibilities of domain name registrars with regards to suspensions and deletions of domain names, as

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