September 26, 2013
KLRCA-MYNIC Organises Seminar to Mark MYDRP 10th Anniversary
Kuala Lumpur, 26 September 2013 – The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and MYNIC Berhad has joined hands today to organise the MYDRP 10th Anniversary Joint Event to mark 10 years of partnership on domain name dispute resolution.
The partnership, which started in 2003, began when KLRCA was appointed as the .my domain name dispute resolution service provider by MYNIC, which is the sole administers for .my domain. All domain name disputes are governed and administered in accordance with MYNIC’s Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (MYDRP), Rules of the MYDRP and KLRCA Supplemental Rules.
Professor Datuk Sundra Rajoo, Director of KLRCA, who officiated the event, stated, “We are truly proud to have this partnership with MYNIC which has gone from strength to strength over the course of 10 years,”
“The world of cyber technology, which includes domain names, is rapidly progressing and is truly an essential part of people’s life now, especially in Malaysia, as we have one of the highest internet penetration rates in Asia. There is indeed a growing importance of intellectual property in the arena of Information and Communications Technology, and the quality of domain name dispute resolution services as provided by MYNIC and KLRCA is vital to the cause,” he added.
Puan Norsuzana Harun, Chief Operating Officer of MYNIC, who also took to the stage to welcome the participants, said MYNIC will implement the decisions rendered by the panel which is limited to the enforcement of the MYDRP decisions.
At the half-day seminar held in Kuala Lumpur today, domain name dispute resolution experts discussed various issues, including recent developments and best practises in domain names dispute resolution and a lecture on socio-cultural perspective of domain names.