Thomas Barrett

Thomas Barrett

President - EnCirca, Inc
Joined on July 9, 2003
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About

Tom Barrett has over 35 years of experience in technology, including over 20 years of experience in brand protection and internet development. Currently, he is President and Founder of ICANN-accredited Registrars EnCirca, Inc and Name Share, Inc.

Tom also serves as the Chair of the Blockchain Subcommittee for the International Trademark Association and the Chair of the ICANN NomCom Review Working Group.

EnCirca specializes in community-based TLDs and assists domain name registries with their go-to market strategies. EnCirca is currently a leading Registrar for: .BANK, .CPA, .BOT, .REALTOR, .PHARMACY, .COOP, .JOBS and .TRAVEL. EnCirca powered the validation portal for seven new gTLDs, including .BANK and .INSURANCE and is a white-labeled registrar for dotBrand TLDs. EnCirca is also a Trademark Agent for the Trademark Clearinghouse. EnCirca also supports Blockchain-based TLDs.  For more information, visit EnCirca.

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Comments

2021 - Apr 22 on Is NIST's Recent Letter on o.com a Bureaucratic Coup d'Etat?
2017 - Mar 27 on A Case for Further DNS Registrar Industry Self-Regulation
2017 - Feb 26 on When Two Trademarks Aren't Confusingly Similar to One Trademark
2015 - Apr 28 on Lessons from .Build One Year After Launch: Q&A with CEO and Founder George Minardos
2015 - Mar 19 on No Easy Solutions to TLD Branding and Labeling
2015 - Mar 03 on Choose a gTLD for Love or for Added Value?
2014 - Dec 16 on Wait and See Approach on Abuse
2014 - Mar 17 on How Are ICANN's New TLDs Doing?
2014 - Mar 11 on AdDomains: A New Weapon for Traditional Advertising
2014 - Feb 26 on Internet Governance: Why Africa Should Take the Lead
2013 - Nov 02 on First New TLD Quietly Enters Sunrise Period
2013 - Sep 20 on Key Steps for Operational Readiness and Successful Launch of a New gTLD
2013 - May 11 on What New gTLD Applicants Need Is a Quick, Lightweight Answer to the World's Governments. Here It Is.
2013 - Mar 08 on Mishandling the Registrar Contract Negotiations
2013 - Jan 30 on Compliance Overhaul a NON-Start
2012 - Dec 20 on Registering for the Registrar Rodeo: A Note to the New gTLDs
2012 - Nov 23 on First Insights from the GAC Early Warnings on New Top-Level Domains
2012 - Nov 23 on A Navigation Aid or a Brand TLD? (Part 2 of 2)
2012 - Jun 14 on Analysis of the IDN New gTLD Applications
2012 - Mar 28 on Fake Bank Site, Fake Registrar
2011 - Dec 12 on ICANN Senate Hearing: The Battle Between Intellectual Property and Multistakeholderism
2011 - Jan 06 on ICANN Board - GAC Geneva Meeting: Open to Observers?
2010 - Nov 09 on Red Tape Set to Snuff Out Online Identity of Wales
2010 - Sep 18 on Could .NAME be the Killer App ENUM is Waiting For?
2010 - Sep 18 on Could .NAME be the Killer App ENUM is Waiting For?
2010 - Jul 03 on Who Is Blocking WHOIS? Part 2
2010 - May 12 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 05 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - Apr 14 on China Won't Repeat Protectionist Past in Digital Realm
2010 - Feb 24 on XXX Saga Continues
2009 - Oct 08 on Post Delegation Dispute: A Once Supportable Concept Proposed by the IRT is Now Unsupportable
2009 - Jan 09 on What is Good Policy for a Domain Name Registry?
2008 - Jan 09 on Domain Front Running by Registrars Continues to Draw Attention
2007 - Sep 04 on More on WHOIS Privacy
2006 - Oct 21 on ICANN Board to Vote on Domain Tasting Measure
2006 - Aug 07 on Nation of Cameroon Typo-Squats the Entire .com Space
2006 - Feb 23 on Sponsored TLD Unnecessary? Ron Andruff Responds to Forrester Research
2006 - Feb 23 on Sponsored TLD Unnecessary? Ron Andruff Responds to Forrester Research
2006 - Feb 03 on WIPO Crowing Again About "Cybersquatting"
2006 - Jan 03 on Time to Renew .coop, .museum, and .aero ICANN
2006 - Jan 02 on Time to Renew .coop, .museum, and .aero ICANN
2005 - Mar 31 on Why Restricted TLDs Should Not Be Gatecrashed
2005 - Mar 29 on Spirit of .Pro, Where Art Thou?
2005 - Mar 20 on Shambles at the .Pro Registry
2005 - Mar 10 on Domain Owners Lose Privacy
2004 - Nov 23 on dotMP Goes Mobile, Limits Access to WHOIS Data
2004 - Jul 16 on The Site Finder Report: Dr. Stephen Crocker, Chair of the Committee
2004 - Mar 18 on New Mobile Domain Another Bad Idea
2004 - Mar 17 on New Mobile Domain Another Bad Idea
2003 - Sep 05 on Communicate.com to Receive $1 Million for Four Domain Names