The Web site of the FCR Operator

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The FCR (Frogans Core Registry) Operator is the entity that is responsible for the technical and commercial operation of the database in which Frogans addresses and Frogans networks are registered.

On this Web site, you can access the addressing services provided by the FCR Operator. You can also download resources provided by the FCR Operator and by the OP3FT regarding the conditions for the registration of Frogans addresses and of Frogans networks, as well as the activities of the FCR Operator.

To get resources concerning the Frogans technology, please visit: frogans.org. If you are a trademark holder, a domain name registrar, an intellectual property counsel or a lawyer, resources are available to you here: quickstart.frogans.org.

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The second phase of the priority registration period for entrepreneurs is ongoing
Entrepreneurs can now register Frogans addresses of public Frogans networks as well as dedicated Frogans networks
Individuals and organizations wishing to become an FCR account administrator can open their FCR account to provide registration-management services
Trademark holders can still register dedicated Frogans networks whose network name corresponds to their trademark during the priority registration period for entrepreneurs


 

 

Contract resources

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Rules for the registration of a Frogans Address of a Public Frogans Network or for registration of a Dedicated Frogans Network during the priority registration period for entrepreneurs This document defines the rules for the registration of a Frogans Address of a Public Frogans Network or for the registration of a Dedicated Frogans Network during the priority registration period for entrepreneurs.

This document concerns entrepreneurs that wish to develop an initiative based on the publishing of Frogans Sites and to register a Frogans Address of a Public Frogans Network or to register a Dedicated Frogans Network during the priority registration period for entrepreneurs; the chosen Site Name or Network Name may be a generic term, a geographical name, a community name, a trademark, etc.; this document also concerns FCR Account Administrators that provide registration-management services for Frogans Addresses and Frogans Networks in the FCR to entrepreneurs during this period, as well as the FCR Operator. This document is a resource provided by the OP3FT.
Fees for the addressing services provided by the FCR Operator to FCR Account Administrators This document presents the fees for the addressing services provided by the FCR Operator to FCR Account Administrators. These fees are set under the control of the OP3FT within the context of the FCR Delegation Agreement.

This document notably includes: an outline of Frogans addresses, the different types of Frogans networks, the role of the FCR Account Administrators (Introduction); fees for the initial registration of Frogans addresses and Frogans networks, fees for renewing, transferring and retrieving registrations (Parts 1 to 5); conditions and procedures to open and credit an FCR Account (Part 6). This document is a resource provided by the OP3FT.
FCR Account Administrator Agreement The FCR Account Administrator Agreement signed between the FCR Operator and any FCR Account Administrator.

The FCR Account Administrator Agreement is of relevance to any person, individual or organization, who wishes to become an FCR Account Administrator in order to register Frogans addresses and Frogans networks in the FCR, either on behalf of third parties or for itself.
Reserved Terms for the registration of Frogans Addresses This document defines the terms corresponding to network names and site names whose registration in the FCR is reserved or whose usage is reserved, as well as the beneficiaries of these reserved terms.

This document notably includes: reserved network names for countries, for international organizations, for organizations participating in the development of the Internet, and for the OP3FT. It also includes network names and site names that are restricted, unauthorized or which have been the subject of a court decision. The reserved terms are also provided in a separate file in CSV format. This document and the file in CSV format are resources provided by the OP3FT.

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Documentary resources

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Getting Started - FCR Account Administrators This document provides the information required by FCR Account Administrators to quickly start using the HTML interface of the FCR API.

This document notably explains: how to open an FCR account; how to credit an FCR account; how to access the download repository of an FCR account; how to update the administrative information of an FCR account; how to restore the access key of an FCR account; how to register Frogans addresses and Frogans networks in the FCR; and how to change the settings of Frogans addresses. It also provides tips for using the HTML interface.
List of FCR account administrators This list contains information on FCR account administrators which allow third parties to index their information.

This list notably includes, for each FCR account administrator: the FCR account administrator identifier; the opening date of the FCR account; the type of FCR account administrator (individual or organization); the name of the FCR account administrator; the country where the FCR account administrator is located; the Web site URL of the FCR account administrator.
Directory of Frogans address watch providers This global directory lists providers offering Frogans address watch services.

This directory is a key resource enabling businesses, including trademark holders, to find watch service providers for Frogans addresses. Inclusion in this global directory is free of charge and upon request to the OP3FT.
Procedure for legal confirmation of Frogans addresses registered before 2006 This procedure is for the attention of any individual or organization who registered a Frogans address at the beginning of the Frogans project between 2001 and 2005, during the first public tests of the Frogans technology, and who wishes to keep the registration of this Frogans address in the FCR.

Confirmation of a Frogans address registered before 2006 by its holder entails that this holder undertakes to respect the legal environment in force and applicable to all users of the Frogans technology.

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Old resources

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Slides for trademark holders This document contains slides for trademark holders wishing to learn more about the priority registration period for trademarks holders.

This document is available in 16 languages:
English   -   Français   -   Español   -   Português   -   Deutsch   -   Italiano   -   简体中文   -   繁體中文   -   日本語   -   한국어   -   العربية   -   Русский   -   עברית   -   हिन्दी   -   ไทย   -   Ελληνική  
This document is a resource provided by the OP3FT.
Rules for the registration of a Dedicated Frogans Network during the priority registration period for trademarks holders
Period ended on June 15, 2015
This document defines the rules for the registration of a Dedicated Frogans Network during the priority registration period for trademarks holders.

This document concerns trademark holders that wish to register a Dedicated Frogans Network corresponding to their trademark during the priority registration period for trademark holders; it also concerns FCR Account Administrators that provide registration-management services for Dedicated Frogans Networks in the FCR to trademark holders during this period, as well as the FCR Operator. This document is a resource provided by the OP3FT.
Slides for FCR Account Administrators This document contains slides that can be used by FCR Account Administrators.

These slides notably show: the main characteristics of Frogans networks and Frogans addresses; the milestones for the opening of the FCR; examples of international Frogans addresses; the key differences between dot Brand TLDs and Frogans networks. FCR Account Administrators can use these slides, in whole or in part, in their online or offline documentation, in connection with the provision of registration-management services to holders of Frogans addresses or of Frogans networks. This document is a resource provided by the OP3FT.

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Other resources

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PGP public keys of the FCR Operator PGP public keys used in the digital signature system of the FCR Operator.

These public keys allow users to verify the origin and integrity of emails received from the FCR Operator, notably to avoid a fraudulent attempt by a third-party to pass itself off as the FCR Operator (fraud technique commonly referred to as "phishing"). To perform these verifications, users need to install a PGP extension on their E-mail client and provide the appropriate public key. The digital signature system is based on the PGP protocol specified in RFC 4880 of the IETF.

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