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The Frogans technology is a secure technology for the publishing of content on the Internet, open to the creativity of publishers and in the service of all Internet users.

On this Web site, you can download resources provided by the OP3FT regarding the developement and use of the Frogans technology.

Last update: February 20, 2015.


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Technical specifications

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IFAP technical specification Version 1.1 of the International Frogans Address Pattern (IFAP) technical specification.

This document sets forth the pattern applicable to Frogans addresses. A Frogans address is a string of characters used to identify a Frogans site published on a computer network, such as the Internet or an intranet. A Frogans address may contain international characters and may be written either from left to right or from right to left, depending on the writing system.
FACR technical specification Version 1.0 of the Frogans Address Composition Rules (FACR) technical specification.

This document sets forth the composition rules applicable to Frogans addresses. These rules focus on security. They manage language-related issues by introducing the concepts of linguistic categories and convergence forms. The composition rules apply to Frogans addresses that are compliant with the pattern defined in the International Frogans Address Pattern (IFAP) specification. These rules are enforced by the FCR Operator when a Frogans address is added to the FCR.

Policies and Contracts

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Frogans Technology User Policy The Frogans Technology User Policy.

The Frogans technology is held by the OP3FT as part of its public-interest mission. Any person intending to use the Frogans technology must comply with the conditions of use defined in this policy: an end user of Frogans sites, a publisher of a Frogans site, a designer, developer, host, indexer of Frogans sites, a holder of a Frogans address or of a Frogans network, an FCR account administrator, and the FCR Operator. This policy also covers the creation of resources and the development of software based on the Frogans technology, as well as the responsible redistribution of the Frogans Player software.
Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy for Frogans Addresses The Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy for Frogans Addresses (UDRP-F) and its Rules of procedure.

The aim of the UDRP-F and its Rules is to protect trademark holders from abusive registrations of Frogans addresses and Frogans networks in the FCR. The UDRP-F and its Rules are an adaptation of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and its Rules. The differences between the UDRP and the UDRP-F are summarized in the document of the Rules for UDRP-F (see "Notes"). A redline document is also available for information purposes.
Frogans Core Registry Delegation Agreement The Frogans Core Registry (FCR) Delegation Agreement signed between the OP3FT and the FCR Operator.

The FCR Operator is responsible for the technical and commercial operation of the FCR, by putting itself at the service of Internet users. The Frogans Core Registry Delegation Agreement formalizes the obligations of the FCR Operator, including the payment to the OP3FT, as revenue of its endowment, of royalties relating to the license to operate the FCR.

Documentary resources

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Presentations given on the Frogans project Presentations given by the OP3FT on the Frogans project at third-party conferences and meetings.

These presentations include for example: a presentation given to trademark holders at the 136th annual meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) in Hong Kong; a presentation given to domain name registrars at the 50th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in London.
Context of the introduction of "Frogans sites" on the Internet Presentation of the context of the introduction of Frogans sites on the Internet, which will represent a new step in the development of the Internet.

This document notably includes: a reminder of the global functioning of the Internet (Part 1.1), a presentation of the increasing difficulties faced by publishers of on-line content today to maintain relations with end users using mobile devices (Part 1.2), and how Frogans sites can solve these problems (Part 2).
The 4 permanent objectives of the Frogans project Overview of the 4 permanent objectives of the Frogans project since its origin.

The permanent pursuit of these 4 objectives by the OP3FT has a direct impact on users of the Frogans technology, e.g., in terms of privacy, security, stability and innovation. This one-page document provides an overview of these fundamental objectives.
Position of the Frogans technology in the Internet Presentation of the position occupied by the Frogans technology in the Internet.

The Frogans technology is made available to stakeholders of the ecosystem for publishing content and services on the Internet. It is one of the generic applications of the Internet, just like E-Mail and the Web.

Upcoming resources

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Documentary resource Past, current and future milestones of the Frogans project Overview of the past, current and future milestones of the Frogans project
Documentary resource Key aspects characterizing the functioning of the Frogans technology Presentation of the key aspects characterizing the functioning of the Frogans technology