You have reached a domain that is pending ICANN verification

Why does my domain show this!!?

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You have reached a domain that is pending ICANN verification.

 

ICANN  now requires for domain names whois to be verified. When you registered your domain through DreamHost, you got a message:

Message by registrar. (Message #here)
Subject: YourDomain.com registration success!
Sent: The Date registered

You registered a new domain! That’s great. Good job. Now there’s all this technical stuff we need to tell you. Are you ready? Take a breath. Here it comes.

SERIOUS BUSINESS. If you haven’t verified your contact info before, you will receive an email soon to verify your name and email address. Check your spam and all that, just in case. You’ll need to click the link in the email to keep your domain working properly.

You can see all the  Support History support history for your account from the panel at anytime. If you missed it.

If you go to your  registrations page you will also see this notice:

Domain Verification Required
You will receive an email soon from do-not-reply@dreamhostregistry.com to verify your name and email address. You may have already received it so check your spam and all that, just in case. You’ll need to click the link in the email to keep your domain working properly.

Domain-Verification-Required

The domain has to be verified. You will have to verify the domain with the email sent to the whois contact email. Once you have verified the domain, ICANN will un-suspend the domain.