05 Feb '13, 8pm

Starts Petition Asking ICANN To Stop Closed Generic New gTLD’s From Being Awarded

I do so for the following reasons:1. Closed generic word registries defeat the mission and purpose of ICANN, The New gTLD Program and are not consistent with the Affirmation of Committments with the U.S. Dept of Commerce. 2. Closed broad market generic registries are harmful to the public interest in that they will restrict freedom of expression, innovation, opportunity and will result in unfair competition in the market sectors represented by the TLD.The purpose of the New gTLD Program as stated on the ICANN New gTLD site, “is to promote competition in the domain name market.”. Two of ICANN’s Core Values: Introduce and promote competition in the registration of domain names where practicable and beneficial. Where feasible, depend on market mechanisms to promote and sustain a competitive environment.” From the Affirmation of Committments “This document affirms key commitme...

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icann.org 05 Feb '13, 8am

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icann.org 06 Feb '13, 3am

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icann.org 06 Feb '13, 3am

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