27 Feb '13, 5am

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ICANN is publishing today the contention sets identified by the string similarity review for applications submitted as part of the New gTLD Program. Review the full list of contention sets here: PDF [162 KB], CSV [65 KB] or from the Applicants' Corner page on the new gTLD microsite. Overall statistics about Contention Sets 2 Non-Exact Match Contention Sets .hotels & .hoteis .unicorn & .unicom 230 Exact Match Contention Sets 754 Total Applications in contention The Current Application Status page on the new gTLD microsite will be updated to reflect these contention sets. The role of the String Similarity Panel is to assess whether a proposed gTLD string creates a probability of user confusion due to similarity with any reserved name, any existing TLD , any requested IDN ccTLD , or any new gTLD string applied for in the current application round. Per the Applicant Guidebook,...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2...

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