22 Mar '13, 9pm

Another New gTLD Withdraw From ICANN; This Time Its An IDN

Another new gTLD application has been withdrawn and now reflected on ICANN’s site, this one is the first IDN application to be withdrawn The application for 盛貿飯店 (“tradershotels” in traditional Chinese) filed by Shangri‐La International Hotel Management Limited has been withdrawn just as the first initial evaluations for the new gTLD’s were issued by ICANN today, starting with IDN’s. This application which had a priority number of 73 becomes the 31st new gTLD application to be withdrawn. This application, like the vast majority of all withdrawn applications, was a .Brand application. Here is how the applicant described the use of the new gTLD in its application: THE MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE NEW RESTRICTED .盛貿飯店 gTLD IS TO BENEFIT INTERNET USERS BY ENSURING INCREASED TRUST AND CONFIDENCE THROUGH THE ELIMINATION OF USER CONFUSION AND ASSURANCE OF BRAND AUTHENTICITY. The ne...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2013/03/22/another-new-gtld-wit...

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