10 Sep '13, 5pm

Key takeaways from .Architect community objection decision

The .Architect objection had some unique characteristics, but the panelist’s decision may concern other applicants. The International Chamber of Commerce today issued its decision (pdf ) on an objection to Donuts’ application for the .architect top level domain name. The panelist found in favor of the objector , International Union of Architects (UIA), which is backing a rival application for .archi. As we found with string similarity objections, different panelists may decide similar cases differently. That said, I think that even if Reiner determined every case, his determination in this one may be fairly limited in scope when applied to the others. That said, parts of his decision may concerns other applicants facing objections. Why this case is limited in scope: 1. This case was for the name of a profession. The .architect case involved a profession, and Reiner made it...

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