25 Jan '15, 2pm

ICANN CEO Fadi Bites The Hand That Feeds It Calling out Those “Hogging” Domains”

Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN, in a story published by the HuffingtonPost.com , which also contains a video interview with Fadi at World Economic Forum in Davos, explaining how we “went from twenty-something” top domain names to hundreds” throws large domain investors under the bus and then backs up the bus and rolls over them again calling them Cybersquatters. In respond to a questions regarding “land grabs” in the new domain extension Fadi said: “The reality is, the more there are names (new gTLD’s), less people will actually be hogging names in order to charge a lot for them. “Because if somebody took your name on dot X, you can go get another name on dot Y now.” Fadi then went on to say: “The new extensions will drive a of to all for a lot of new innovation, which will flourish on a new domain system and will reduced cybersquatting.” On a personal level as someone who own...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2015/01/25/icann-ceo-fadi-bites...

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