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.radio gTLD applicant joins the GAC Kevin Murphy , June 28, 2012, 08:36:27 (UTC), Domain Policy The European Broadcasting Union, which is one of four applicants for the .radio top-level domain, has asked to join ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee as an observer. It is believed that its request is likely to be accepted. The move, which comes just a couple of weeks after ICANN revealed its list of new gTLD applications, could raise conflict of interest questions. While several GAC governments and observers are backing new gTLD bids – the UK supports .london, for example – they’re generally geographic in nature and generally not contested. But .radio has been applied for by Afilias, BRS Media and Donuts in addition to the EBU. While any organization can file objections against applications, under the rules of the new gTLD program the GAC has the additional right to issue...

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