25 Jul '16, 1pm

Donuts sues ICANN over .web domain

New top level domain applicant unhappy with ICANN’s response thus far, so it takes its complaint to court. One of new top level domain name company Donuts’ subsidiaries has sued ICANN in an effort to postpone the auction for .web and potentially disqualify one of the participants. Donuts and at least two other applicants are concerned that someone is bankrolling applicant Nu Dot Co’s application for .web. They believe there might be a change of control to the entity and new people involved, which they allege might require a change to Nu Dot Co’s application. They want this week’s auction of last resort for .web postponed while the matter is investigated. Nu Dot Co, set up by Juan Diego Calle of .co fame, has traditionally settled contention sets by participating in private auctions in which the losers split the proceeds. That could be millions of dollars each in the case o...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2016/07/25/donuts-sues-icann-we...

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