09 Jan '12, 10pm

Just blogged: ANA’s modest proposal: let us take over the new gTLD program or we’ll sue #icann #newgtlds

1. ICANN will proceed with its plan to begin accepting applications for new TLDs on January 12, as scheduled; 2. Concurrently, all NGOs, IGOs and commercial stakeholders concerned about protecting their brands will be given the opportunity to have those brands registered, without cost, on a temporary “Do Not Sell” list to be maintained by ICANN during the first application round (any interested party which does not want to have its brands on the Do Not Sell list and would rather apply for a TLD would be free to do so). We will assemble a team from the interested constituencies to work with ICANN leadership during the first application round. If this group achieves consensus with respect to any proposals, those proposals will be voted on by the Board. At the end of the first application round, should the parties continue to disagree, all parties will be free to pursue their...

Full article: http://domainincite.com/anas-modest-proposal-let-us-take-...

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