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Just blogged: ICANN has no plans to extend new gTLD window #icann #icann43 #newgtlds

ICANN has no plans to extend new gTLD window Kevin Murphy , March 12, 2012, 19:46:25 (UTC), Domain Registries The March 29 and April 12 deadlines to register for and submit new gTLD applications are currently not open to negotiation, according to ICANN chair Steve Crocker. “We don’t really have any indication of sufficient reasons to change the schedule,” Crocker said at a press conference here at ICANN’s public meeting in Costa Rica this afternoon. “We have no proposals we are actively working on to cause it to be changed at the moment,” he said. “The message needs to be understood that the application window will close April 12.” I asked about the possibility of an extension largely because almost every registry services provider and new gTLD consultant I’ve talked to recently is expecting a mad rush of new gTLD applicants. There are only 17 days remaining for applicants...

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