24 Mar '15, 8am

Something wrong with #ICANN’s decision on @DonutsInc's .doctor? Even @icann_president seems to think so!

Does Chehade agree with Donuts on .doctor? Kevin Murphy , March 24, 2015, 08:22:59 (UTC), Domain Policy Should governments have the right to force business-limiting restrictions on new gTLD operators, even though they don’t have the same rules in their own ccTLDs? ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade evidently believes the answer to that question is “No”, but it’s what ICANN is controversially imposing on Donuts and two other .doctor applicants anyway. Donuts recently filed a Request for Reconsideration appeal with ICANN over its decision to make the .doctor gTLD restricted to medical professionals only. It was an unprecedented “Public Interest Commitment” demanded by ICANN staff in order to keep the Governmental Advisory Committee happy. The GAC has been asking for almost two years for so-called “Category 1″ gTLD strings — which could be seen to represent highly regulated sectors such ...

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