26 Mar '15, 1am

ICANN CEO Responds to ICA Concerns Regarding Davos “Cybersquatting” Remarks #ICANN

18 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Early last month ICA President Jeremiah Johnston wrote to ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade to express concerns regarding remarks that he had made during an interview at the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland. In the course of those remarks the CEO was perceived to characterize domain portfolio owners of “hogging names”, as well as equate domain investors with “cybersquatters”. CEO Chehade has just responded with his own letter back to President Johnston. In that response he states, “I appreciate the role the Internet Commerce Association and its members have played in helping shape ICANN policy over the years and in providing a voice and platform for propagation of best practices among the domainer community… We are in complete agreement that there is a very important legal distinction between registering generically-termed d...

Full article: http://www.internetcommerce.org/chehade-clarifies-davos-r...

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