20 Sep '12, 3pm

Just blogged: Consumer Watchdog slams “outrageous” Google and Amazon keyword gTLD bids #icann #newgtlds #gtld

If these applications are granted, large parts of the Internet would be privatized. It is one thing to own a domain associated with your brand, but it is a huge problem to take control of generic strings. Both Google and Amazon are already dominant players on the Internet. Allowing them further control by buying generic domain strings would threaten the free and open Internet that consumers rely upon. Consumer Watchdog urges you to do all that you can to thwart these outrageous efforts and ensure that the Internet continues its vibrant growth while serving the interests of all of its users.

Full article: http://domainincite.com/10535-consumer-watchdog-slams-out...

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