01 Jun '11, 6pm

The Domains: My Take On The New Guidebook: ICANN Will Approve The New gTLD Program In Singapore - #newTLDs, #ICANN

After reading the new gTLD Applicant Guidebook (AG) that was published today, my feeling is that ICANN will approve the program in Singapore as planned while some of the specific rules in the Guidebook may and probably will change along the way. The newest version of the AG provides no material or substantive changes from the previous version. There is a lot of cleanup going on but no earth shattering change. ICANN does give itself plenty of wiggle room to make changes on an ongoing basis as it now provides in the AG: “ICANN reserves the right to make reasonable updates and changes to this applicant guidebook and to the application process at any time by posting notice of such updates and changes to the ICANN website, including as the possible result of new policies that might be adopted or advice to ICANN from ICANN advisory committees during the course of the application...

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