28 Aug '16, 8am

Dot Registry backs .africa loser, batters on the ICANN lawsuit floodgates

Dot Registry backs .africa loser, batters on the ICANN lawsuit floodgates Kevin Murphy , August 28, 2016, 08:52:18 (UTC), Domain Registries Rejected community gTLD applicant Dot Registry has waded into the lawsuit between DotConnectAfrica and ICANN. Filing an amicus brief on Friday in support of the unsuccessful .africa applicant, Dot Registry argues that chagrined new gTLD applicants should be allowed to sue ICANN, despite the legal releases they all signed. The company is clearly setting the groundwork for its own lawsuit against ICANN — or at least trying to give that impression. If the two companies are successful in their arguments, it could open the floodgates for more lawsuits by pissed-off new gTLD applicants. Dot Registry claims applicants signed overly broad, one-sided legal waivers with the assurance that alternative dispute mechanisms would be available. Howeve...

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