20 Jun '11, 4am

ICANN Overwhelmingly Approves New gTLD Program

Well it now it was approved by ICANN, did they open Pandora’s Box? My consolidated thoughts on the new gTLD program - I think there are A LOT of legal hurdles and challenges to still be cleared. 1.) If multiple parties want the same extension, what happens? Do they go to auction? What about BS TMs already for new extensions that don’t exist? Should the high bidder for a generic extension be able to block any competitors from owning a domain. For instance Sony is the high bidder for .MUSIC, should they be able to block any competitor from using it? 2.) What about confusingly similar extensions, typo extensions, etc. What happens if someone wants .CON, a great .COM typo extension? What if someone wants an extension that is confusingly similar to a current ccTLD? Should .USA be allowed to exist when .US already exists and is the ccTLD of the United States? I think that whole ...

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ICANN Overwhelmingly Approves New gTLD Program

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