29 Nov '12, 2am

#ICANN Board Forecasts Special Brand Protection To High Profile Non-Profit Organisations vía @domainnews

ICANN Board Forecasts Special Brand Protection To High Profile Non-Profit Organisations Thursday, 29 November 2012 03:39 David Goldstein Tweet Share [ICANN news release] The ICANN Board's New gTLD Program Committee has approved two resolutions with the goal of providing interim Domain Name protections to certain non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs). One resolution would specifically afford temporary protection at the second level (that part of a domain name to the left of the dot) for certain names associated with the Red Cross, Red Crescent and the International Olympic Committee. The Board Committee passed the resolution with the expectation that the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council will next month approve a similar recommendation to protect the names and acronyms of IGOs and certain NGOs. "The Red Cross and...

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