23 Feb '17, 12pm

Wrap-up: ICANN 49 Singapore

Given the “going live” of New gTLDs as well as the NTIA’s announcement of its intent to transition Internet domain name functions to a multi-stakeholder environment, the 49th ICANN meeting in Singapore was sure to be a busy one. Here’s a breakdown of some of the key happenings during the week: Specification 13 The most recent draft of Specification 13 was approved. The specification provides limited accommodations to registry operators of TLDs that qualify as “dot Brand” TLDs rather than standard commercial TLDs. As many as one-third of all new gTLD applications likely qualify as dot Brand TLDs. With this approval, dot Brands will now be able to move forward to the contracting phase of the new gTLD program. The approved draft of Specification 13 is available for reading by all interested parties. Name Collisions The ICANN Board accepted the recommendations made by the Secu...

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