Private auction settles controversial plural gTLD fight

by Kevin Murphy
A private auction has been used to settle a new gTLD contention set containing two different strings for the first time. Afilias has won the right to run .pet after Google withdrew its application for .pet and Donuts withdrew its bid for .pets. The two strings, one the plural of the other, had been placed into indirect contention by ICANN after a String Confusion Objection pa ...Read the full article