Another new gTLD goes to a closed generic applicant

by Kevin Murphy
Dish DBS has won the contention set for the .data gTLD, even though its proposed business model has been banned by ICANN. Competing applicants Donuts and Minds + Machines have both withdrawn their competing applications. It’s the second string this week to go to a “closed generic” applicant, that wants to keep all the domains in the TLD to itself even though it’s not a dot-brand.Read the full article