.web auction to go ahead after ICANN denies Donuts/Radix appeal

by Kevin Murphy
The new gTLD .web seems set to go to auction next week after ICANN rejected an 11th-hour delay attempt by two applicants. ICANN’s Board Governance Committee said yesterday that there is no evidence that applicant Nu Dot Co has been taken over by a deep-pocketed third party. The BGC therefore rejected Donuts’ and Radix’s joint attempt to have the July 27 “last resort” auction delayed.Read the full article