Donuts denied! .web auction to go ahead today

by Kevin Murphy
A California judge had denied Donuts’ eleventh-hour attempt to delay today’s .web gTLD auction. In a ruling late yesterday, Judge Percy Anderson rejected the company’s request for an emergency temporary restraining order preventing ICANN from selling off the premium gTLD. This means the auction is pretty much certain to go ahead starting at 1400 UTC — that’s 6am local time for ICANN — today.Read the full article