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  • Blah blah ICANN blah .africa blah delegated blah blah…

    … blah. Blah blah Geographic Names Panel blah blah controversy blah blah blah blah lawsuit blah blah blah leg to stand on. Registry Africa celebrates delegation of .africa#ForAfricansByAfricans #WeAreLive pic.twitter.com/UXZX6yKSPV — dotAfrica (@africandomain) February 15, 2017 Blah racist blah blah conspiracy blah blah blah… nutty. Blah. Blah reporting blah damned blah story blah forever blah blah bored blah blah blah blah. Blah blah blah. Tweet Tagged: africa, dca, delegation, dotconnectafrica, ICANN, new gTLDs, zacr …

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  • .africa to finally go live after judge denies injunction

    … and unfairly favored ZACR from the outset. Unfortunately, the ruling does not address the merits of these claims. It merely says that DCA is unlikely to win its suit due to the covenant it signed. Halm based his decision on the precedent in Ruby Glen v ICANN, the Donuts lawsuit that seeks to stop ICANN awarding .web to Verisign. The judge…

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  • DCA files for ANOTHER .africa injunction

    …, according to ZACR. DCA last applicant for an injunction was refused by a California judge in December, but last week it renewed its efforts to stymie the long-delayed geo. ZACR said on its web site yesterday: On January 4, 2017, DCA filed an ex parte (emergency) temporary restraining order (“TRO”) asking the Court to prevent ICANN from delegating…

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  • .africa could go live after court refuses injunction

    … argued that there was no need for an injunction, saying that .africa could be re-delegated to DCA should ICANN lose at trial. DCA case centers on its claims that ICANN treated it unfairly, breaking the terms of the Applicant Guidebook, by awarding .africa to ZACR. ZACR has support from African governments, as required by the Guidebook, whereas DCA…

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  • US judge freezes .africa gTLD

    … to be delegated to successful applicant ZACR. The decision seems to be based on the fact that a delegation is essentially irreversible, so even if DCA were to win the lawsuit it would not be able to get its hands on the gTLD. “Plaintiff has demonstrated that once the tGLD [sic] is issued, it will be unable to obtain those rights elsewhere,” the judge wrote…

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  • DCA fails .africa evaluation

    …”. In other words, DCA did not have a shred of support for its controversial application. For gTLDs representing multinational regions, support or non-objection is required from 60% of the governments in that region. In addition, there cannot be more than one objection from a government in that region. Not only did DCA not have any support, it also had…

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