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  • Afilias takes over .hotel, sidelines Krischenowski over hacking claims

    … will become the sole shareholder of HTLD. The move is linked to claims that Krischenowski exploited a glitch in ICANN’s new gTLD applicants’ portal to access confidential financial and technical information belonging to rival .hotel applicants. These competing applicants have ganged up to demand that HTLD should lose its rights to .hotel, which…

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  • .hotel fight gets nasty with “criminal” hacking claims

    … Guidebook disqualifies people from applying for a new gTLD if they’ve been convicted of a computer crime. To the best of my knowledge Krischenowski has not been convicted of, or even charged with, any computer crime. What ICANN says he did was use its new gTLD applicants’ customer service portal to search for documents which, due to a dumb…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -