Dotmusic

  • DotMusic fails the “not gay enough” community test

    … Guidebook’s] standards for a community. The CPE fell apart at the first hurdle, with the panel awarding 0 out of 4 points on the “community establishment”. It essentially ruled that the “music community” does not exist, despite frequent statements to the contrary from DotMusic and its legion of supporters. DotMusic appears to have been…

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  • Radiohead backs .music community bid

    … Ed O’Brien, guitarist with the band Radiohead, has become the latest musician to throw his support behind DotMusic’s community-based application for the new gTLD .music. In a letter to ICANN today (pdf), O’Brien said that if DotMusic loses its ongoing Community Priority Evaluation, it will “be setting back the world’s chances of a Fair Trade…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
  • .music applicant caught using bogus Wikipedia page

    … DotMusic Limited, the .music applicant founded by Constantine Roussos, is using a highly suspicious Wikipedia page in its attempt to win the .music contention set. The applicant and many supporters have been citing the Wikipedia “music community” page in support of DotMusic’s ongoing Community Priority Evaluation, despite the fact that the page…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • Music industry gets its ass handed to it by gTLD panel

    … applicant could pass CPE, but it’s looking even less likely for DotMusic after today’s result for Far Further. .music, it seems, is heading to auction, where it is likely to fetch big bucks. Related posts: Roussos loses last .music LRO RIAA backs .music new gTLD bid Community panel hands .radio to EBU because nobody objected …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 3 readers -
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