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  • Back in evaluation! Tata dot-brand bid falls foul of Morocco

    … such a letter, when last July .tata became the final new gTLD application to pass through evaluation. However, senior officials at Morocco’s industry of trade started kicking up a fuss last September, denying any such non-objection had been given. In exchanges of letters with ICANN over the last few weeks, Morocco has elaborated. It now claims…

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  • “Frustrated” Morocco denies it supported .tata gTLD

    … The Moroccan government claims that it did not give its support to the .tata dot-brand gTLD, which was granted to Tata Group, the massive Indian conglomerate, in July. According to Boubker Seddik Badr, director of digital economy at Morocco’s ministry of trade, .tata “did not receive any endorsement from any Moroccan authority”. In a September…

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