Geographic Names Review

  • Tata ponders “buy a school” strategy to release .tata from limbo

    … application to pass its evaluation, after it managed to produce a letter from Morocco that was taken as a non-objection. But Morocco’s digital minister subsequently objected, denying that the government had permitted the use of the string. Tata’s application was then returned to its Geographic Names Review, which it flunked last December. Since then, the bid has been marked “Will Not Proceed”, a status that usually only changes when an application is withdrawn. Tweet Tagged: .tata, geographic names review, ICANN, morocco …

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  • Tata’s bid for .tata gTLD scuppered by Morocco

    … Tata Group, the humongous Indian conglomerate, has been told its flagship application for a dot-brand gTLD has been refused. ICANN on Friday changed the status of the application for .tata from “On Hold” to “Will Not Proceed”, a limbo state that is usually expected to lead to the application being withdrawn. It is believed that Tata’s row…

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  • Africa hands coffin nails to DotConnectAfrica evaluators

    … bad. There’s every chance that when it fails the Geographic Names Review it will simply file another Request for Reconsideration and then another IRP, delaying the delegation of .africa for another year or so. Related posts: DotConnectAfrica responds to DI .africa rant ICANN finally publishes THAT .africa letter, makes me look like an idiot Read that controversial .africa letter …

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