Htld

  • Afilias set to get .hotel despite hacking claims

    … Afilias is back on the path to becoming the registry for .hotel, after ICANN decided claims of hacking by a former employee of the applicant did not warrant a rejection. The ICANN board of directors decided last week that HOTEL Top-Level Domain Sarl, which was recently taken over by Afilias, did not gain any benefit when employee Dirk…

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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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
  • .hotel fight gets nasty with “criminal” hacking claims

    … A group of would-be .hotel gTLD registries have called on ICANN to reject the winning applicant’s bid or be complicit in “criminal acts”. The group, which includes Travel Reservations, Famous Four Media, Radix, Minds + Machines, Donuts and Fegistry is threatening to file a second Independent Review Process complaint unless ICANN complies with its…

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