• Two new gTLD confusion decisions thrown out

    … ICANN has reopened the contention sets for .cam and .通販 after deciding that two String Confusion Objection panels may have been wrong to reject certain applications. Two rulings — that .cam is confusingly similar to .com and that .通販 is confusingly similar to .shop (really) — will now head to an appeals panel for a “final” determination…

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  • Panel slaps ICANN in .africa case

    …. It also means that whatever the IRP panel ultimately decides will in all likelihood be binding on ICANN. DCA filed the IRP with the International Center for Dispute resolution after ICANN, accepting Governmental Advisory Committee advice, rejected the company’s application for .africa. The ICDR panel has not yet ruled on the merits of the case…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 2 readers -
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