• ICANN holds its ground on weaseled GAC advice

    … on a few dozen new gTLD registries. The NGPC passed a resolution on Monday approving an updated scorecard to send to the GAC. ICANN chair Steve Crocker delivered it to GAC chair Heather Dryden yesterday. A “GAC scorecard” is a table of the GAC’s demands, taken from the formal advice it issues at the end of each public meeting, with the NGPC’s…

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  • ICANN puts porn gTLDs on hold for no good reason?

    … to grandfather existing .xxx registrants? That also wouldn’t make any sense. .sex has also been applied for by Internet Marketing Solutions, a company with no connection to .xxx or to the 2003 sponsored gTLD round. Why should this company’s application be subject to additional oversight? And why didn’t .career, which “serves the same sector” as the sponsored…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
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