Ngpc

  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • ICANN puts porn gTLDs on hold for no good reason?

    … In a decision that seems to have come out of nowhere, ICANN has effectively put bids for three porn-themed new gTLDs on hold. In a June 21 meeting, the board’s New gTLD Program Committee discussed .adult, .sex and .porn, calling them “sensitive strings”. While it passed no resolution, I understand that ICANN legal staff is delaying the signing…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
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