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  • Porn firm wins .cam after years of objections

    … The controversial new gTLD .cam has been won at auction by Dutch porn site operator AC Webconnecting, putting an end to over two years of back-and-forth objections. Rival applicants Rightside and Famous Four Media both withdrew their applications earlier this week. The contest for .cam was marked by several objections and appeals. In 2013…

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  • .shop among four gTLDs heading to auction

    … The new gTLDs .shop, .shopping, .cam and .phone are all set to go to auction after their various delays and objections were cleared up. It seems that .shop and .shopping contention sets remain merged, so only one string from one applicant will emerge victorious. That’s due to a completely mad String Confusion Objection decision that ruled…

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  • .cam given the nod as Rightside wins confusion appeal

    … Rightside’s application for .cam will be un-rejected after the company beat Verisign in an appeal against a 2013 String Confusion Objection decision. That’s right, .cam is officially no longer too confusingly similar to .com. In a just-published August 26 decision (pdf) a three-person International Centre for Dispute Resolution panel overruled…

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  • 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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