• .health backer has cop-like takedown powers for all gTLDs in Japan

    … breach notices. The chief difference is that under 3.18.2 registrars do not have much flexibility in their response times. They have to “take necessary and appropriate actions” within a black-and-white 24-hour deadline. Related posts: IP Mirror rapped for failing to deal with abuse FDA to get domain name takedown role? French registrar gets Whois data waiver …

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  • Straat-backed bidder beats Donuts and Afilias to .health

    … DotHealth has won the four-way contention set for the controversial new gTLD .health. Afilias and Donuts both withdrew their competing applications this week. Famous Four withdrew its application over a month ago. DotHealth is backed by Straat Investments, the investment vehicle chaired by .CO Internet’s Juan Calle. The new gTLD will run…

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