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  • .music and .gay CPE probe could end this month

    … independent CPE reviews for the last several months. FTI is reviewing how ICANN staff interacted with the EIU during the CPE processes, how the EIU conducted its research and whether the EIU applied the CPE criteria uniformly across different gTLDs. ICANN said that FTI finished collected material from ICANN in March and hopes to have all the information…

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  • .gay, .music and others in limbo as ICANN probes itself

    … no evidence was found that ICANN had coached the EIU on scoring, it did emerge that ICANN staff had supplied margin notes to the supposedly independent EIU that had subsequently been incorporated into its final decision. The IRP panel majority wrote that the EIU “did not act on its own in performing the CPEs” and “ICANN staff was intimately involved…

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  • Afilias set to get .hotel despite hacking claims

    … Afilias is back on the path to becoming the registry for .hotel, after ICANN decided claims of hacking by a former employee of the applicant did not warrant a rejection. The ICANN board of directors decided last week that HOTEL Top-Level Domain Sarl, which was recently taken over by Afilias, did not gain any benefit when employee Dirk…

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  • Afilias takes over .hotel, sidelines Krischenowski over hacking claims

    …. The other .hotel applicants are Travel Reservations, Famous Four Media, Radix, Minds + Machines, Donuts and Fegistry. ICANN is now pressing HTLD for more specific information about Krischenowski’s relationship with HTLD at specific times over the last few years, in a letter (pdf) published last night, so it appears that its overdue investigation is not yet complete. Tweet Tagged: .hotel, afilias, dotberlin, gdd, glitch, hacking, hotel top-level domain, htld, ICANN, portal …

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  • .hotel fight gets nasty with “criminal” hacking claims

    … misconfiguration by ICANN, were visible to users other than their owners. Krischenowski told DI in an emailed statement today: According to ICANN, the failure in ICANN’s CSC and GDD portals was the result of a misconfiguration by ICANN of the software used (as mentioned at https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-11-19-en). As a user, I relied…

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