• ICANN Compliance probing Hunger Games domain

    … ICANN’s Compliance department is looking into whether Donuts broke the rules by activating a domain name for the forthcoming The Hunger Games movie. Following up from the story we posted earlier today, ICANN sent DI the following statement: We are well aware of this issue and are addressing it through our normal compliance resolution process…

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  • Is The Hunger Games’ new .movie domain illegal?

    … Donuts may have launched its best new gTLD anchor tenant in violation of ICANN rules. The company revealed earlier this week that The Hunger Games movies are using thehungergames.movie to promote the fourth and final installment of the wildly successful “trilogy”. The domain name even features in the trailer for the film, which currently has…

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  • The Hunger Games is first to use a .movie domain

    … Donuts has signed up an impressive anchor tenant for its upcoming .movie gTLD in the form of The Hunger Games series of movies. thehungergames.movie is one of just a handful of domains in .movie, which is currently pre-sunrise, indicating that it’s a deal Donuts has negotiated directly with the film distributors. The Hunger Games is a series…

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