.Music

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

    … in the update means applicants for gTLDs including .gay and .music could find their applications closer to release from limbo in just a few weeks. ICANN revealed that FTI Consulting’s Global Risk and Investigations Practice and Technology Practice have been looking into claims ICANN staff meddled in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s supposedly…

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

    … Several new gTLD applicants have slammed ICANN for conducting an investigation into its own controversial practices that seems to be as opaque as the practices themselves. Seven proposed new gTLDs, including the much-anticipated .music and .gay, are currently trapped in ICANN red tape hell as the organization conducts a secretive probe…

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  • DotMusic fails the “not gay enough” community test

    … DotMusic’s Community Priority Evaluation for the .music gTLD has failed, after the CPE panel decided the company was just trying to exploit ICANN rules to get its hands on a valuable string. In a decision (pdf) published last night, the company score 10 of the available 16 points, four points shy of a passing score. The panel wrote: The Panel…

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