.Webs

  • Donuts rolls the dice with $22.5 million .web lawsuit

    … a covenant not to sue ICANN when it applied for its new gTLDs. A judge in the DotConnectAfrica v ICANN can has allowed that lawsuit to proceed, regardless, but it may prove a stumbling block for Donuts. It all looks a bit flimsy to me, but I’ve learned not to second-guess American judges so we’ll just have to see how it plays out. Tweet Tagged: .web, .webs, auctions, donuts, ICANN, last resort, new gTLDs, nu dot co, rightside, verisign …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 24 readers -
  • Donuts joins fight to delay .web gTLD auction with emergency appeal

    … Donuts and Radix have filed an “emergency” appeal with ICANN in an attempt to get the forthcoming auction for the .web gTLD delayed. The companies, both of which have applied for .web, say they have evidence that one of their rival bidders recently changed ownership without telling ICANN, in breach of application rules. They filed a Request…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • .web has an auction date

    … and .kid will not coexist. The only other scheduled auction right now is that of .doctor, which is planned for May 25. Radix, Donuts and The Medical Registry will fight it out in this rather less complex battle. It’s worth noting that if any of these contention sets unanimously choose to resolve their differences via private auction, none of the ICANN auctions will go ahead. Tweet Tagged: .doctor, .kid, .kids, .web, .webs, auction, ICANN, last resort, new gTLDs, vistaprint …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -