Scripps

  • .food goes live, and it’s a closed generic

    … Scripps Networks. Scripps runs the Food Network TV station in the States and the site Food.com. It has a trademark on the word “Food”. Its registry agreement for .food, signed back in April, includes Specification 13, which allows registries to restrict all the second-level domains to themselves and their affiliates. So food producers, restaurants…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 46 readers -
  • Aussie government slams .food closed generic bid

    … The Australian government is among those asking ICANN deny a request to make .food a “closed generic” gTLD. Eight people have filed comments opposing Lifestyle Domain’s application for Specification 13 status for its .food registry contract, which would allow the company to keep all .food domains for itself, since we reported the news earlier…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • .food applies for dot-brand status, but you can help stop it

    … Scripps Networks, the company that runs the Food Network television network, wants to make .food a dot-brand gTLD that only it can use. The company has applied to ICANN to have Specification 13 exemptions incorporated into its Registry Agreement. Spec 13 is an add-on to the RA that dot-brands use to exempt themselves from having to sell…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
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