Yesterday we reported that ICANN is on the verge of accepting the .xxx gTLD. The California organization voted today to approve .xxx, an application for its approval, that is. The .xxx gTLD ICM Registry is fighting so hard for still has some hoops to jump through before it can go live. ICANN will now enter [...]
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ICANN opened a public comment period a few days ago to gauge the public’s feelings on the .xxx gTLD. People have until May 10 to make a comment, which can be done here. So far, only a handful of comments have been left. This just reassures me that no one cares about Internet governance and [...]
After losing a non-enforceable lawsuit against ICM Registry for blocking the .xxx domain, ICANN will reconsider the extension. According to a spokesman, it will be discussed at a meeting this Friday. As much as we all love the wide array of busts and brawn available online, I really don’t see the point of .xxx. Proponents [...]
The International Centre For Dispute Resolution ruled yesterday that ICANN should pay ICM Registry, the main proponent of the controversial .xxx domain, $475,000 in damages plus $221,000 in arbitration fees for its rejection of the extension. Fortunately for ICANN, the ruling is not binding. ICM has applied for the extension three times since 2000, only [...]