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ICANN 49 Singapore Preview

Three times a year the ICANN Community meets for a public meeting. The meetings are free to attend and most sessions are completely open to the public. You don’t need to be “special” to attend and there’s several opportunities for people to share their opinions at the microphone if they so wish. You also don’t […]

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ICANN 46 Beijing

We’re Off To ICANN 46 Beijing

Starting this weekend is the 46th ICANN public meeting. We’ll be attending, as usual, and I’ll be doing a followup post later today to give you a taste of what the meeting is about in terms of “key” topics. The 46th ICANN meeting is being held in China, in Beijing. It’s the first ICANN meeting […]

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Blacknight Urges ICANN to Reconsider “Closed Generic” TLDs

We’ve posted about “closed generics” a few times in the past. What are they? Basically they’re applications for new tlds that have two characteristics: the string (the bit on the right of the dot) is very generic the applicant has stated that they don’t plan on allowing the public to register domains using the extension […]

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