09 May 2013

Update on ICANN’s New gTLD Program

Update on ICANN’s New gTLD Program | Morgan Lewis - JDSupra: " . . . Approximately 150 of these applications have passed ICANN's initial evaluation, and absent procedural and/or technical delays, these domain extensions should reach the marketplace sometime in late summer or fall 2013. Examples of gTLD strings that correspond with generic terms that will be available to the public, have been approved by ICANN, and appear to be on a fast track include .八卦 ("gossip" in simplified Chinese Han characters), .camera, and .menu. Applications for other generic terms (e.g., .app, .blog, .search, and .shop) that would not be available to the public are still being reviewed by ICANN and will be subject to additional scrutiny. The applicants for these "closed" extensions plan to use them within their organization and with certain permitted third parties. . ." read more at link above

more news links below

expVC.com Domain Name News Archive

expVC.com on Twitter