New gTLDs and Legal Rights Objection : which rights to be invoked ?
In the framework of a legal rights objection proceeding, the panel shall assess whether the disputed new gTLD application might infringe complainant’s rights.
Season's Greetings from .AFRICA
The high point of our year was the Independent Review Panel (IRP) victory over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) -the California-USA based organization that oversees the Internet Domain Name System. DotConnectAfrica Trust had applied for the .Africa generic Top-Level Domain registry from ICANN in 2012.
The new gTLD .phone is going to be tightly restricted, after Dish DBS won the contested string at auction.
Will your dot brand help your SEO ranking?
Dot brand sites have the potential to be better ranked than other TLDs, but it will actually be the brands’ responsibility to make it happen.
Tata’s bid for .tata gTLD scuppered by Morocco
Tata Group, the humongous Indian conglomerate, has been told its flagship application for a dot-brand gTLD has been refused.
New gTLD Development
A few foreign language sites are included this week, as the new gTLDs of course aren’t limited to the English language. The screenshots are linked, if you would like to check them out for yourselves.
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