On the final day of the recent ICANN meeting in Beijing the GAC, which includes representatives from many countries’ governments, issued their communique as they do at all ICANN meetings. While the contents of a GAC communique always attracts commentary and reaction, the GAC communique from Beijing has probably provoked more debate, anger and confusion […]
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé has announced a firm date for new TLD launch. In a video interview, with Brad White, Fadi Chehadé put April 23rd as a date when the first new TLD could be delegated. He admits, however, that the date may “slip”, though this time the “slippage” should be days or weeks and not […]
Amusing.. From the description: ICANN’s top level domain expansion scheme can be called a lot of things: expensive, deceptive, exploitive, extortive, enraging, confusing, embarrassing, and more … but when you actually look at the massive, rather insane list of TLD applications submitted so far, I’m forced to admit that ICANN’s plan can also be called […]
I guess it was inevitable that someone would do this at some point, so here it is.