Chinese Community Steps Forward for Chinese TLDs – Forms Generation Panel for Root Zone Label Generation Ruleset (LGR)

  ICANN announces that the Generation Panel for the Chinese Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR) has been seated.   Following the Call for Generation Panels to Develop Root Zone Label Generation Rules published on 11 July 2013, the Chinese script community has developed and submitted to ICANN, on 27 August 2014, the Proposal …

Noted American Wine Regions Join Forces to Protest ICANN’s Release of .wine and .vin Domain Names

  Noted American Wine Regions Join Forces to Protest ICANN’s Release of .wine and .vin Domain Names   Nearly 2,000 American wineries decry misappropriation of hard-fought regional name recognition   Seven noted American wine regions have banded together in opposition to the rights-to-the-highest-bidder release of generic top level domain names (gTLDs) such as .wine and …

SLAM Strategy’s DotBrand Social Media Report Reveals Need for Social Media for new gTLD ICANN Applicants

  SLAM Strategy, released its report titled “DotBrand Social Media Report” and analysed the social media presence of 517 trademarks that applied for a dot brand top level domain name with International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) or ICANN gTLDs.   Glenelg, Australia, June 16, 2014 –(PR.com)– Adelaide’s leading Internet strategy company, SLAM …