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 …

Wine sector deeply regrets opaque ICANN’s decisions and conflicts of interest concerning .wine and .vin

  In less than 3 days, ICANN’s 50th session will be taking place in London (22-26 June). The wine sector denounces some governments’ intervention that lead to the failure of negotiations between the sector and the candidate companies to the “.wine” and “.vin”. It deeply regrets the opacity surrounding ICANN’s decisions and conflicts of interest …