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Governments kill off another gTLD bid

Another proposed new gTLD has been killed off by governmental intervention. A Thailand-based company call Better Living Management Company applied for .thai back in 2012, but quickly ran into opposition from the Thai government, which thought the strin...
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Former NTIA chief Redl now working for Amazon

David Redl, the former head of the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration has joined Amazon as an internet governance advisor, I’ve learned. I don’t know whether he’s taken a full-time job or is a contractor, bu...
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Hindu god smites Chrysler gTLD

Car-maker Chrysler has withdrawn its application for the .ram dot-brand gTLD more than six years after receiving a government objection on religious grounds. Ram is a brand of pickup trucks manufactured by Chrysler, but it’s also a variant spelli...
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