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Dot-brand fizzles out after acquisition

Another dot-brand gTLD has decided to terminate its ICANN contract, but this time it’s because the brand itself has been discontinued. .ceb was applied for by the Corporate Executive Board Company, a consulting company, in 2012. But the company w...
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ICANN close to becoming $200 million gift-giver

Remember how ICANN raised hundreds of millions of dollars auctioning off new gTLD contracts, with only the vaguest of ideas how to spend the cash? Well, it’s coming pretty close to figuring out where the money goes. The GNSO Council approved a pl...
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ICANN throws out “Ugly Houses” UDRP appeal

ICANN has rejected an unprecedented attempt to get a UDRP decision overturned using the Reconsideration process. The Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee late last week summarily dismissed a Request for Reconsideration filed by a group called the ...
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Does ICANN have a race problem?

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, pretty much every corporation and institution in the US, and many elsewhere, have felt the need to make statements or enact changes in order to show how non-racist they are, and it seems ICANN is now no excep...
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