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    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
    (June 1999 - March 2001)

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    30 Oct 09 - Afilias deactivating .info domains
    On November 20th, 2009 with 0 comments
    maria790 writes "30 Oct 09 Afilias deactivating .info domains – Class action...
    Section: Main > Lawsuits and Judicial DecisionsNew gTLDs

    Deeply, deeply flawed economic report and analysis
    On March 4th, 2009 with 2 comments
    GeorgeK writes "The reports and analysis by Dr. Dennis Carlton are deeply,...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Trojan Horse in ICANN's proposals for new gTLDs
    On November 12th, 2008 with 0 comments
    GeorgeK writes "ICANN has posted draft contracts for new gTLDs. These contracts...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    The Registry double standard
    On May 25th, 2008 with 0 comments
    Anonymous writes: "ICANN is maintaining two standards, one for its customers...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN's Controversial Rules For New TLD's
    On August 29th, 2007 with 0 comments
    Seth Finkelstein writes "In a column on Controversy over new TLD rules, I...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Registry contracts secretly amended and extended
    On June 26th, 2007 with 8 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "In response to my comments in the public forum on registry...
    Section: Main > ICANN Staff and StructureNew gTLDs

    .travel registry near death
    On May 22nd, 2007 with 1 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "Fort Lauderdale firm, once a high-flying dot-com, is set to...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    dot-XXX is FUD
    On January 27th, 2007 with 4 comments
    Seth_Finkelstein writes "I have a Guardian column opposing the .XXX domain. I...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN Confirms: New gTLD Contracts Permit .tv style pricing
    On August 24th, 2006 with 8 comments
    GeorgeK writes "Vint Cerf/ICANN confirm my interpretation of .biz/info/org...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Renewal Agreement Drafts Now Online
    On June 27th, 2006 with 1 comments
    ICANN just posted links to three draft renewal agreements:Afilias (.INFO),...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs.org

    Open Letter to ICANN Community from NeuLevel on Renewal
    On June 27th, 2006 with 0 comments
    Keith Drazek writes "NeuLevel today submitted an Open Letter to the ICANN...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    The .root Saga Continues
    On April 28th, 2006 with 8 comments
    ajdlinux writes "Remember .root? The gTLD mysteriously created by Verisign?...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Former V.P of European Parliament raises questions
    On March 26th, 2006 with 1 comments
    314eyed writes "Former MEP Elly Plooij-van Gorsel writes in a letter published...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    When is a registrant NOT a registrant?
    On February 14th, 2006 with 7 comments
    Richard_Henderson writes "A year ago, when the .pro registry was languishing...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    CAT toplevel domain online
    On December 20th, 2005 with 3 comments
    peter-dambier writes "CAT is in the...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN Posts New gTLD Questions Paper
    On July 15th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Fergie writes "Via the ICANN website. In September 2004 ICANN published a...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Tommy Registrar and the Gatecrashers
    On April 2nd, 2005 with 1 comments
    Richard_Henderson writes "They say truth is stranger than fiction: in the case...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Long-awaited DNS Report from National Academy of Sciences Released
    On March 31st, 2005 with 16 comments
    Today the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council (NRC)...
    Section: Main > The Big PictureNew gTLDs

    Shambles at the .Pro Registry
    On March 20th, 2005 with 12 comments
    Richard_Henderson writes "Registration of .Pro domains has descended into...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Is Trallaince a front? For whom?
    On November 17th, 2004 with 12 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "A press release today announces a sale option for ".travel"...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Chris Ambler explains: Why I'm Bitter
    On October 16th, 2004 with 15 comments
    cambler writes "The question I'm most often asked is, "Why are you so upset...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Can TLDs Be Sold?
    On October 8th, 2004 with 6 comments
    sforrest writes "The .coop sponsored top-level domain has been sold ,...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN Evaluation Report on New gTLDs Published
    On September 2nd, 2004 with 13 comments
    ICANN has published its Comprehensive Evaluation of the Introduction of new...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Where is the Evaluation of New gTLDs Report?
    On August 30th, 2004 with 5 comments
    Richard_Henderson writes "In mid-July Miriam Sapiro and Summit Strategies...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN launches survey of new gTLD registrants
    On July 16th, 2004 with 6 comments
    elsiesvg writes "ICANN is seeking feedback from registrants in the seven new...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN Survey
    On June 30th, 2004 with 17 comments
    PageHowe writes "Here's the random survey I received today; I ponder whether...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    TLD string length
    On March 21st, 2004 with 4 comments
    cambler writes "Something interesting occured to me while looking at the...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Steve Crocker on New TLDs
    On March 12th, 2004 with 37 comments
    cambler writes "From the real-time captioning of the last ICANN meeting:NEW...
    Section: Main > New gTLDsgTLDs hoping to enter the legacy root

    .pro registry sold
    On February 12th, 2004 with 7 comments
    cambler writes "From Register.com's 8-K statement: -- During the fourth...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Remaining .nameless?
    On January 18th, 2004 with 5 comments
    Three years ago, on hearing that ICANN had approved the .name gTLD, NTKnow...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

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