ICANN Rolls Out Plan To Fight Piracy On New Domains

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The international body overseeing Internet addresses said that it is imposing a set of procedures aimed at making sure that new generic top-level domains are not used to host sites engaged in piracy or copyright infringement.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers said on July 3 that the safeguards would contractually prohibit those who register new generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, from using them for piracy and other abuses, provide a complaint mechanism when sites are being used in such a way and suspend...
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