The Ins And Outs Of The GTLD Program

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 2:07 PM EDT) -- In 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers introduced the generic top-level domain (gTLD) program to implement new top-level domains into the Internet's addressing system. To help explain the gTLD program, this article highlights three important aspects of the program, including: (1) background information on ICANN's new gTLD program and the evaluation process for applicants, (2) statistics from the first round of applications in the gTLD program, and (3) mechanisms that rights holders may use to protect themselves (which ICANN labeled "rights protection mechanisms")....

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