Suits Signal Lack Of Confidence In ICANN Processes
November 15, 2012, 1:08 PM EST
Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 1:08 PM EST) -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has suffered a number of difficulties and setbacks in its efforts to create the “Internet of the Future.” Criticism and dissension from stakeholders both within and outside the ICANN community have resulted in changes in schedules, policies and processes in the organization’s new top-level domain name program.
The public comment period following the "Big Reveal" of the more than 1900 applied-for generic top-level domains yielded a number of contentious objections to controversial applications. And the formal objections period...