Amazon calls for end to ‘.amazon’ gTLD stand-off; demands prompt action to end dispute with governments

Amazon calls for end to ‘.amazon’ gTLD stand-off; demands prompt action to end dispute with governments

​​​​​​​Amazon has called on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to “immediately approve” its application for the ‘.amazon’ generic top-level domain, noting that prompt action is necessary because “there is no sovereign right under international or national law to the name ‘Amazon”’, with an Independent  Review Process Panel having previously ruled that ICANN acted in a manner inconsistent with its bylaws when rejecting the company’s application. The move to end the stand-off over the string is one that all brands should monitor.

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