Amazon’s bid for ‘.brand’ gTLD shot down

A resolution passed by theInternet Corporation ofAssigned Names and Numbers(ICANN) New gTLD ProgrammeCommittee has effectivelykilled off Amazon’s applicationfor the ‘.amazon’ generic topleveldomain (gTLD), as well asthe related internationaliseddomain names in Japaneseand Chinese. The resolutionwas based on advice fromICANN’s Governmental AdvisoryCommittee (GAC).


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