gTLD safeguard discussions commence, resolution some way off

The ICANN community descended on Durban this weekend, with the GAC's advice on “consumer protection, sensitive strings and regulated markets” one of the major talking points. For applicants and brand owners alike, the treatment of this advice will have a significant impact on the gTLD expansion – but yesterdays discussions suggest that the wait for resolution will continue.

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