IPC reacts to ‘.sucks’ referral as issue grabs mainstream media attention

Last week we reported on ICANN’s referral of the IPC’s complaints about pricing in the ‘.sucks’ TLD to both the US Federal Trade Commission and Canada's Office of Consumer Affairs. While labelling the move as “surprising”, IPC president Gregory S Shatan is hopeful that the FTC and OCA will act quickly. In the meantime, the dispute is giving the gTLD programme a shot in the arm in terms of mainstream media profile.

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