Judge gives '.africa' the green light to proceed


Last year ICANN was sued by disgruntled new gTLD applicant DotConnectAfrica in order to prevent the delegation of ‘.africa’. DotConnectAfrica alleged that a rival application for ‘.africa’ was fraudulent and sought monetary damages from ICANN. However, a judge has now issued a ruling denying DotConnectAfrica's request for an injunction to prevent ICANN from delegating the ‘.africa’ gTLD.

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