Judge gives '.africa' the green light to proceed

International

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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