Wednesday, October 7, 2015

New gTLD .FOOD applies for .BRAND status

According to "DI": 
"It’s one of the applications that was identified by the Governmental Advisory Committee as a “closed generic”. Such applications were subsequently banned by ICANN but Scripps is pressing ahead regardless, claiming that if anyone else is allowed to own .food domains, all kinds of horrible things will happen. It recently told ICANN".

Spotted on "DI":
http://domainincite.com/19383-food-applies-for-dot-brand-status-but-you-can-help-stop-it


New gTLD reminders:
  • The Trademark Clearinghouse ("TMCH") calendar on Nameshield;
  • Most recent Sunrise Period announcements;
  • Food clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay and search for a "Premium" on Startup.club;
  • Contact Nameshield Registry to submit your application in round 2 of the ICANN new gTLD program.
Escrow.com: Buy or Sell Online Without the Fear of Fraud
(New gTLD applicants will require an escrow service provider for round 2 of the ICANN new gTLD program)

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