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France Protesting ICANN Over Approval of .Wine TLD

France has expressed anger at the organisation responsible for assigning internet domains over the planned launch of .wine and .vin addresses… France said addresses like .wine would put trade agreements regarding the sale of region-specific products like champagne at risk. French minister Axelle Lemaire said Icann needed to be more transparent. She called for a new general assembly to be set up to govern domain names, with a "one country, one vote" system.

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Axelle Lemaire should contact project dotVinum By Jean Guillon  –  Jun 24, 2014 1:46 pm PDT

And it is lucky because we are in .LONDON at ICANN50

Jean.

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