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ICANN Explains the Handling of YouTubeIslam.com Domain Dispute and Why It Had No Authority

In response to a large number of emails and calls related to the disputed domain name, YouTubeIslam.com, ICANN's Senior Vice President, Kurt Pritz, has published a post explaining how the case was handled and why ICANN has no authority in such matters. "Because we coordinate the domain name system, ICANN is sometimes wrongly seen as the ultimate authority over anything that happens with the domain name system. The reality is quite different… While ICANN does ultimately set the rules by which domain names are registered, it does not possess the power to overturn decisions that are made within the rules."

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