New ICANN gTLD Applicant Guidebook Released (and More)

By Minds + Machines
Minds + Machines

ICANN has been quiet lately, very quiet. It has been making everyone nervous and leaving the field open to ICANN's enemies, which has in turn encouraged domain industry hacks to resort to long "think pieces" in the absence of news — always a cause for concern.

Today, though, ICANN released a number of results and initiatives that are quite newsworthy. There's a lot to digest and report on, which should keep the journalists a safe distance away from Wondering What It All Means.

Among the releases from ICANN:

It's good to see ICANN breaking their radio silence and providing a useful resource to applicants.

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