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U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Holding Full Hearing on New TLDs

On Thursday, December 8, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will host a full committee hearing on "ICANN's Expansion of Top-Level Domains." According to the Committee's website, the hearing will "examine the merits and implications of this new program and ICANN's continuing efforts to address concerns raised by the Internet community."

Updates:  UPDATED Dec 06, 2011 12:39 PM PST
Dyson confirmed for new gTLDs Senate hearing DomainIncite, Dec.6.2011

Related topics: DNS, Domain Names, Registry Services, ICANN, Internet Governance, Policy & Regulation, Top-Level Domains

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Comments

.SCIENCE Top-Level domain Jean Guillon  –  Dec 07, 2011 12:48 AM PST

I would be happy to compare my figures with someone who also studied the .SCIENCE Top-Level Domain opportunity.

Jean Jean Guillon

Here Are A Couple Of Pluses And Delta On The Meeting Ray Marshall  –  Dec 08, 2011 9:37 AM PST

Pluses:
1) Liked the comment by Senator Rockefeller that we need to get used to the idea of a .AUTO and .HOTEL, especially after Ms. Dyson's no vote on new gTLDs like .HOTEL; and
2) Liked Mr. Pritz's responses overall

Delta:
1) The panel wasn't balanced. Would have been nice to have someone from a registry and a company interested in a .BRAND gTLD; and

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