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06|04|2012 10:05 pm EDT

ICANN publishes new version of the gTLD Applicant Guidebook

by Frank Michlick in Categories: new gTLDs, Up to the Minute

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While the deadline for the new gTLDs recently closed, ICANN today published an update to their gTLD Applicant Guidebook. As per the announcement by ICANN, no changes have been made to the application process, but with regards to the objection filing period.

Here’s a brief summary of the changes:

  • Updated links to publications by the GAC
  • Small changes with regards to GAC advice
  • Replaced of objection filing rules with a link
  • Provider fees now reside online
  • Update part of the Registry Functions Activity Report
  • Moved information in the description of the Trademark claims service

An extensive summary of the changes can be found here.

04|18|2011 11:49 am EDT

ICANN Publishes New Version of New gTLD Applicant Guidebook

by Frank Michlick in Categories: ICANN / Policy

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ICANN has posted the new April 2011 Discussion Draft for the New gTLD Applicant Guidebook for a public comment period lasting until May 15th. ICANN plans post a final version of the guidebook by 30 May 2011, in time for consideration of the New gTLD implementation program at an extraordinary meeting of the ICANN Board to be held on Monday, 20 June 2011, at the ICANN meetings in Singapore.

See the full announcement email after the jump.