.Cam and Amazon IDN domain name decisions will be reviewed.
ICANN is giving two new top level domain name applications another look after embarrassing inconsistencies in string confusion objections.
The board’s new TLD committee determined that decisions against Amazon.com’s .通販 application and Rightside’s .cam should be reviewed.
I provide the background to this story in detail here.
In the case of .cam, Verisign succeeded in a string confusion objection against Rightside’s .cam, but failed against two other .cam applicants. The same thing happened when Google, applicant for .car, filed objections against .cars. It won two cases and lost the other. Click to continue reading…