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Domain Name News – Feb. 18, 2007

ICANN Publishes Revision to Proposed .XXX Agreement – ICANN has posted for public comment a revised appendix to the proposed .xxx registry agreement. Acccording to the preliminary report of the recent ICANN Board meeting, “a majority of the Board has serious concerns about whether the proposed .XXX domain has the support of a clearly-defined sponsored community as per the criteria for sponsored TLDs”.

British Users More Likely to Choose .UK: Survey – According to a survey carried out by YouGov, British Internet users are loyal to local websites and have higher levels of trust for the .uk domain name.

Picks To Click

  • The preliminary report of the February 12 meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors.
  • The ICANN Ombudsman has a blog, including an entry critical of how the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) handled an application for At-Large status.
  • The agenda of the February 27, 2007 meeting of the CIRA Board of Directors.

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