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Can World Governments Veto Your Domain Name?

February 10th, 2011 02:50 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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AugstWest writes “There’s been talk recently of the Obama administration wanting the right to shoot down possible TLDs, but it looks like things may be going even a step further — According to this article by Laura Stotler, ‘the NTIA is asking for the power to object to any proposed Internet address for any reason.’ What happens if, say, the government of Germany decides they don’t like your domain name? ICANN’s had its share of bureaucratic nightmares, what happens when world governments also have a say?”

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