[At-Large] [GTLD-WG] Amazon, Google And Others Going After Generics

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Sun Jun 17 14:25:14 UTC 2012

> The three support applications are particularly disappointing in
> light of all three being from long-time ICANN participants.

A reasonable interpretation of the lack of African applicants is that 
people looked at the substantial cost and dubious benefits of a vanity TLD 
and everyone who wasn't already drunk on ICANN kool-aid came to a rational 
decision that their limited funds would better be spent elsewhere.

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