U.S. Senate To Hold New gTLDs Hearing Next Week

Steve DelbiancoDot-Next.com reported today that the US Senate will hold a full committee hearing next week on new TLDs.  This will be a very interesting one to watch since so many very large advertisers have been unhappy with the introduction.  They’ve been lobbying like crazy to delay or hold them back.  From dot-nxt.com…

The US Senate will hold a full committee hearing on new gTLDs next week where it will “examine the merits and implications of this new program and ICANN’s continuing efforts to address concerns raised by the Internet community”.

The hearing will be at 10am on Thursday 8 December in Washington DC and will be webcast.

There has been speculation about a hearing by the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for some weeksThere has been speculation about a hearing by the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for some weeks following reports of heavy lobbying by the Association of National…

Read the story… | Source: Dot-Nxt.com | Date posted: 12/6/2011

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