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Starting an Online Business / CLE Webinar - ICANN's New Top-Level Domain Names Part 1: Concerns For Businesses

By Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig / Author, McGrady on Domain Names One of the new topics that general counsel need especially to be aware of is ICANN's plan to launch new top-level domain names. ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is the outfit that...

Starting an Online Business / CLE Webinar - ICANN's New Top-Level Domain Names Part 2: The Expenses Related To New Domain Names

By Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig / Author, McGrady on Domain Names In terms of timing, ICANN can pull the switch at any moment. The last meeting in San Francisco just ended recently and there's another meeting in Singapore in June. I know that ICANN is anxious to get this...

Starting an Online Business / CLE Webinar - ICANN's New Top-Level Domain Names Part 3: Will the New Top-Level Domain Names Result in a Horse Race To Get There First?

By Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig / Author, McGrady on Domain Names Well, there's not going to be a horse race because there's a three-month application window and there is, at least the way the applicant guide book is written today, no benefit to being the first application...

Duane Morris LLP: Inception of the Online Red Light District: ICANN to Launch Top-Level Doman Extension This Fall

Background The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set to launch the new .XXX (dot-triple X) top-level domain (TLD) extension this fall. The intended users are those in the adult entertainment industry with websites that are sexually oriented, but not illegal or fraudulent...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Is Your Brand EXXXposed? Sunrise Period To Block .XXX Domain Registrations Begins Soon

By Troy E. Larson The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which governs the domain name system for the Internet, approved the September 7, 2011, launch of the controversial .XXX top-level domain. The new domain is intended to provide the adult entertainment industry with...