GAC Meeting: New gTLD Implementation Plan

2 Nov 2008 - 15:00
2 Nov 2008 - 16:00
Al Hambra

Introduction to New gTLDs (العربية)

2 Nov 2008 - 14:30
2 Nov 2008 - 15:45
Abdeen 1-3

Introduction to New gTLDs (English)

2 Nov 2008 - 13:00
2 Nov 2008 - 14:15
Abdeen 1-3


Open Joint Session (GNSO, ccNSO, GAC, ALAC): Improving Institutional Confidence

3 Nov 2008 - 14:00
3 Nov 2008 - 16:00
Al Saraya 2-4 (Main Room)


Workshop: Understanding the New gTLD Applicant Guidebook (draft RFP)

3 Nov 2008 - 11:15
3 Nov 2008 - 13:00
Al Saraya 2-4 (Main Room)


[SAC031]: SSAC Review of the After Action Report for the gTLD Registry Failover Exercise conducted 24-25 January 2008 [PDF, 85K]

23 April 2008

The New gTLD's .ASIA and .MOBI will fail, miserably...

Greetings. The new GTLD's are a complete waste of time and effort, and are a massive failure before they've even been initiated. No one will build websites on them, and only speculators will buy them. Insiders and speculators have already bought up all the premium generic names. .MOBI and .ASIA domains are now worthless, because there will be little or no development on these names. The so called "Sunrise" and Landrush" are a joke: these periods were done so quietly and under the radar that only a very very small set of insiders have the best names.

Questions to be read out on the workshop "The Evolving gTLD Environment: Challenges and Opportunities"


Due to our schedule, we will be flying back home from Delhi when the
workshop on "The evolving gTLD environment: challenges and opportunitiesW
takes place. For this reason, we would appreciate if the following comment
and questions are read out during the open discussion, on behalf of
Puntogal, an initiative in favour of a domain for Galician culture and

We think that it is very important to maintain the projected implementation
timeline presented at LA’s ICANN 30 International meeting and not delay the

Urdu Language - Domain naming convention

I have gone through the website and activities but could not found any activity or proposal for Urdu Language naming convention and translation of Domain Names.

There should be some planning and procedure in this regards.

Imran Ahmed Shah

Community Representation from Pakistan (South Asia)

I am also worried that there is no sponsorship, registrar, fellowship or even a small level of membership alloted to the community of Pakistan which is on a good level of World Bank economic Directory.

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