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ANA: Concerns About ICANN’s New gTLD Plans Growing and Very Serious

In a recent blog post, Dan Jaffe, Association of National Advertisers’ Executive VP of Government Relations, shares some concerns about ICANN’s “overly rapid Top Level Domain rollout”.

He writes: “[L]et’s see: electricity providers; national security experts; telecommunications providers; insurers; Internet users; large manufacturers; national advertisers; and groups representing business generally—these are just some of the entities that stress that we’re not ready for a major deployment of new gTLDs, and that the rush to roll them out will expose consumers, businesses and users of the Internet to major risk of harm. The concern about ICANN’s plans is growing and very serious. ANA believes ICANN needs to step back, collect more information, and assess the potential implications before delegating new strings into the root.”

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