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FTC Puts Burden Back on ICANN Concerning .Sucks Dilemma

Kieren McCarthy reporting in The Register writes: “The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has responded to questions over the legality of .sucks domain pricing with a three-page “I told you so” letter to domain name overseer ICANN… ‘You ask that the Federal Trade Commission assess whether these actions by Vox Populi would violate any laws or regulations enforced by the FTC,’ notes FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez in her response, before pointing out that not only did the FTC see this sort of thing coming but repeatedly raised its concerns with ICANN and was roundly ignored.”

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