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'''.cam''' is a new [[gTLD|generic top level domain name]] applied for in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].  
 
'''.cam''' is a new [[gTLD|generic top level domain name]] applied for in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].  
  
==Current Applicants==
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==Applicant==
The three applicants are:<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/application-results/strings-1200utc-13jun12-en Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings]</ref>
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[[AC Webconnecting Holding B.V.]]- The contact person in the application is [[Mike Rodenbaugh]]. The company filed for a European trademark for .cam on December 12, 2012.<ref>[http://www.trademarkia.com/ctm/cam-893706.htm Legal Force TRADEMARKIA- .cam]</ref>. The contact for Registrars is [[Nicolas Caumette]]
# [[Demand Media]] (United TLD|United TLD Holdco Ltd.), The company applied for 26 gTLDs including .cam.<ref>[http://www.unitedtld.com/our-tlds/ United TLD]</ref> This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1120 here].
 
# [[Famous Four Media]] (dot Agency Limited), [[Geir Rasmussen]] is the contact person for the application. The company submitted applications for 61 new gTLDs. <ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2012/06/13/famous-four-media-applies-for-61-generic-tlds-poker-bet-bingo-casino-win/comment-page-1/  Famous Four Media Applies For 61 Generic TLD’s...]</ref>
 
# [[AC Webconnecting Holding B.V.]]- The contact person in the application is [[Mike Rodenbaugh]]. The company filed for a European trademark for .cam on December 12, 2012.<ref>
 
[http://www.trademarkia.com/ctm/cam-893706.htm Legal Force TRADEMARKIA- .cam]</ref>
 
  
 
==String Confusion Objection==
 
==String Confusion Objection==
[[Verisign]] submitted a separate [[String Confusion Objection]] to the [[ICDR]] against each of the applicants for .cam, on the basis that Internet users would confuse the string with the popular [[.com]] string. In two of the three objections submitted, the panelist assigned to the case ruled in favor of the applicant, meaning the objection was dismissed. However, [[Verisign]] prevailed in the objection against [[Demand Media]]'s application. This created a controversial scenario, one that [[ICANN]] did not appear to have a premeditated solution for. [[Demand Media]] called for [[ICANN]] to review its objections policy in order to resolve the issue.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/14239-string-confusion-in-disarray-as-demands-cam-loses-against-verisigns-com String Confusion in Disarray, Domain Incite] Retrieved 25 Sept 2013</ref>
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Initially, they were 3 applicants : [[Demand Media]] (United TLD|United TLD Holdco Ltd.), [[Famous Four Media]] (dot Agency Limited) and [[AC Webconnecting Holding B.V.]].[[Verisign]] submitted a separate [[String Confusion Objection]] to the [[ICDR]] against each of the applicants for .cam, on the basis that Internet users would confuse the string with the popular [[.com]] string. In two of the three objections submitted, the panelist assigned to the case ruled in favor of the applicant, meaning the objection was dismissed. However, [[Verisign]] prevailed in the objection against [[Demand Media]]'s application. This created a controversial scenario, one that [[ICANN]] did not appear to have a premeditated solution for. [[Demand Media]] called for [[ICANN]] to review its objections policy in order to resolve the issue.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/14239-string-confusion-in-disarray-as-demands-cam-loses-against-verisigns-com String Confusion in Disarray, Domain Incite] Retrieved 25 Sept 2013</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 14:36, 11 May 2016

Status: Pre-Delegation Testing (PDT)
Registry Provider: Key-Systems
Registry: AC Webconnecting Holding B.V.
Registry Backend: CentralNic
Type: Generic
Category: Technology
nTLDStats
Registrations: 7,855
Parked Domains: 3,139
Parked Domain %: 39.96 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 16 June 2016
General Availability: 14 December 2016

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.cam is a new generic top level domain name applied for in ICANN's New gTLD Program.

Applicant

AC Webconnecting Holding B.V.- The contact person in the application is Mike Rodenbaugh. The company filed for a European trademark for .cam on December 12, 2012.[1]. The contact for Registrars is Nicolas Caumette

String Confusion Objection

Initially, they were 3 applicants : Demand Media (United TLD|United TLD Holdco Ltd.), Famous Four Media (dot Agency Limited) and AC Webconnecting Holding B.V..Verisign submitted a separate String Confusion Objection to the ICDR against each of the applicants for .cam, on the basis that Internet users would confuse the string with the popular .com string. In two of the three objections submitted, the panelist assigned to the case ruled in favor of the applicant, meaning the objection was dismissed. However, Verisign prevailed in the objection against Demand Media's application. This created a controversial scenario, one that ICANN did not appear to have a premeditated solution for. Demand Media called for ICANN to review its objections policy in order to resolve the issue.[2]

References