Difference between revisions of ".patagonia"

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'''.patagonia''' is a [[Brand TLD]] being proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The applicant is sportswear company [[Patagonia, Inc.]]<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>
 
'''.patagonia''' is a [[Brand TLD]] being proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The applicant is sportswear company [[Patagonia, Inc.]]<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>
  
In June 2012 at [[ICANN Prague]], Argentina's [[GAC]] representative told the [[ICANN Board]] that it was against .patagonia as a closed brand TLD, as Patagonia is also the name of a region in South America comprising the southern parts of Argentina and Chile. The statement was followed by a letter on August 3 from Ambassador Alfredo Morelli of Argentina's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ICANN's leadership. The Applicant Guidebook states that geographic regions listed in ISO 3166 cannot be applied for except as a geoTLD, however the region of Patagonia does not appear under any of the ISO 3166 lists.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/10265-the-patagonia-problem The .patagonia problem, domainincite.com]</ref>
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In June 2012 at [[ICANN Prague]], Argentina's [[GAC]] representative told the [[ICANN Board]] that it was against .patagonia as a closed brand TLD, as Patagonia is also the name of a region in South America comprising the southern parts of Argentina and Chile. The statement was followed by a letter on August 3 from Ambassador Alfredo Morelli of Argentina's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ICANN's leadership stating the same. According to the Applicant Guidebook, geographic regions listed in ISO 3166 cannot be applied for except as a geoTLD, however the region of Patagonia does not appear under any of the ISO 3166 lists.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/10265-the-patagonia-problem The .patagonia problem, domainincite.com]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 03:28, 7 September 2012

Status: Proposed
Type: Brand TLD

.patagonia is a Brand TLD being proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is sportswear company Patagonia, Inc.[1]

In June 2012 at ICANN Prague, Argentina's GAC representative told the ICANN Board that it was against .patagonia as a closed brand TLD, as Patagonia is also the name of a region in South America comprising the southern parts of Argentina and Chile. The statement was followed by a letter on August 3 from Ambassador Alfredo Morelli of Argentina's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ICANN's leadership stating the same. According to the Applicant Guidebook, geographic regions listed in ISO 3166 cannot be applied for except as a geoTLD, however the region of Patagonia does not appear under any of the ISO 3166 lists.[2]

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