Regulatory Rumblings Archive

September 2014


gTLD Update: Auctions for the New gTLDs; Whether to Trust Industry, Profession, and Geographic gTLDs

Posted: Sep 30, 2014 12:00am ET

While many, myself included, have discussed the uninspiring registration numbers for most of the new gTLDs, there are certain numbers that have been eye-popping: the amounts that are being paid for many of the gTLDs in auction.

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ANA Calls on New York Delegation to Oppose Ad Tax Proposal that could Significantly Impact the State’s Economy

Posted: Sep 29, 2014 12:00am ET

In case you missed it, today Politico Morning Tax and New York Capital Playbook included the letter that ANA sent to all members of the New York Delegation marking the start of Advertising Week in New York.

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ANA Files Comments in Opposition to ICANN’s GAC Proposal

Posted: Sep 12, 2014 12:00am ET

In response to a new and worrisome proposal put forth by the Board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), ANA today filed comments in opposition to this overbroad step by the Board.

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ANA Helps Defeat “Local Choice” Threat to Broadcast Advertisers

Posted: Sep 10, 2014 12:00am ET

A recent proposal that would require an a la cart approach to broadcasting and that would have adversely impacted advertisers was successfully combatted this week.

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gTLD Update: The GAC and the Future of the Internet

Posted: Sep 5, 2014 12:00am ET

In shorthand, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) is the entity that controls the rules of the road when it comes to the Internet.

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