[council] New gTLD Program: String Similarity Contention Sets

Glen de Saint Géry Glen at icann.org
Thu Feb 28 06:45:24 UTC 2013


New gTLD Program: String Similarity Contention Sets
26 February 2013

ICANN is publishing today the contention sets identified by the string
similarity review for applications submitted as part of the New gTLD
Program. Review the full list of contention sets here:
contention-26feb13-en.pdf> PDF [162 KB],
<https://icann.box.com/shared/static/zhomj6atxakcv80iope5.csv> CSV [65 KB]
or from the  <http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/corner> Applicants'
Corner page on the new gTLD microsite.

Overall statistics about Contention Sets

*	2 Non-Exact Match Contention Sets 

*	.hotels & .hoteis
*	.unicorn & .unicom

*	230 Exact Match Contention Sets
*	754 Total Applications in contention

The  <http://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus>
Current Application Status page on the new gTLD microsite will be updated to
reflect these contention sets.

The role of the String Similarity Panel is to assess whether a proposed gTLD
string creates a probability of user confusion due to similarity with any
reserved name, any existing TLD, any requested IDN ccTLD, or any new gTLD
string applied for in the current application round.

Per the Applicant Guidebook, a contention set is a group of two or more
applications containing identical or visually similar applied-for gTLD
strings. For more information on string contention procedures, please refer
jun12-en.pdf> Module 4 [PDF, 428 KB] of the Applicant Guidebook.

As a reminder, the objection filing period is open until 13 March 2013. For
more information refer to the
<http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/odr> Objection & Dispute
Resolution page.



Glen de Saint Géry

GNSO Secretariat

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