ICANN CEO, Chair On New gTLDs and .XXX

“In an in-house interview carried out on the last day of its recent conference in Cartagena, ICANN’s chairman and CEO have answered questions over the Board’s decisions on the new gTLD program and the application for a dot-xxx Internet extension,” wites Kieren McCarthy on the Global Internet Business Coalition blog.”Unusually for an in-house video, the interviewer (ICANN’s media director) asks direct questions and so elicits some useful, unprepared responses. You can view the full video in the top-right of this webpage.”Issues covered in the interview, include the new gTLD process, trademark issues, US government anger with ICANN and ICANN and its relationship with governments.The article by Kieren McCarthy is available from gibc.biz/2010/12/icann-ceo-and-chairman-answer-new-gtld-and-dot-xxx-questions.