Valideus helps brand owners, professional associations and community leaders to evaluate the ICANN new gTLD opportunity, to navigate the application process and to manage secure registries. We also provide registrant validation services, consultancy on policy and training.
Compared to some past meetings, Hyderabad was subject to relatively little controversy between the various parts of the community. The treatment of Inter-governmental organization (IGO) names and acronyms within new gTLDs remains one such controversy. Both the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) and the Generic Names Supporting Organisation (GNSO) debated internally on matters of structure and their role within the new Empowered Community, which replaces the US Government’s oversight following the completion of the IANA Transition.