Hacking claims resurface as .hotel losers force ICANN to lawyer up again

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Kevin Murphy, February 7, 2020, 15:25:07 (UTC), Domain Policy

The fight over .hotel has been escalated, with four unsuccessful applicants for the gTLD whacking ICANN with a second Independent Review Process appeal.

The complaint resurrects old claims that a former lead on the successful application, now belonging to Afilias, stole trade secrets from competing applicants via a glitched ICANN web site.

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