[dns-operations] First new gTLD using ICANN's "Name Collision Occurrence Management Framework"

Patrik Fältström paf at frobbit.se
Fri Aug 29 05:04:19 UTC 2014

On 28 aug 2014, at 22:12, Warren Kumari <warren at kumari.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 12:50 PM, SM <sm at resistor.net> wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> At 05:38 28-08-2014, Chris Thompson wrote:
>>> The gTLD "otsuka", created sometime in the last 24 hours, appears to be
>>> the
>>> first to use the wildcards described at
>> [snip]
>>> What do people think about this business? Is anyone taking specific
>>> precautions
>>> to detect attempts to connect to
>> I presume that the people who invented this stuff know what they are doing.
> Mwahahahahahhah.... hahhhahaha.... teehee...
> Thanks, I needed that.

Thanks Warren, this made me smile... ;-)

For people not aware, the discussion inside ICANN on this matter has been...hmm...complicated.

What is deployed is the result of a discussion inside ICANN that you can find one core report here:


See for example Section 2.3 and Appendix A in SAC066:


   Patrik Fältström
   SSAC Chair

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