28 Sep '11, 3pm

.ECO Domain Wars Over? Al Gore-Backed Group Drops Bid | ecorazzi.com #eco #web #sustainability

.ECO Domain Wars Over? Al Gore-Backed Group Drops Bid | ecorazzi.com #eco #web #sustainability

Even though there remains some lackluster enthusiasm for the creation of a .ECO top-level domain, the battle to decide who would control such an extension has been hard-fought between two groups: the Mikhail Gorbachev -backed Big Room and the Al Gore -backed Dot Eco LLC. Both organizations have been going at it since 2009 – with Dot Eco LLC at one point even publicly slamming Big Room in a document outlining why their business model was ineffective and their leadership weak. “We wrote this paper to because we needed to set the record straight,” the document said. “Although we may ruffle some feathers, the stakes are too high for drawing- room niceties, particularly when Big Room has dropped all pretense of fair play.” According to the Guardian , Gore’s group has now dropped their challenge. ”As a non-profit we only have limited resources and we decided to focus them on our...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/09/28/dot-eco-domain-wars-ov...

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