"Closed Generic" gTLD Applications
- To: <comments-closed-generic-05feb13@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: "Closed Generic" gTLD Applications
- From: "Dani Landolf" <dani.landolf@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:18:06 +0100
The Booksellers Association of Switzerland ("Schweizer Buchhändler- und
Verleger-Verband SBVV) represents about 500 book selling businesses.
The Booksellers Association of Switzerland is of the strong opinion that
closed generic gTLD applications have to be invalidated when submitted by
commercial entities operating in a sector of activity related to the closed
generic gTLD .
In the case of a closed generic TLD like .books, the exclusivity granted to
the winning applicant would de facto strengthen the position of a single big
operator in the book industry and would be detrimental to the industry as a
Dani Landolf, general manager SBVV