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What protections are provided for city names that are in a contention set because they are confusingly similar with another applied for TLD?

There is no priority given to an application for a city name with documentation of support or non-objection of an application for a generic or brand name with the same name, if both are submitted as standard applications. However, the ‘community’ designation for applications was developed to view such applications more favorably if the applicant can prove, through the community priority evaluation procedure, that it represents a defined community. Applicants intending to use the TLD primarily for purposes associated with the city name may apply as a ‘community’ application, understanding that additional criteria apply. Continue Reading →