Dot sport domain name framework gets underway in Lausanne

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The SportAccord policy advistory board met for the first time in Lausanne 7 March to help the group create a framework for the use of the .sport domaine name extension. The new board includes representatives from the International Olympic Committee and 24 representatives of international sports federations, several of them based in Lausanne.

SportAccord’s new group will work on defining and operating “the adequate usage policy for the future .sport domain name, specifically in the field of reserved names policy, registrant eligibility, naming restrictions, usage policy and enforcement mechanisms.”