PANEL – Premium .nyc Domain Names & Public Interest Commitments

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BLIP Clinic Dumbo Outpost

55 Washington St. #321 · Brooklyn, NY

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On Thursday December[masked] the Internet Society New York Chapter (http://isoc-ny.org/) (ISOC-NY) and Connecting .nyc (http://connectingnyc.org/) will present a panel – Premium .nyc Domain Names & Public Interest Commitments (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P4YsXMDbKlWIRGGIDPNDxOdOFVvr6xKLZmfg2DfMuUs/edit?usp=sharing) which will consider whether major generic .nyc domain names such as hotels.nyc, news.nyc, pizza.nyc, schools.nyc & sports.nyc should have public interest conditions attached to their operation? Or should they, as planned, be sold to the highest bidder for whatever purpose they fancy? Confirmed panelists: Avri Doria, ISOC-NY; Gabriel Levitt, V.P. Pharmacychecker.com; Thomas Lowenhaupt, Connecting.nyc Inc., a representative of the Mayor’s Office, and perhaps someone from the city's .nyc contractor Neustar. This will all happen at the BLIP Clinic Dumbo Outpost and there will be live webcast via the Internet Society Webcast Channel. Tom Lowenhaupt has made an introductory video for the event which you can see at http://youtu.be/_yrDOu26RVc

What: Premium .nyc Domain Names & Public Interest Commitments (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P4YsXMDbKlWIRGGIDPNDxOdOFVvr6xKLZmfg2DfMuUs/edit?usp=sharing)
Where: Blip Clinic DUMBO Outpost, 55 Washington St #321, Brooklyn
When: Thursday December[masked]:30pm EST | 23:30 UTC
Webcast: https://new.livestream.com/internetsociety/dotnyc
Twitter:#premiumnames + @dotnyc (https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=%23premiumnames%20%40dotnyc&src=typd)

The panel will be directly followed by the ISOC-NY Holiday Party 2014 (http://www.meetup.com/isoc-ny/events/219169844/)