ICANN claims Name.Space released ICANN from claims when it applied for top level domains in 2000. ICANN has (not surprisingly) filed a Motion to Dismiss the lawsuit brought by Name.Space against ICANN for its new top level domain program. Name.Space runs an alternative root with a number of its own top level domains, such as .art and .book

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ICANN asks court to dismiss Name.Space lawsuit over top level domains