Conflict of interest, whether real or imagined, looks bad for ICANN as it faces fresh criticism over its new TLD plans. ICANN has a problem. As criticism mounts against its approval of the new top level domain name program, some groups are pointing fingers at an inherent conflict of interest. The key example is former ICANN Chairman of the Board Peter Dengate Thrush
Peter Dengate Thrush joins publicly traded company poised to profit from new top level domain names. That was quick.