Landrush has ended. And in instances where more than one applicant submitted a request for a particular .nyc domain name, the official protocol calls for a high-bid auction to decide between the applicants. Many think auctions should be the last resort and suggest the following options be made available to the applicants:
- An opportunity for private discussion and negotiations
- An opportunity to use a simple coin toss or lottery to determine a winner
- Formal mediation and
To create transparency and Landrush applicant’s ability to connect with one another and avail themselves of these options, we created Resolution Hall, a digital space where they might find one another. But Resolution Hall’s ability to aide applicants will be short lived, for should they not come to quick agreement, auctions will settle things commencing on October 23. Learn more about Resolution Hall.