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Name: Business Constituency
Date: 10 Apr 2024
Affiliation: ICANN Business Constituency (BC)
Original Public Comment: String Similarity Review Guidelines
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Summary of Submission

The Business Constituency (BC) considers String Similarity Review a critical aspect of the New gTLD Program, to maintain Internet user trust in the Internet ecosystem and in the DNS. 

Our comments include a call for ICANN to address the singular-plural confusion issue, even if only for those “certain European languages” cited in the Annex of the draft report.  

As we did a decade ago, the BC emphatically urges the ICANN Board to develop guidelines to prevent delegation of both singular and plural forms of the same string, where are confusingly similar when the plural is just the singular plus the letter “s”.