engine - 12:59 pm on Nov 20, 2012 (gmt 0)
A panel representing about 50 of the world's governments is set to reveal to which of the proposed new internet name address endings it objects.
A total of 1,930 applications for new suffixes were lodged in June.ICANN To Face Objections From Governments Over New Net Addresses [bbc.co.uk]
Some countries have already registered individual complaints, but the latest move represents collective concerns.
Objections raised by the panel - the Government Advisory Committee (Gac) - will not be binding on net address regulator Icann (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), but the organisation must produce "well reasoned arguments" if it decides to deny any request.