All so predictable
The gory details weren't predictable, of course, but ICANN richly deserves every moment of stress and annoyance that this causes them. Opening up the gTLD space was known to be madness from the start; warnings not to do so have been ignored over the last 15 years; and now the madness is coming home to roost. .africa, .market both in the news today, .sucks recently, and so on. "Here be dragons" we told them, and now they know what we meant. Only the lawyers are happy.