New gTLD registries want a $17 million ICANN rebate
Many gTLDs are performing more poorly than expected and their registries want some money back from ICANN to compensate. The Registries ... - 18 hr 2 min ago
Hacker hostage crisis at ICANN secret key ceremony! (on TV)
One of ICANN’s Seven Secret Key-Holders To The Internet got taken out as part of an elaborate heist or something on American TV t... - 19 hr 33 min ago
DENIC approved as ICANN escrow agent
German ccTLD registry DENIC has been given ICANN approval to provide data escrow services to registrars. It becomes the seventh company... - 20 hr 47 min ago, the domain name appraisal service.
.feedback gTLD in breach of contract after big brand “fraud” claims
ICANN has slapped .feedback operator Top Level Spectrum with a contract breach notice after a huge complaint about alleged fraud filed ... - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 3:36
Government anger over two-letter domains
ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee has clashed with its board of directors over the lack of protections for two-letter domai... - Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 3:27
Schilling expects GoDaddy to return after dumping Uniregistry gTLDs
Uniregistry CEO Frank Schilling has expressed his “surprise” that GoDaddy has decided to stop selling his company’s g... - Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:18, the domain name appraisal service.
In rare public session, ICANN approves sexual harassment policy
ICANN’s board of directors this afternoon approved an anti-harassment policy designed to protect community members from unwanted ... - Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:20
Schneider quits as chair of GAC
ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee is looking for a new chair. Incumbent Thomas Schneider intends to leave the role before h... - Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:2
Papac named ICANN’s first complaints officer
ICANN has named its first-ever complaints officer. It’s Krista Papac, a long-time domain industry participant who’s been wo... - Friday, March 10, 2017 - 13:49, the domain name appraisal service.
Schilling: big price increases needed to keep new gTLDs alive
Uniregistry is to massively increase the price of some of its under-performing new gTLDs in an effort to keep them afloat. Sixteen TLDs... - Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 13:18
CentralNic says revenue more than doubled in 2016
CentralNic’s revenue was up 110% in 2016, according to the company. The registry today released its unaudited results for last ye... - Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:26
How .com became a restricted TLD
Verisign has been given approval to start restricting who can and cannot register .com and .net domain names in various countries. Cust... - Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 5:29, the domain name appraisal service.
Nominet gets new chair
.uk registry Nominet has appointed a new chair from the world of news media. Mark Wood will replace outgoing chair Rennie Fritchie on A... - Friday, March 3, 2017 - 3:21
Verisign report deletes millions of domains from history
Verisign has dramatically slashed its estimates for the number of domains in existence in its quarterly latest Domain Name Industry Bri... - Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 13:14
Donuts took down 11 domains for Hollywood last year
Donuts caused 11 domain names in its new gTLD portfolio to be taken down in the first 12 months of its deal with the US movie industry.... - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:41, the domain name appraisal service.

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