New gTLD revenue cut by HALF in ICANN budget
The new gTLD industry is performing terribly when compared to ICANN’s predictions just six months ago. ICANN budget documents pub... - 7 hr 20 min ago
ICANN slashes millions from its budget
ICANN has cut $5 million from its annual budget, warning the community that difficult decisions have to be made amid a slowing domain n... - 9 hr 46 min ago
Research finds homograph attacks on big brands rife
Apparent domain name homograph attacks against major brands are a “significant” problem, according to research from Farsigh... - 12 hr 3 min ago, the domain name appraisal service.
DomainTools scraps apps and APIs in war on spam
DomainTools is to scrap at least five of its services as it tries to crack down spam. It’s getting rids of its mobile apps, its A... - 12 hr 36 min ago
A new gTLD kills itself off for the second time
British pharmacy chain Boots has applied to ICANN to terminate its dot-brand contract for the second time. The company asked for its .b... - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 4:1
ICANN blocks two million domains, including some three-letter names
At least two million domain names have been essentially blocked across all gTLDs under a new ICANN policy. The block includes many pote... - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 4:53, the domain name appraisal service.
Three ways ICANN could gut Whois
ICANN has published three possible models of how Whois could be altered beyond recognition after European privacy law kicks in this May... - Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:2
Ramchandani promoted to Radix CEO
New gTLD registry Radix has appointed long-time business head Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO. He’s replacing Bhavin Turakhia, who is ... - Monday, January 15, 2018 - 5:8
GoDaddy and DomainTools scrap over Whois access
GoDaddy has seriously limited DomainTools’ access to its customers’ Whois records, pissing off DomainTools. DomainTools CEO... - Friday, January 12, 2018 - 17:3, the domain name appraisal service.
Big changes at DomainTools as privacy law looms
Regular users of DomainTools should expect significant changes to their service, possibly unwelcome, as the impact of incoming European... - Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 7:20
Bezsonoff replaces Kaine at Neustar
.CO Internet alum Nicolai Bezsonoff has replaced Sean Kaine as head of Neustar’s domain name business. Neustar today announced th... - Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 8:43
Active new gTLD domains drop below 20 million
The number of domain names recorded in new gTLD zone files has dipped below 20 million for the first time in 18 months. The total cross... - Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 8:6, the domain name appraisal service.
.web closer to reality as antitrust probe ends
Verisign has been given the all-clear by the US government to go ahead and run the new gTLD .web, despite competition concerns. The Dep... - Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 6:30
Afilias takes over back-end for Puerto Rico
Afilias has won the back-end contract for Puerto Rico’s ccTLD, .pr. The registry services provider took over DNS for the zone las... - Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:30
CentralNic spends $3.3 million on .com portfolios
CentralNic has splashed out £2.5 million ($3.3 million) to bolster its portfolio of domain names for the secondary market. The company ... - Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 8:9, the domain name appraisal service.

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