The biggest dot-brand in the world has 50,000 domains, but are they legit?
The biggest dot-brand gTLD active today has about 50,000 domains under management, but the vast majority of them may not be compliant w... - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 7:0
.radio set for November launch, weird tiered pricing
The European Broadcasting Union plans to operate the forthcoming .radio gTLD in such a way as to discourage domain investors. It yester... - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:0
Trump nominee open to retaking ICANN oversight role
The incoming head of the US Department of Commerce has indicated that it is unlikely he’ll try to reestablish the US government&#... - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:1
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NamesCon picks if you’re not a domainer
I’m not going to NamesCon this year. Scheduling conflicts, personal life, blah blah blah. You don’t need to know. It’... - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:52
.com-dominated NamesCon auction already has one million-dollar bid
There’s still about week to go until this year’s NamesCon conference kicks off in Las Vegas, but the live auction that will... - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 5:0
Domain “slammer” making millions in Oz
A company accused of the domain slamming scam made over $5 million over three years tricking companies into buying domains they didn... - Friday, January 13, 2017 - 5:54
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DCA files for ANOTHER .africa injunction
DotConnectAfrica is continuing its legal attempt to prevent the .africa gTLD from being delegated to a competitor supported by African ... - Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 3:22
RightSide cuts super-premium fees in half, drops premium renewals
New gTLD registry RightSide has slashed the minimum price of its so-called “Platinum” tier premium domains and dropped rene... - Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 3:8
ICANN retires Affirmation of Commitments with US gov
ICANN has terminated its last formal oversight link with the US government. Late last week, ICANN chair Steve Crocker and Larry Strickl... - Monday, January 9, 2017 - 16:20
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Termination on the .orientexpress
The dot-brand .orientexpress has derailed. That’s a train pun, expect more. The gTLD operator has become the latest to signal (li... - Friday, January 6, 2017 - 7:30
NCC sells Open Registry at huge discount
NCC Group has followed through on its promise to divest parts of its domain business, selling the Open Registry collection of companies... - Friday, January 6, 2017 - 5:58
ICA worried ICANN will force URS on .net
The Internet Commerce Association has called for a “moratorium” on the Uniform Rapid Suspension policy being added to legac... - Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 8:56
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ICANN’s top DC lobbyist gets consumer safeguards role
ICANN has named veteran staffer Jamie Hedlund as its new senior VP for contractual compliance and consumer safeguards. It’s a new... - Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 7:22
ICANN terminates penis pill pimp registrar
ICANN is to terminate the contract of a Chinese registrar linked to dodgy pharmaceuticals web sites and other malfeasance. Nanjing Impe... - Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 6:39
GMO and Radix secure Chinese gTLD approval
GMO Registry and Radix have won Chinese government approval for their respective new gTLDs .shop and .site. It’s the second batch... - Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 5:16
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Security experts say ICANN should address collisions before approving more new TLDs
ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Committee has told ICANN it needs to do more to address the problem of name collisions be... - Monday, January 2, 2017 - 10:9
.africa could go live after court refuses injunction
DotConnectAfrica’s attempt to have ICANN legally blocked from delegating the .africa gTLD to rival applicant ZACR has been denied. The ... - Monday, January 2, 2017 - 6:58
Donuts extends DPML Plus and delays price hike
Donuts has delayed the price increases coming to its trademark-blocking service and extended availability of the “plus” ver... - Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 6:2
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URS comes to .mobi as ICANN offers Afilias lower fees
Afilias’ .mobi is to become the latest of the pre-2012 gTLDs to agree to adopt the Uniform Rapid Suspension policy in exchange fo... - Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 6:47
Registrars off the hook for silly ICANN transfer policy
Domain name registrars have been assured that ICANN Compliance will not pursue them for failing to implement the new Transfer Policy on... - Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 5:51

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