Everyone hates Verisign’s new .net deal  856
The public has commented: Verisign’s .net registry contract should not be renewed in its currently proposed form. ICANN’s p... - Friday, May 26, 2023 - 10:49
UAE boasts rapid domain growth in 2022  615
The United Arab Emirates reckons its ccTLD saw growth of 20% last year, crossing a landmark in the first quarter this year. Local regul... - Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 16:20
ICANN just put a date on the next new gTLD round  554
ICANN has just penciled in a date for the next round of new gTLD applications for the first time, but it’s already upsetting some... - Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 13:16
Three more straggler new gTLDs coming soon  508
Three more new gTLDs from three different registries are set to launch this (northern hemisphere) summer. Identity Digital is gearing u... - Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 12:4
Three more dot-brands realize the futility of existence  396
A big bank and a big retailer have ditched their dot-brand gTLDs. Northwestern Mutual has told ICANN it no longer wishes to operate .mu... - Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 8:19 among domains in NamesCon auction  478
Right Of The Dot has published the list of domains it hopes to help auction off during the forthcoming NamesCon 2023 conference in Texa... - Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 7:53
Domainer asks court to block Epik sell-off  429
The customer suing Epik and its management over a fumbled $327,000 domain deal has asked a US court to prevent the company from selling... - Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 7:27
.web delay likely after Verisign rival files ICANN appeal  350
The .web gTLD appears unlikely to see the light of day any time soon, after the Afilias spin-off that came second to Verisign in the $1... - Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 6:25
CentralNic starts returning cash to shareholders as revenue grows  930
CentralNic has started paying a dividend and has announced another share buyback as it focuses less on aggressive M&A and more on ... - Monday, May 15, 2023 - 9:48
Newly launched .zip already looks dodgy  959
A trawl through the latest zone file for Google’s newly launched .zip gTLD reveals that it is likely to be used in malware and ph... - Monday, May 15, 2023 - 6:41
Progress made on next new gTLD round rules  753
Pace towards finalizing the details of the next new gTLD application round is picking up, with a group of policy-makers close to overco... - Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 14:2
Brands ask for cheaper ICANN fees  422
The group representing dot-brand gTLD registries has asked ICANN to relieve its members of millions of dollars of annual fees. The Bran... - Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 12:4
ICANN salary porn: 2022 edition  410
ICANN has published its fiscal 2022 US tax returns, revealing as usual the big bucks its top brass and contractors are paid for boldly ... - Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 6:55
Tucows and GoDaddy see weakness in big-ticket aftermarket sales  454
Two of the industry’s largest registrars saw weakness in their first-quarter revenues which they attributed largely to a lack of ... - Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 11:28
Another registrar seemingly vanishes  444
An accredited registrar appears to have gone bust after its parent company failed. ICANN has sent a breach notice to Nimzo 98, which wh... - Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 9:20

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