.bible-thumping anti-porn registrar goes titsup
An American registrar that prided itself on promoting .bible domain names and refusing to sell to pornographers has gone out of busines... - Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 6:43
The pricey, complex, clusterfuck plan to reopen Whois
After a little more than two years, an ICANN working group has finalized the policy that could allow people to start accessing unredact... - Monday, August 3, 2020 - 15:20
Tucows sells off Ting business, retreats into the back-end
Tucows has sold its Ting Mobile brand and customer based to DISH Network, repositioning itself as a provider of white-label back-end mo... - Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:5
No .sex please, we’re infected!
MMX saw poorer-than-expected sales of porn-related defensive registrations in the first half of the year, the only blip in what was oth... - Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 13:55
Domainers immune from the lockdown bump?
While the can be little doubt that the domain industry saw a boost in the second quarter due to the impact of coronavirus lockdown mand... - Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 13:27
Drop auctions not a slam-dunk, says Nominet
Nominet has responded to criticism of its plans to introduce registry-level .uk drop auctions by saying it’s not about money-grab... - Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 14:35
After Chapter 11 filing, JCPenney dumps its dot-brand
American retailer JCPenney has told ICANN it no longer wishes to own its dot-brand gTLD, .jcp. The notice was filed just a month after ... - Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 13:53
Israeli registrar denies “arms dealer” claims
Israeli registrar GalComm has denied being involved in a widespread malware distribution scheme after being fingered by a security outf... - Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 16:10
Nominet members revolt over “deepest pockets wins” auction plans
A group of Nominet members and registrars have launched a petition to prevent Nominet from introducing registry-level auctions for drop... - Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 14:58
CSC becomes first foreign registrar to get the China nod
It’s probably not the best time, politically, to be bragging about doing business in China, but CSC has nevertheless just announc... - Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 14:29
ICANN close to becoming $200 million gift-giver
Remember how ICANN raised hundreds of millions of dollars auctioning off new gTLD contracts, with only the vaguest of ideas how to spen... - Monday, July 27, 2020 - 13:53
The $135 million battle for .web could be won in weeks
Afilias is to get its day in “court” to decide the fate of the .web gTLD just 10 days from now. The registry is due to face... - Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:10
.com renewals lowest in years, but Verisign sees lockdown bump anyway
.com and .net saw decent growth in the lockdown-dominated second quarter, despite Verisign reporting the lowest renewal rate since 2017... - Friday, July 24, 2020 - 10:51
ICANN washes its hands of Amazon controversy
ICANN has declined to get involved in the seemingly endless spat between Amazon and the governments representing the Amazonia region of... - Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 15:9
NamesCon Online ditches NameJet for GoDaddy auctions
The NamesCon conference will this year use GoDaddy’s platform for its live premium domain auction, apparently ditching its long-t... - Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 14:51

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