Vaccine agency to get more domain takedown powers next year
The UK’s health regulator is going to be added to a Nominet pilot program enabling the speedy takedown of suspected criminal .uk ... - Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 9:14
Domain growth dropped off in Q3, says Verisign
The third quarter saw the worldwide domain industry base of registrations increase by 600,000 names over the second quarter, according ... - Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:48
Donuts boss discusses shock Afilias deal
Afilias is to spin off its registrar business and also its contested application for the .web gTLD, following its acquisition by Donuts... - Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:33
GoDaddy has a secret weapon in its push into corporate domains
While GoDaddy has been focused for the last two decades on small and microbusiness customers, its entry this year into the corporate do... - Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 14:11
BREAKING: Donuts acquires Afilias to create registry giant
Donuts has agreed to acquire Afilias, the two companies have just announced. The purchase, for an undisclosed sum, will create a regist... - Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 13:19
ICANN finally addresses Net 4 India meltdown, but mysteries remain
ICANN today made an effort to publicly address the hundreds of complaints that have recently been made about Net 4 India, India’s... - Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 13:1
Masochistic mug urgently wanted for thankless, pay-free ICANN leadership role
ICANN still hasn’t found itself a volunteer to head up the next round of no-doubt contentious discussions about Whois policy. Tod... - Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 14:7
ICANN made over $500k in secret lawyer payments over [REDACTED] legal dispute
ICANN has approved a payout of over half a million dollars to outside lawyers for work on a legal dispute it does not want you to know ... - Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 13:15
.spa registry relocates to .xyz
Newly installed .spa registry Asia Spa and Wellness Promotion Council has started using a .xyz domain for its official registry web sit... - Monday, November 16, 2020 - 5:53
.forum sunrise period will cost less than half the regular reg fee
Trademark owners rejoice! There’s a new gTLD registry seemingly not bent on ripping you off during its sunrise period. Those defe... - Friday, November 13, 2020 - 11:16
.trust finds a new home with UNR
UNR has acquired the contract to run the .trust new gTLD. According to ICANN records, the registry agreement was transferred to UNR, th... - Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 11:12 acquires Kiwi registrar Freeparking has acquired what it calls New Zealand’s largest registrar, Freeparking. Freeparking, not to be confused with other regis... - Monday, November 9, 2020 - 1:46
GoDaddy set to pay millions to settle robocalling class action
GoDaddy is due to pay off a bunch of class action lawyers millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit alleging historical illegal robocalli... - Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 10:59
Tributes as “great mentor” Marilyn Cade dies
Social media was flooded with tributes today after it was sadly announced that one of ICANN’s elder statespeople, Marilyn Cade, h... - Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 9:14
GoDaddy sees 12% growth in domains revenue
GoDaddy delivered another quarter of impressive growth in the third quarter, showing again the resilience of the domain name market to ... - Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 7:59

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