Next new gTLD round should be less English, says ICANN boss
The next round of new gTLDs should be less focused on the English-speaking world, ICANN CEO Göran Marby said yesterday. Talking to ICAN... - 7 hr 2 min ago
Cade and Dammak win ICANN awards
Marilyn Cade and Rafik Dammak have been named joint winners of this year’s ICANN Community Excellence Award, formerly the Ethos A... - 9 hr 3 min ago
In two weeks, Brits will lose their .eu domains forever
UK registrants of .eu domains have just two weeks left to bring their registrations into compliance or face losing their names forever.... - 10 hr 42 min ago
ICANN waves off EFF concerns about the Ethos-Donuts deal
ICANN has dismissed concerns from the Electronic Frontier Foundation about the recent acquisition of Donuts by Ethos Capital. Respondin... - 11 hr 16 min ago
ICANNers itching to get back to face-to-face shindigs
A majority of ICANN community members want a return to in-person meetings as soon as possible, and overwhelmingly don’t care how ... - 12 hr 0 min ago
How awful would ICANN 72 have to be for you to stay at home?
ICANN is seriously considering holding its ICANN 72 public meeting with a face-to-face component in Seattle this October. But it wants ... - Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 13:48
More non-rules proposed for Whois privacy
An ICANN working group has come up with some extra policy proposals for how registries and registrars handle Whois records, but they... - Friday, June 4, 2021 - 9:17
Domain regs dip for second quarter in a row and it’s all China’s fault
There were 363.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains at the end of March, down by 2.8 million names compared... - Friday, June 4, 2021 - 3:35
ICANN 71 — now with added bearded men!
What’s better than a flabby, bearded, middle-aged man lecturing you about DNS policy in a Zoom window? Why, up to 25 flabby, bear... - Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 6:54
.autos priced waaay below its XYZ rivals
When tied up the automotive gTLD market by bringing .car, .cars, .auto and .autos into its portfolio last year, I speculated th... - Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 2:36
Barrett to replace Da Silva on ICANN board
South African internet pioneer Alan Barrett is to replace Ron Da Silva as one of the Address Supporting Organization’s members of... - Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:51
CentralNic trumpets organic growth as its registrars reverse shrinkage
While positioning itself as a consolidator for the last few years, CentralNic today boasted that it’s also growing organically by... - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 6:0
EURid sells 1,369 Cyrillic names in five years
EURid, the .eu registry, says the Cyrillic version of its TLD has amassed just 1,369 domain registrations in its first five years of op... - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:26
Afilias hints at more legal action over .web
As Verisign does everything but declare outright victory in last week’s Independent Review Process result, .web rival Afilias is ... - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 3:48
ShortDot plans domain blocking service for brands
Acquisitive new gTLD registry ShortDot is planning a trademark-blocking service along the same lines as those offered by some of its ri... - Friday, May 28, 2021 - 10:43

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