AlpNames died months ago. Why is it still the “most-abused” registrar?
Despite going out of business, being terminated by ICANN, and losing all its domains several months ago, defunct AlpNames is still bein... - 14 hr 22 min ago
Ethos promises to keep .org for many many many many years
Ethos Capital doesn’t plan to flip .org manager Public Interest Registry any time soon, according to its CEO. Erik Brooks said th... - 14 hr 51 min ago
Amid .org controversy, Cerf predicts the death of all domains
As the debate about the sale by the Internet Society of .org registry PIR to a private equity company passionately continues, one reaso... - Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 11:10
#SaveDotOrg to hold public web conference tomorrow with Ethos execs
The two top executives at Ethos Capital are due to confront non-profits that want to stymie its $1.13 billion acquisition of Public Int... - Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 10:13
As pricey .new launches, Google reveals first set of big-name users including rapper Drake
Google Registry has opened up its .new gTLD for registration for the first time, but whether you get to buy one or not will depend on a... - Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 8:39
Three more dot-brands fizzle out. Total now 69, dudes
Three more dot-brand registries have opted to kill off their own gTLDs, bringing the total to date to 69. The three self-terminating gT... - Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:20
Are ISOC’s claims about .org’s history bogus?
The Internet Society has started to fight back against those trying to put a stop to its $1.13 billion sale of Public Interest Registry... - Monday, December 2, 2019 - 16:29
Criminal .uk suspensions down this year
Nominet suspended fewer .uk domain names due to reports of criminality in the last 12 months that in did in the prior period. The regis... - Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 16:50
Governments kill off another gTLD bid
Another proposed new gTLD has been killed off by governmental intervention. A Thailand-based company call Better Living Management Comp... - Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 16:32
Four big developments in the .org pricing scandal
The renewal of Public Interest Registry’s .org contract and its subsequent acquisition by Ethos Capital is the gift that keeps on... - Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 14:7
DI Leaders Roundtable #3 — What did you think of ICANN 66?
It’s time for the third in the series of DI Leaders Roundtables, in which I pose a single question to a selection of the industry... - Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:11
Petition launched to fight .org deal
A petition has been opened on calling for the acquisition of Public Interest Registry by Ethos Capital. The petition calls o... - Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:21
ICANN board meets to consider PIR acquisition TODAY
ICANN’s board of directors will gather today to consider whether the acquisition of Public Interest Registry by a private equity ... - Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 3:53
XYZ buys dormant gTLD from “pyramid scheme” operator has bought another unused dot-brand to add to its portfolio. It’s taken over the contract for .quest from original regist... - Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 11:32
I attempt to answer ICA’s questions about the “terrible blunder” .org acquisition
The Internet Commerce Association launched a withering attack on ICANN late last week, accusing the organization of a “terrible b... - Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:39

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