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Ahead of GoDaddy acquisition, MMX to scrap premium fees on 725,000 domains
MMX plans to remove hundreds of thousands of domains from its premium list later this month, and reduce prices on a hundred thousand mo...
DomainIncite.com - 10 hr 55 min ago
ICANN threatens to seize gTLD after Whois downtime
Are we about to see our next gTLD registry implosion? ICANN has whacked the company behind .gdn with a breach notice and a threat that ...
DomainIncite.com - 15 hr 38 min ago
China could block GoDaddy’s $120 million MMX swoop
GoDaddy’s proposed $120 million acquisition of essentially all the meaningful assets of portfolio gTLD player MMX will be subject...
DomainIncite.com - Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:33
.CLUB CEO on selling to GoDaddy, Clubhouse, and .club’s “twerking moment”
.CLUB Domains CEO Colin Campbell says he’s planning to continue to promote the .club gTLD long after its acquisition by GoDaddy R...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 19:56
BREAKING: GoDaddy buys 30 new gTLDs for over $120 million
GoDaddy Registry has just announced it is acquiring 28 new gTLDs from rival MMX, along with the TLDs .club and .design. The MMX deal is...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 17:14
Nominet members wail as ousted director made CEO
Nominet has been accused of being “tone deaf” to its members’ criticisms after it appointed two staffers to its board...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 6:47
XYZ adds .tickets to its gTLD stable
XYZ.com has taken over the ICANN registry agreement for the gTLD .tickets, according to records. It looks to be the registry’s 23...
DomainIncite.com - Monday, April 5, 2021 - 10:20
EFF rages as Ethos closes Donuts buy
The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks the acquisition of Donuts by “secretive” private equity group Ethos Capital repre...
DomainIncite.com - Friday, April 2, 2021 - 9:25
Outrage at ICANN’s new “clown shoes” social distancing mandate
ICANN has been slammed by community members after announcing a return to in-person public meetings this year, but only to attendees wea...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 20:2
ICANN refuses to say why it allowed Donuts to buy Afilias
ICANN appears determined to make its decision-making process when it comes to industry consolidation as opaque as possible. The Org has...
DomainIncite.com - Monday, March 29, 2021 - 13:46
ShortDot bought another gTLD. Guess what .sbs stands for now?
Growing new gTLD portfolio registry ShortDot has acquired another unwanted dot-brand, .sbs, which it intends to repurpose as an open, g...
DomainIncite.com - Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:44
As Net4 goes dark, NIXI says customers won’t lose their expired domains
Indian ccTLD registry NIXI has thrown a life vest to the owners of some 73,000 .in domain names, giving them a way to transfer out of s...
DomainIncite.com - Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:21
.sucks mystery deepens. Who the hell is Pat Honeysalt?
Another two .sucks domain names registered by the gTLD’s most prolific registrant have been found to be cases of cybersquatting, ...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 14:30
Universal Acceptance – making the internet work for everyone [Guest Post]
Editor’s note: this is a guest post written by Aman Masjide, head of compliance at new gTLD registry Radix. Back in 2014, to fost...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 13:19
ICANN rules out vaccine passports, kinda, but warns in-person meetings may be a long way off
The odds of a return to in-person ICANN meetings this year is “fifty-fifty”, but the Org has no plans to introduce so-calle...
DomainIncite.com - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 7:53

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