ICANN says ODP will speed up new gTLDs in the long run  150
A time-consuming process to spec-out the next new gTLD application round before it is even formally approved will actually speed up the... - Monday, December 6, 2021 - 11:21
Be the next “face” of dot-brands  146
The Brand Registry Group is seeking a new executive director, after incumbent Martin Sutton decided he’s to leave the group next ... - Monday, December 6, 2021 - 7:33
CentralNic makes another registrar acquisition  155
CentralNic said today it has bought another registrar, Chile-based NameAction, in a $1 million deal. NameAction has been around since t... - Monday, December 6, 2021 - 7:12
ICANN takes the lamest swipe at Namecheap et al over blockchain domains  215
ICANN has come out swinging against blockchain domains and the registrars that sell them. And by “come out” I mean it’... - Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 10:58
GoDaddy hack exposed a million customer passwords  263
GoDaddy’s systems got hacked recently, exposing up to 1.2 million customer emails and passwords. The attack started on September ... - Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 4:4
EURid to drop 48,000 Brexit domains in one day  196
All the .eu domain names formerly belonging to Brits and UK residents will be released for registration on a first-come, first-served b... - Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 10:0
Google to release another new gTLD next month  304
Google Registry is gearing up to unleash another gTLD from its stockpile of unreleased strings next month. The gTLD is .day, one of ove... - Friday, November 19, 2021 - 11:49
XYZ counting standard sales as “premiums” because its fees are so expensive  250
Portfolio gTLD registry XYZ appears to be counting regular sales of domains in certain TLDs as “premium” wins, because the ... - Friday, November 19, 2021 - 2:25
Nominet names Paul Fletcher new CEO  175
Nominet has named Paul Fletcher as its new CEO. He’ll join the company in February, filling the spot vacated by Russell Haworth, ... - Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 10:56
CentralNic takes over a dead dot-brand  220
CentralNic has become the latest company to pounce on a dot-brand gTLD that was on its way to the dustbin of history. The ICANN contrac... - Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 3:25
Delta variant cranks up Aussie domain regs in Q3  178
Australia’s ccTLD had a growth spurt in the third quarter, driven by pandemic lockdown rules. Local registry auDA today reported ... - Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 3:12
.music goes live, plots 2022 launch  222
.music has become the latest new gTLD to join the internet, but it seems unlikely to hit the market before the 10th anniversary of the ... - Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 9:11
Three ICANN directors wanted to go to Puerto Rico  197
The ICANN board of directors’ decision to scrap the in-person component of its next public meeting was not unanimous, it has emer... - Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:15
Architect of Nominet boardroom bloodbath and Tucows backer win director seats  188
UK registry Nominet has announced the winners of its non-executive director election, with Simon Blackler securing a runaway victory. A... - Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 13:14
Virgin territory as GoDaddy pushes $30 million porn domain renewals  286
Brand owners big and small are in for a potential surprise December 1, as their 10-year-old .xxx domain blocks expire and registrars bi... - Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:32

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