Second emergency registry tested with dead dot-brand
ICANN is running its second test of the Emergency Back-End Registry Operator system, designed as a failover for bankrupt gTLDs. This ti... - 10 hr 34 min ago
MMX stung for $7.7 million by crappy .london contract
Did MMX take a $7.7 million accounting hit to renegotiate a crappy .london gTLD contract? It looks a bit like that to me. Found in the ... - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:23
Hey, you! Listen to the ICANN board webcast more private sessions
ICANN’s board of directors is to live stream two sessions during an upcoming retreat, and if you’re at all interested in IC... - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:10, the domain name appraisal service.
MarkMonitor tells .feedback to take a hike after “breach” claim
MarkMonitor is to voluntarily terminate its registrar relationship with Top Level Spectrum after the .feedback registry hit it with a b... - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 11:33
ICANN attendance shrank in Denmark
Attendance at ICANN’s recent meeting in Copenhagen was down about 8% on the comparable meeting a year earlier in Marrakech, accor... - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:39
Afnic CEO quits, heads to new mystery job
Afnic CEO Mathieu Weill has abruptly quit the French domain registry and is heading to a new job elsewhere. The .fr registry said Weill... - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:52, the domain name appraisal service.
Verisign to keep price increase power under new .net contract
The wholesale price of a .net domain is likely to top $15 by 2023, under a proposed renewal of its ICANN contract revealed today. ICANN... - Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:19
ICANN loosens Whois privacy rules for registrars
ICANN has made it easier for registries and registrars to opt-out of Whois-related contractual provisions when they clash with local la... - Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:41
Pirate Bay founder launches piracy-friendly domain privacy service
The founder of controversial BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay has entered the domain name market with a new proxy service. It... - Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 13:27, the domain name appraisal service.
IANA boss quits ICANN
The head of IANA is to leave the organization, ICANN announced this week. Elise Gerich, currently vice president of IANA Services at IC... - Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:48
Mystery buyer pumps $500,000 into MMX gTLDs
MMX has inked a deal to sell 90,000 domain names to a mystery buyer. The company formerly known as Minds + Machines today disclosed to ... - Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:19
Uniregistry and Neustar have TLDs approved in China
China’s April batch of approved TLDs has been released, featuring three domains from Neustar and Uniregistry. Neustar had its lon... - Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:0, the domain name appraisal service.
.club premium sales approaching $5 million
.CLUB Domains sold half a million dollars worth of reserved premium names in the first quarter, bringing its cumulative to-date total t... - Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:36
Chinese to invade .africa? CEO thinks so
While .africa finally went on sale last week after years of legal fights, it seems Africans may find themselves in the minority of regi... - Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:27
Companies losing $10 BILLION by ignoring new gTLDs — report
The world economy is “conservatively” losing out on almost $10 billion of annual revenue due to a lack of support for new g... - Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:35, the domain name appraisal service.

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