Is the .co rebid biased toward Afilias? Yeah, kinda
The Colombian government has come under fire for opening up the .co registry contract for rebid in a way that seems predetermined to pi... - Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:29
Amazon governments vow revenge for “illegal and unjust” ICANN decision on .amazon
The eight nations of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization are unhappy that ICANN is giving .amazon to Amazon the retailer and hav... - Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:46
SaveDotOrg to protest outside ICANN HQ. #lol
Good grief. Just when you thought the outrage over .org manager Public Interest Registry’s imminent sale to Ethos Capital couldn&... - Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 14:54
Ten years ago I predicted Oscar winners wanted a .movie gTLD. Was I right?
Almost 10 years ago, when DI was barely a month old, I looked at that year’s Oscar nominees and predicted that a .movie gTLD coul... - Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 10:59
ICANN gets a new European chief
ICANN has moved long-time head of North America stakeholder engagement Chris Mondini to head up the organization’s European offic... - Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:2
New CEO to step into the lion’s den at auDA
Australian ccTLD manager auDA has named its next CEO: Rosemary Sinclair, current CEO of Energy Consumers Australia. She’ll join t... - Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:36
Secrets of the .org deal revealed, but much info remains private
ICANN has published a ream of new information about the proposed acquisition of Public Interest Registry by Ethos Capital, a deal widel... - Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 10:54
Registrar terminated after what looks like domain hijacking
ICANN has canned its first registrar of the year. Los Angeles-based World Biz Domains will be going out of bizness after ICANN terminat... - Friday, January 10, 2020 - 13:24
NamesCon publishes full agenda for debut Austin conference
NamesCon Global is coming up at the end of the month, and yesterday the organizers published the final agenda for the three-or-four day... - Friday, January 10, 2020 - 7:8
.gay prices and availability revealed as registry promises to give 20% of revenue to charity
The long-fought, once-controversial gTLD .gay is to launch a month from now. Top Level Design, which won the string at auction against ... - Friday, January 10, 2020 - 3:52
Now .org critics actually want to take over the registry, blocking billion-dollar sale
A group of ICANN alumni and non-profits want to block the $1.135 billion sale of .org manager Public Interest Registry and for ICANN to... - Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 8:23
Verisign pays ICANN $20 million and gets to raise .com prices again
Verisign is to get the right to raise the price of .com domains by 7% per year, under a new contract with ICANN. The deal, announced th... - Friday, January 3, 2020 - 9:46
ICANN predicts shrinkage in new gTLD sector
ICANN will make less money from new gTLDs in its fiscal 2021 because fewer domains will be registered and renewed, according to its rec... - Friday, January 3, 2020 - 8:13
ASO uses super powers to demand ICANN turn over .org buyout docs
In an unprecedented move, ICANN’s Address Supporting Organization has exercised its special powers to demand ICANN hand over docu... - Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 9:37
Now PIR rubbishes .org “downtime” claims
Two of Public Interest Registry’s top geeks have come out swinging against recent claims that .org will suffer days of downtime i... - Monday, December 30, 2019 - 11:42

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