Archive for the ‘ccTLD’s’ Category

LogicBoxes Helps .MN Registry Grow by 350%

June 23rd, 2015 Comments off
LogicBoxes, the business consulting and automation technology provider for ccTLD & New gTLD Registries, Domain Registrars and Web Hosts, today announced the milestone achievement of completing 10 successful years of partnership with Datacom LLC, the .MN Registry. .MN is the ccTLD for the country of Mongolia LogicBoxes met Datacom’s requirement for a long-term partner that […]

Nominet (.UK) Release Domain Name Dispute Report For 2014

June 23rd, 2015 Comments off
Nominet, the nonprofit that  behind .UK, released its the annual summary of domain name disputes bought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) which is similar to the UDRP system. A total of 726 complaints were made, up 8% on 2013. However, 2014 also saw a 51% increase in the number of cases where people were […]
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Irish Businesses Will Soon Be Able to register two letter .ie domains

June 11th, 2015 Comments off
The IEDR is the registry for .ie Internet domain names and maintains the database of .ie registered domain names.Today they announced that soon Irish businesses will be able to register two letter .ie for the first time. From their blog: Irish businesses will shortly be able to register two-letter .ie domain names for the first […]
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Mr. Page Howe, Chief Engagement Officer for .LA Is Going to Washington

March 16th, 2015 Comments off
Mr. Page Howe, the newly hired “Chief Engagement Officer” for the .LA Registry is heading to Washington DC to lobby and promote an aggressive Technology and Initiatives Agenda on behalf of .LA registrants; and technology businesses in and around Los Angeles and Southern California. Page Howe who is a fellow “Domain Sherpa” commented as he […]
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.ZA Domain Registrations Pass The 1 Million Mark

February 24th, 2015 Comments off
According to, the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), the regulator of .ZA, which is the ccTLD for South Africa, says the number of registered .ZA domain names has reached and exceeded 1 million for ths first time this week. .ZA becomes the first country domain in Africa to reach 1 million registrations. The bulk […]
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Coca-Cola Puts Smiley Face Emojis Into Web Address Using .WS Domains

February 20th, 2015 Comments off
  Ad week is reporting that Coca-Cola Puerto Rico that puts smiley-face emojis right in the brand’s web addresses. The brand registered URLs for every emoji that conveys happiness. Entering any of these happy icons into a mobile web browser, along with the .ws suffix, leads users to Coca-­Cola Puerto Rico’s website. Ad Week goes […]

Page Howe Opens Office In Los Angeles To Promote Adoption Of .La Domain Extension

December 22nd, 2014 Comments off
According to a Press Release out today, my fellow Sherpa Page Howe, a “veteran domain name investor and educator, has been tapped to lead the effort to educate and encourage adoption of the .LA domain extension in and around Los Angeles and Southern California. ” “Domain names are the real estate of the Internet, and […]
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Sweden to auction off 349 previously blocked .SE Domain Names

October 14th, 2014 Comments off
Sweden to hold an auction of 349 previously blocked .se names. The auction started Monday and will run for the next 12 days. Some of the names include:,,, and Swedish Wire reported on the auction: Through a unique auction during the autumn/winter of 2014, .SE will be releasing .se domain […]
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As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]

Freenom Operator of 2nd Largest Domain Extension .TK; To Launch .GQ; Yes It Will Be FREE

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Freenom which operates the .tk registry  which is the world’s 2nd largest domain extension in terms of registration, has partnered with GETESA, the largest telecommunication operator in Equatorial Guinea and a joint venture with Orange, to relaunch the .GQ ccTLD. As with .tk domain names, .GQ domains will be offered for free registration. The Sunrise […]
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