VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), announced that approximately 15 million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 314 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Dec. 31, 2015, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief. The increase […]
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The domain name domainking.ng changed registrars yesterday, apparently as a result of our post announcing that Rick Schwartz filed an administrative proceeding similar to a UDRP with the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) which manages the Top Level Domain (.ng ccTLD) based on his “domain King” trademark. The domain name domainking.ng is being used as […]
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Rick Schwartz who has been known in the domain community as the “Domain King” has filed an administrative action to gain control of the domain name DomainKing.ng. .Ng is the country code (ccTLD) for Nigeria. Rick not only is commonly known as the Domain King inside the domain community, but has a federally registered trademark […]
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There are over 2 million registered .in domain names. The IN Registry the official registry for the .in ccTLD domain extension for India has started to post registrations stats on their site showing the number of .in registered domain names. I’m told the registry put the stats up last week for the first time. As […]
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The .Me registry announced today that for the 1st time, the number of .Me domain registrations passed 1 Million domains. .Me is the country code or ccTLD for Montenegro. According to the Ministry for the Information Society and Telecommunications, the total number of registered domains amounted to 1,014,867, representing a whopping 28.36% annual growth in […]
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Due to the recent demand for the .WS extension coming from the emerging China Domain market, Global Domains International, the operator of the .WS registry, announced today that they are changing their pricing for all 2 and 3 character .WS domain names. In December 2015, thousands of .WS domain names were registered in China. The entire […]
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According to a new report out today (PDF) by CENTR, which is the European country code TLD organisation, as of December 31, there are 311.5 million domain names in the world. 158.7 million domain names are Legacy TLD’s including .com, .net and .org; 140.1 million are ccTLD’s (country codes), 1.6 Million are IDN ccTLD’s, and […]
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Verdens Gang whose website is VG.no a Norwegian tabloid newspaper and was the second largest newspaper in Norway just published a story about By.com which is in the RightoftheDot.com auction at Namescon. By.com, as of publication of this postm has a high bid in pre-bidding on Namejet.com of $602,000 The original story that was written […]
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Remember the story a few weeks ago about the domain name Houses.co.uk which was purchased a few years ago for £40,000 was on sale for £2,999 on Sedo? The owner of the domain name blames Sedo and its automated valuation tool. Peter Thornton told SellingUp.com, that the domain name Houses.Co.Uk is for sale but it was […]
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According to smh.com.au, folowing the led of New Zealand and the Britain, Australia’s regulatory body for domain names, .au Domain Administration (auDA), recently announced its 2015 Names Policy Panel proposal that individuals and entities should be allowed to register domain names directly under .au, for example www.abc.au in addition to .com.au Under the proposal, domains […]