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Verisign June 30th Report: There are 296 Million Domains Up 5.9% Year to Year

September 16th, 2015 Comments off
Verisign released its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, as of June 30th 2015: The total number of registered domain names rose to 296 million worldwide across all top-level domains Two million domain names were added to the Internet in Q2 2015, equates to a growth rate of 0.8% over Q1 2015 Worldwide registrations have grown […]

BMW Files UDRP on The Domain Hack B.MW

July 24th, 2015 Comments off
BMW has filed a UDRP seeking control of the domain name hack B.MW with the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO. .MW is the country code (ccTLD) for Malawi. According to the whois record for the .MW registry the domain name B.MW has a creation date of 07-06-2004 but was updated in On March 10, 2015, […]
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ilove.La Launches VipDomains.La

July 10th, 2015 Comments off
According to a press release we received today, iLove.LA announced today that its new site, VipDomains.LA According to the press release, the best available .LA domain names are now searchable on VipDomains.LA “Great names available including Yoga.LA, Selfies.LA, HealthInsurance.LA, HipHop.LA and Couture.LA Featured Names also include over 100 first and last names, dominant business categories, […]
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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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