In the earnings call today, Verisign (VRSN) announced that it was in “in the final stages of drafting the new Root Zone Maintainer Agreement with ICANN “to perform this Root Zone Maintainer role as a commercial service for ICANN upon the successful transition of the IANA functions.” “To ensure that root operations continue to perform […]
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Categories: .com, .com contract, .Com domain names, .com registry, Department of Commerce, Domain Industry, Domain Names, Domains, External Articles, ICANN, INTA, NTIA, verisign, VRSN
Most of you know that I have been a long-time member and strong supporter of the Internet Commerce Association. Anyone who has had to face a UDRP, or seen the policies that are proposed at ICANN, knows that the rights of domain owners are always under threat. Fortunately a group of members from the domain […]
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Categories: domain, Domain Industry, Domains, External Articles, ICA, ICANN, internet commerce association, namescon, phil corwin, the ICA, trademarks, udrp
Donuts has responded to last Friday’s cybersecurity consulting firm Internet Identity (IID) report predicting “the eventual demise of any number of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) and the websites populated within them—primarily due to financial underperformance”. Donuts has responded strongly to debunk the report saying as the largest new gTLD operator they will not be […]
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Denise Michel who was formerly with ICANN as VP of Strategic Initiatives and Advisor to the President, has been hired by Facebook to work on Facebook’s new “Domain Name System Strategy and Management Team” which she says “will help improve the global framework for domain names, IP addresses, numbers and related elements.” Denise “will be […]
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Godaddy.com, which is the world’s largest domain name registrar (having the most domain names under management) is no longer the number 1 domain name registrar for new gTLD domains. According to ntldstats.com, Godaddy.com has fallen into the 2nd position worldwide when it comes to domain registered with new domain extensions, known as new gTLD’s. A […]
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Categories: .top, Chengdu West, Chengdu west263.com, Domain Industry, Domain Names, Domains, External Articles, godaddy, ICANN, new domain extensions, new gTLDs, win, XYZ
Its been an interesting couple of weeks for the .XYZ registry. It all started when Domainincite.com published a post on October 12th, talking about that .XYZ might block almost 40,000 domain names at the registry level on the request of China. That number of 40,000 words and phrases seemed to be reduced down to 12K […]
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Categories: china, china banned domain names, china censors the internet, domain, Domain Industry, Domain Names, Domains, External Articles, google, ICANN, Legal, new gTLDs, XYZ
According to a press release out today, BRS Media, has filed, in conjunction with two other applicants, an Independent Review Process in accordance with Article IV, section 3 of the ICANN Bylaws re: The .RADIO gTLD and .RADIO Community Priority Evaluation Results. Although not mentioned in the press release the other two applicants are Afilias […]
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Dr Paul Vixie, a member of the Internet Hall of Fame has called the new gTLD program a money grab and a mistake and called out ICANN for allowing it to happen saying it “indicates corruption.” ZDNet.com, published a post about Dr. Vixie remarks from the Ruxcon information security conference in Melbourne on Sunday. According […]
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Categories: Cybersecurity, dns, domain, Domain Industry, Domain Names, domain registration, domain registrations, Domains, External Articles, ICANN, new domain extensions, new gTLDs, new Top Level Domains, security, top level domains domain name
The National Rifle Association, which applied to operate the new domain extension .NR, registered its 1st domain names and we have the list for you. According to their application to ICANN to operate the new gTLD .NRA, “All domains under this TLD will be managed by the NRA, so they will only be made […]
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Categories: Brand New gTLD's, branding, Domain Industry, Domain Names, domain registration, domain registrations, Domains, External Articles, ICANN, National National Rifle Association, new domain extensions, new gTLDs, NRA, The National Rifle Association, the nra
During remarks made at the 54th ICANN Meeting being held in Dublin, Akram Atallah, the President of the Global Domain Domains Division of ICANN stated that there are now 2,121 ICANN Accredited Domain Name Registrars in the world. ICANN has accredited 579 domain name registrars just since the last ICANN meeting in Buenos Aires 53, […]