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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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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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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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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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, […]
WIPO released it annual report yesterday for 2014 and Year to Date numbers through September 2015. Cases filed ins 2014 were up only 2% from 2013, with 2,634 cases being lodged by trademarks owners claiming abuse of their mark. Country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) – accounted for 13% of all filings in 2014 with 71 national […]
ICANN has opened the comment period Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPM) implemented for both existing and new gTLDs, including but not limited to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS). This Preliminary Issue Report is the result of that request. “The question of who legally has rights to, […]
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is also running for President, along with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) yesterday […]