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Domains becoming less important: Ev Williams

With ICANN set to allow the expansion of the pool of gTLDs, you can be sure that many marketers will be hearing, and thinking a lot about, domain names in the near future.

By |June 24th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

New Top-Level Domains Approved by ICANN

Developing: The Board of ICANN today gave final approval to the most dramatic change to the Internet in four decades — allowing the expansion of new Top-Level Domains (TLDs).

By |June 20th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

22 Pre-Release Domains to Backorder Now

Some domain names to add to your backorder list. It’s been a while since I’ve published a list of dropping domain names I think are worth backordering.

By |April 20th, 2011|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

One Billion Internet Users

Last week ICANN took another very significant step forward in the expansion of the internet by approving the delegation of a number of Chinese script IDN ccTLDs.

By |July 12th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Easyspace Launch Whois Privacy Service for .Me Domain Names (Marketwire)

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb.

By |February 1st, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Easyspace Launch Whois Privacy Service for .Me Domain Names (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - 02/01/10) - Hosting and domain registration specialist Easyspace is delighted to announce the new availability of its Whois Privacy service for new and existing .Me domain name extension customers. Already available for .Com, .Net, .Org and other Top Level Domains through Easyspace, the expansion to also cover .Me domains allows new and current customers to ...

By |February 1st, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

ICANN to Delay Release of New gTLDs, Speeds up Release of IDN ccTLDs

According to our contacts at the current ICANN meeting in South Korea ICANN staff has announced that the schedule for new gTLDs will be pushed out even beyond Q2/2010 due to the controversy and amount of different opinions and comments from the community. In the meantime other working groups are pushing ahead to introduce IDN ccTLDs. When the the expansion of the root zones came up, there were no concerns to add as many as 100 zones in a short period of time. Another topic of discussion is DNSSEC, the signing of the root zones published by the registry as a protection against DNS poisoning attacks

By |October 26th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

ICANN to Delay Release of New gTLDs, Speeds up Release of IDN ccTLDs

According to our contacts at the current ICANN meeting in South Korea ICANN staff has announced that the schedule for new gTLDs will be pushed out even beyond Q2/2010 due to the controversy and amount of different opinions and comments from the community.

By |October 26th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Stephen Douglas and Jay Westerdal Settle Their Lawsuit and the AfternicDLS Expands

Former Domain Roundtable producer Stephen Douglas has settled a lawsuit against Name Intelligence, the company behind the 2007 conference he directed, and its CEO Jay Westerdal. Elsewhere, NameMedia announces a further expansion of their AfternicDLS domain aftermarket platform.

By |October 2nd, 2008|Recent Domain News|0 Comments