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Recent Domain News

Economist on Digital Archery: “Frankly, anything is better than this”

Thies Lindenthal finds fault with ICANN’s digital archery. Plenty of people have come out against ICANN’s digital archery plan for new top level domains. Digital archery will determine the batch in which a new TLD application is reviewed and ultimately will have correlation to when they come online

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Issues and Benefits for New gTLDs in The Financial Times

New generic Top Level Domains have gained the attention of The Financial Times that looks at .ECO and how those who originally had the idea saw their business disappear from under their eyes. And also looks at Canon who are one of the very few multinational companies to announce they will apply for their own gTLD.

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Demand Media Investingating IPO with the help of Goldman Sachs

According to an article in the Financial Times , Demand Media has hired Goldman Sachs to explore an initial public offering. The company, founded by the former chairman of Myspace, Richard Rosenblatt, owns registrars eNom , BulkRegister , parking company Hotkeys and operates the NameJet drop catching site in partnership with Network Solutions. Aside from owning a domain portfolio, which includes a large number of expired domain names, the company also runs a user generated content production service called Demand Studios

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Demand Media Investigating IPO with the help of Goldman Sachs

According to an article in the Financial Times , Demand Media has hired Goldman Sachs to explore an initial public offering. The company, founded by the former chairman of Myspace, Richard Rosenblatt, owns registrars eNom , BulkRegister , parking company Hotkeys and operates the NameJet drop catching site in partnership with Network Solutions. Aside from owning a domain portfolio, which includes a large number of expired domain names, the company also runs a user generated content production service called Demand Studios . The content is then published on Demand’s websites, such as eHow

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