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Omicron domain sells for $5,000

The domain name omicronvariant.com, hand-registered less than six months ago, has sold for $5,000 via Sedo, raising all kinds of questions about the value and future of Covid-19 variant-related domains. The domain, at time of writing, resolves to a Sedo parking page containing ads unrelated (for me) to the pandemic or healthcare. It was registered […]

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NamesCon delays in person event due to coronavirus

Organizers nix January in-person event. It’s been a tough couple of years for live event organizers due to the coronavirus. The last in-person NamesCon event was in January 2020. Some people canceled at the last minute due to the burgeoning virus; there were several cancellations from China. But the mood was generally upbeat with the […]

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“Diversity” warning over ICANN Seattle

ICANN has been told that it risks disenfranchising community members from outside the US if it goes ahead with a return to in-person meetings at ICANN 72 in Seattle this October. APAC Space, a group comprising participants from the Asia-Pacific region,...
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ICANN 71 is online-only, because of course it is

ICANN has called off plans to conduct its 71st public meeting in the Netherlands this June. Blaming the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the risk to safety and travel restrictions, ICANN confirmed last week that the venue will again be Zoom, rather than T...
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ICANN 70 has virtual scwhag, other new stuff

It may not make up for the lack of sun, sea, sand and sexual abstinence, but the ICANN 70 meeting, taking place this month on Zoom instead of Cancun, Mexico, does have a few new enticements that may tickle your fancy. It’s also beginning to look ...
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