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.TV would not be spared under new ccTLD plan

Country Code organization submits ccTLD retirement plan to ICANN. The Country Code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO) has submitted a new recommended policy (pdf) on the retirement process for ccTLDs for approval by the ICANN Board of Directors. The plan updates the process for retiring country code domains and gives ICANN a set procedure for sunsetting […]

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The world according to country code domains

Here’s what the world would look like if ccTLD registrations were all that mattered. What would the world look like if countries were scaled according to registrations of their country code domains? .UK registry Nominet has published its “The Online World 2019” map (full res version here) that does just this. The South Pacific island […]

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.Com dominates North America. What about the ROW?

Country code domains are still the majority outside of North America. Take a look at the chart above. What do you notice? While .com dominates North America, it is secondary in ICANN’s other four regions. It’s easy to be United States-centric, but the reality of domain name demand is very different around the world. Afnic, […]

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Country Code Domains – DNW Podcast #208

Two guests shed light on ccTLDs. .Com is king in much of the world, but not in Europe. In many European countries, the country code domain name (ccTLD) is used more often than .com. On today’s show, I talk to two people who live and breathe ccTLDs. First, I talk with Peter Von Roste, who […]

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