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Neustar to operate .us extension until 2029

Today, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced it awarded to Neustar a contract to continue operating the .us registry for 10 more years. The announcement says that Neustar will continue to operate the .us registry at n...
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UK registrars angry with Nominet

More than 15 UK registrars are angry with Nominet’s proposed .uk right of registration (ROR) release process planned for 1st July – 5th July 2019. Over 3 million remaining .uk rights are set to be released over the coming few weeks and so far and...
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Global domain name growth slows down

Global domain name growth has slowed down during the first quarter of 2019. That is not a concern to me as growth is bound to slow down sometime, especially for New gTLDs. We have enough domains as it is. CENTR published its CENTRstats Global TLD Repor...
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Some very interesting domain name statistics

Afnic has published its 2017 study on the global domain name market, based on ICANN statistics, registry figures, specialized site information and internal research: At the end of 2017, the global domain name market represented some 342 million domain ...
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.CO domains get approved in China

The .CO country code top-level domain (ccTLD) has been approved by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to proceed with full commercial operations in China. This allows Chinese entrepreneurs and companies who own domain names ...
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