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No ICANN tax relief for Chinese registrars

ICANN has declined a request from dozens Chinese registrars for a fee waiver due to the impact of coronavirus. In February, almost 50 China-based accredited registries and registrars said they were suffering financially as a result of the outbreak and ...
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Top ten domain name registrars, ranked by .com

A monthly look at the latest .com data ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2019. Wix landed in the top ten list for new .com registrations for the second month in a row. As usual, Chinese registrars were in flux. Note […]

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GoDaddy goes vertical with Neustar registry acquisition

GoDaddy buys its first registry, implements governance model for conflicts of interest, and promises to keep domain prices in check. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) is acquiring Neustar’s domain name registry services business and renaming it GoDaddy Registry, the company announced today. Neustar directly manages .biz, .us, and several other domains, and provides technical registry services for […]

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CentralNic shakes up management positions

CentralNic names five people to new roles, Siffrin steps down. CentralNIC (London AIM: CNIC), a rollup of domain name companies, announced a restructuring of its leadership today. COO Alex Siffrin is stepping down. He joined CentralNic when he sold his company KeyDrive to CentralNic in 2018. In an interesting quote, CentralNic CEO Ben Crawford said, […]

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24 hours left in the most contentious, heated, best registrar poll ever

Things got quite spicy in this year’s Namepros best registrar in the business poll. I have run a poll the last three years, this one was started a little earlier because I was just having some fun timing it with March madness. As with most things in domaining it can never just be a smooth […]

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Companies help people stop wasting money on COVID-19 domain names

Companies are making it harder to register and sell crisis-related domains. You should thank them. Domain name registrar Namecheap has stopped allowing domain names including the words coronavirus, covid, and vaccine from being registered through its service. Domain name marketplace DAN.com is removing all coronavirus domain names from its service. These two developments might irk […]

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