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Brexit hell: .eu suspension plan put on hold

EURid’s policy to boot out Brits next week has been put on hold due to the current impasse in Brexit talks. UK citizens had been told they would lose their .eu domains November 1, the first day the country was scheduled to no longer be a member o...
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Google quietly launches .new domains sunrise

Google Registry will allow trademark owners to register domains matching their marks in the .new gTLD from tomorrow. While the company hasn’t made a big public announcement about the launch, the startup dates it has filed with ICANN show that its...
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Radix acquires another gTLD

Radix has added the 10th new gTLD to its portfolio with an acquisition last month, bringing its total TLD stable to 11. The company has acquired .uno from Missouri-based Dot Latin LLC for an undisclosed amount. .uno, which of course means “one&#8...
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.whoswho survives!

The registry running the failing new gTLD .whoswho has managed to avoid having its contract terminated by ICANN. According to an update on the ICANN web site, Who’s Who Registry came back into compliance with its obligations earlier this week, me...
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Nominet raises .uk prices

Nominet is to raise the price of a .uk domain name in January, adding a couple million quid to its top line. The company’s annual registry fee will increase by 4%, from £3.75 to £3.90 ($4.77), on January 13 next year. Nominet said the increase is...
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Mediocre .vote gTLD drops restrictions

The .vote and .voto gTLDs have had their registration restrictions removed in a bid to increase numbers. Both domains were previously technically restricted to those who could show they had a legitimate connection to democratic proceedings, and were so...
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