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.eu domains to be sold to non-residents

In a few years, you’ll no longer than to live in the European Union in order to buy a .eu domain name. Residency requirements are to be dropped under new regulations approved by the European Parliament, Council and European Commission last week. ...
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Nevett lands at PIR

Donuts alumnus Jon Nevett has been named the new CEO of Public Interest Registry. Non-profit PIR, which runs .org and related gTLDs, said he will start in the role December 17. Nevett was most recently executive VP at Donuts, the new gTLD registry he c...
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.cloud gets the China blessing

.cloud, run by Italian registry Aruba, has become the latest TLD to get the official nod to sell in China. The blessing from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology came at the end of October and the company announced it today. The accredit...
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Donuts backs away from .spa fight

Donuts has finally admitted defeat in its long-running fight to run the .spa gTLD, withdrawing its application and leaving rival Asia Spa and Wellness Promotion Council the victor. ASWPC, run from Hong Kong by .asia’s Edmon Chung, has now entered...
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ICANN urged to reject .com price increases

The Internet Commerce Association has asked ICANN to refuse to allow Verisign to raise its wholesale prices for .com domain names. The domainer trade group wrote to ICANN last week to point out that just because the Trump administration has dropped the...
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