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Three-letter .blog domains priced up to $100k

Knock Knock Whois There, the .blog registry, said it is going to release its inventory of three-character domains next month. Roughly 47,000 names will be released at premium fees, with prices ranging “from a few hundred dollars to over $100K&#82...
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GoDaddy could lose control of .co this week

It looks like GoDaddy’s recently acquired .co registry could lose formal control of the ccTLD this week. ICANN’s board of directors has “Transfer of the .CO (Colombia) top-level domain to the Ministry of Information and Communications...
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Dot-brand fizzles out after acquisition

Another dot-brand gTLD has decided to terminate its ICANN contract, but this time it’s because the brand itself has been discontinued. .ceb was applied for by the Corporate Executive Board Company, a consulting company, in 2012. But the company w...
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Corrections: AlpNames and Famour Four Media

Iain Roache, formerly CEO of defunct registrar AlpNames and majority owner of defunct new gTLD registry manager Famous Four Media, recently wrote to DI threatening to sue unless I delete a number of articles he doesn’t like. I’ve checked th...
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Drop auctions not a slam-dunk, says Nominet

Nominet has responded to criticism of its plans to introduce registry-level .uk drop auctions by saying it’s not about money-grabbing and is not guaranteed to even happen. Registry MD Eleanor Bradley today blogged: In some quarters the commentary...
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