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Four presidents slam .amazon decision

The leaders of four of the eight governments of the Amazon region of South America have formally condemned ICANN’s decision to move ahead with the .amazon gTLD. In a joint statement over the weekend, the presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and ...
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Dead dot-brands hit 50

Two more dot-brands are on their way out, bringing the total to fall on their swords to date to a nice round 50. Both of the new departures appear to be brands belonging to the Saudi telecommunications company Etihad Etisalat, which does business as Mo...
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KPMG dumps .com for dot-brand gTLD

KPMG has become the latest company to dump its .com domain in favor of its dot-brand gTLD. The company recently announced that it is now using home.kpmg as its primary web site domain, replacing kpmg.com. The migration appears to be complete already. U...
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Another dot-brand bites the dust

Honeywell International, a $40-billion-a-year US conglomerate, has become the last major company to dump its dot-brand gTLD. The company informed ICANN in February that it no longer wishes to run .honeywell, and ICANN yesterday published its preliminar...
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