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David and Goliath? DotMusic confirms .music win

Cyprus based registry upstart DotMusic Ltd has confirmed that has secured the rights to the .music gTLD. Founder and CEO Constantinos Roussos tweeted the news overnight. Excited to announce that after more than a decade, DotMusic has prevailed and will...
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US “threatens” Costa Rica over Pirate Bay domains

The US government has been threatening to “close down” Costa Rica’s .cr registry over its refusal to take down a Pirate Bay domain name, according to the registry. Representatives of the US embassy in Costa Rica have been badgering NIC.cr to take down thepiratebay.cr since 2015, according to a letter from Pedro León Azofeifa, president […]
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Pirate Bay founder launches piracy-friendly domain privacy service

The founder of controversial BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay has entered the domain name market with a new proxy service. It’s called Njalla, it’s based in a Caribbean tax haven, and it says it offers a higher level of privacy protection than you get anywhere else. The company described itself in its inaugural blog […]
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