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Emoji domains get a 😟 after broad study

Domain names containing emojis are a security risk and not recommended, according to a pretty comprehensive review by an ICANN study group. The Country-Code Names Supporting Organization has delivered the results of its 12-person, 18-month Emoji Study ...
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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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Luxembourg tops 100,000 .lu domains

Luxembourgish ccTLD .lu has grown to more than 100,000 domain names for the first time. ccTLD operator Restena said last week that the domain crossed the threshold June 21. At the end of the month, it had 100,056 domains under management. While it&#821...
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.Com dominates North America. What about the ROW?

Country code domains are still the majority outside of North America. Take a look at the chart above. What do you notice? While .com dominates North America, it is secondary in ICANN’s other four regions. It’s easy to be United States-centric, but the reality of domain name demand is very different around the world. Afnic, […]

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