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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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ICA to hold public update for domain owners

Domain investor advocacy group will make its next member call public. The Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a group that advocates for domain name owners, is holding a public webcast on Friday to update domain investors on policy issues. This is ICA’s first public call; previous updates have been for members only. The webcast is scheduled […]

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.com outsells new gTLDs by 2:1 in 2018

The number of registered .com domains increased by more than double the growth of all new gTLDs last year, according to figures from Verisign. The latest Domain Name Industry Brief reports that .com grew by 7.1 million names in 2018, while new gTLDs gr...
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Third day of NamesCon kicks off in Las Vegas

Come to my two sessions today at NamesCon. The third day of the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas is about to begin. I’m on two panels today that I invite you to attend. At 11 am I will chat with Blake Janover of Home.loans and Mike Kugler of Vacation.rentals about their $500k new top level […]

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Year in Review: Verisign gets its price hikes

The U.S. Government gave the green light to increase prices on .com domain names. It’s an obscure contract issued by the U.S. government. For the domain industry, it means a lot. On November 1, The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) amended and extended its Cooperative Agreement with Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for running .com. […]

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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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