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With Almost 10% Of New gTLD Registrations In Upcoming Delete Status; The Peak Of 28.8M May Stand Until .Web

According to ntldstats.com almost 10% of all registered new gTLD domain names are in upcoming delete status; meaning for at least a while new G’s domain name may have peaked out. On  March 24, 2017 the number of new gTLD domain registrations sat at 28,854,146. As of yesterday the number is 28,818,819. However the number […]

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New Gtlds, the series – Chapter 1 ICANN

Many try to talk about the new gtlds in very simplistic terms, naysayers just want to group them altogether and say they suck, failed, are dead. Proponents want to say they are the future, give them time, .com is AM radio. I would argue the new gtlds are a much more complicated animal. There are […]
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Casino.Online sells for $201,250 by Radix (Donuts must be very happy!)

The domain name Casino.Online was sold for $201,250 at Sedo. The seller was non other than the .online domain name registry, Radix. This sale is now the highest New gTLD reported domain name sale. You can see the top 20 new extension domain name sales at Sold.Domains. There have been a couple more casino related …

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MMX aims for 1 million .VIP domains, will release .Boston in September & hires Victor Pitts

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX), reported its operational progress across a number of business activities since its trading update announced earlier this year in January 2017. MMX is targeting global registrations of .vip to surpass one million by the end of 2017. .VIP currently has over 586,000 registrations. The company is participating directly in the auctions of .vip premium names currently being held by eName, one …

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The Uniregistry disaster continues: registrar increases domain retail prices by 62% to 75%

The Uniregistry disaster continues as people as jumping ship as both registry AND now registrar domain name prices are increasing. Uniregistry registrar sent out an email last week to inform current owners of the New gTLD price increase but the email had another bad surprise. I tried to stay out of the Uniregistry mess on …

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Popular Topic at ICANN 58 “Two-Character Domain Names in the New gTLD Namespace”

Centr.org published their report on ICANN 58 for the most part it was a lot of technical things that our readers might not be highly interested in. The one topic that might be of interest centered around the release of LL domain names that correlate to matching cctlds. Relevance to ccTLDs These discussions are highly […]

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Developed.NYC highlights the growing NYC domainscape

(This is a guest post from Matt Gill, owner of Developed.NYC.) When I first came to New York one thing I noticed was how people love to wear the name of their city on their heads, chests, behinds and even on their feet. To be clear I mean regular New Yorkers, not tourists. I just …

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.feedback gTLD in breach of contract after big brand “fraud” claims

ICANN has slapped .feedback operator Top Level Spectrum with a contract breach notice after a huge complaint about alleged fraud filed by a gang of big brands. The company becomes the third new gTLD to be hit by a breach notice, and the first to receive one as a result of losing a Public Interest […]
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Government anger over two-letter domains

ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee has clashed with its board of directors over the lack of protections for two-letter domain names that match country codes. The board has now formally been urged to reconsider its policy to allow registries to sell these names, after angry comments and threats from some GAC members. Governments from Brazil, Iran, […]
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