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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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The new gtld discussion moves to Reddit “nTLD extensions are already failing”

It looks like the new gtld discussion has moved to Reddit, in the sysadmin subreddit. User netzvolk started things off: For those of you that are not aware, the nTLD’s as opposed to the old good .com and others don’t have any limitations on price increases. This means you can register .networks today for $10 […]

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Editorial : ICANN and the future of the new gTLDs

Welcome to the March Editorial. Uniregistry’s announcement of a price increase plan, affecting 15 of its 25 commercial gTLDs, created a wave of discussions on a variety of media. The key question was the price increase, and whether it’s ethical, or merely a demonstration of corporate greed. The affected gTLDs are, for the most part, […]

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The real percentages of the upcoming Uniregistry domain extension price increases (5% to 3115%)

Uniregistry’s planned price increase in its 16 new extensions resulted in a reaction few anticipated. Michele Neylon, CEO of the registrar Blacknight, shared in a blog post the actual percentages that each of the affected New gTLDs. Domain name prices are in Euro as the registrar is based in Ireland but the percentages are more …

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Donuts: “we have no plans to increase prices for existing registrants”

Andee Hill from Donuts explained what the New gTLD registry’s business plan is, regarding pricing on its 200 new extensions. Uniregistry’s planned price increase put all New gTLD registries in a tough spot. I wondered how they felt and asked a few people from the registries while some made comments on blogs and forums. Here …

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Radix “We have no immediate plans to increase our wholesale prices.”

With all the discussion about price increases at Uniregistry on certain new gtld strings, I reached out to a sponsor here at TheDomains, Radix. I wanted them to let our readers know what their plans were as far as potential price increases. Sandeep Ramchandani, Vice President and Business Head at Radix had this to say: […]

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.CLUB’s pricing strategy (.CLUB has signed a price protection clause with registrars for 5 years)

Colin Campbell, CEO of .Club said on Namepros that “.CLUB has voluntarily signed a price protection clause with the registrars for the first 5 years which limits to inflation or 15%.”. Uniregistry’s planned price increase put all New gTLD registries in a tough spot yesterday. I wondered how they feel and even asked a few …

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Uncertainty is a killer for domain sales

Unless you took the day off yesterday you are probably aware of the news out of Uniregistry. Domain Incite detailed comments from Frank Schilling on the upcoming price increases for several Uniregistry extensions. People as well as markets hate uncertainty, not knowing what your registrations are going to cost you year in and year out […]
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