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GoDaddy welcomes four porn TLDs

DomainIncite: GoDaddy may not have the raunchy public image it once promoted, but it’s now the official registry for tens of thousands of porn-related domain names. The gTLDs .xxx, .porn, .adult and .sex made the move from UNR’s back-end t...
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Nope, no Seattle meeting for ICANN

DomainIncite: ICANN’s planned public meeting in Seattle will have no face-to-face component, the board of directors decided yesterday. In a resolution published last night, the board cited the global vaccine inequity and the ongoing difficulties...
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Cambodia looking at new registry overseer

DomainIncite: The Cambodian government is reportedly planning to create a new group to oversee its national ccTLD, .kh. According to The Phnom Penh Post, the local telecommunications ministry is considering legislation that would create KH Network Inf...
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Three rivals challenge EURid for .eu contract

DomainIncite: Three organizations have emerged to rival EURid for the right to operate the .eu ccTLD. The European Commission has published the list of four eligible applicants — which by law must be non-profits — for the .eu registry cont...
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Amazon has started using hard-won .amazon

DomainIncite: Amazon has started using its controversial dot-brand gTLD, .amazon. Six domains — ads.amazon, alexa.amazon, echo.amazon, kindle.amazon, prime.amazon and primevideo.amazon — appear to have come online in the last month or so a...
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Brexit-hit domains can still be recovered

DomainIncite: EURid has removed thousands of .eu domain names belonging to UK registrants from its zone file, but has dangled the possibility that they could still be recovered. Due to Brexit, the UK is no longer a member of the European Union and its...
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Net4 domains now parked after “fraud” ruling

DomainIncite: The primary operating domain names of disgraced registrar Net 4 India are now parked, after the company lost its ICANN accrediation and was hit by a finding of fraud in an insolvency case. The names net4.com and net4.in, which once hoste...
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