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Will it be .ONLINE or .ONL ?

Jean Guillon: I just noticed that the .ONLINE new gTLD has a competitor: there is a .ONL extension too. As the registry websites states: ".ONL provides limitless access to everything online. It's the natural domain for all of your online activitie...
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The .BMW new gTLD

Jean Guillon: While updating the CARS new gTLD report for the month of March 2018, I noticed that the .BMW new gTLD had 53 ".bmw" domain names registered in February to 108 at the end of March. From the examples that I tested, most are not red...
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For .STEPHANE

Jean Guillon: I just learnt today that Stéphane Van Gelder passed away. My friend Murielle called me. Many of us in France have worked with and for Stéphane. I personally worked many years with Stephane to launch new gTLDs at INDOM (which was then acq...
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New gTLDs: homograph attacks on the rise?

Jean Guillon: The problem with homograph attacks is that the more we talk about them, the mode it gives ideas to frauders. Note that it is also - and I believe this strongly - a super fantastic way for security providers to scare their clients remindi...
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Phishing: 4 days after

Jean Guillon: I wrote a small article (in French) on several procedures that I just tried at the ICANN and at a Registrar hosting a domain name used for phishing. What we did Basically, ICANN offers 2 emails to write to and we also used two different ...
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New gTLDs: overarching issues

Jean Guillon: These are recent slides extracted from today's meeting. These topics will be discussed in the next ICANN meeting in Puerto Rico: Something written about the next new gTLD applicant guidebook's format (the famous AGB): Exciting, isn't it?...
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New gTLDs: 2,700 subscribers on LinkedIn

Jean Guillon: Milestone: 2,700 members have joined the new gTLD group on LinkedIn: https://t.co/9kM2EX00XM#newgtlds #icann #LinkedIn #dotbrands— The new gTLDs' Club (@gtldclub) February 14, 2018 The post New gTLDs: 2,700 subscribers on LinkedIn appear...
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Could Verisign block the next new gTLD round?

Jean Guillon: I like to read that letter from the co-chairs of the GNSO’s policy development process on new gTLD subsequent procedures: it is positive and asking the right questions to ICANN. One paragraph caught my attention: "We would also appre...
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ICANN for dummies

Jean Guillon: I just received an ICANN alert on "Operating Standards for ICANN's Specific Reviews" so I clicked to learn more. The purpose is to offer to comment to solicit feedback on "ICANN things" such as: "to assure selected re...
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Blogger users will just love that

Jean Guillon: I was recently informed that Blogger, the free blogger platform from Google, is about to announce that SSL certificates ("https" secured addresses) will soon be activated for personal domain names. In more simple words: The SSL c...
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