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Two more dot-brands take the easy way out

A US insurance giant with close to $50 billion in annual revenue has taken the decision to kill off its two dormant dot-brand gTLDs. Nationwide Mutual Insurance has informed ICANN that it wants to cancel its .nationwide and .onyourside gTLD contracts. ...
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Fuji Xerox kills off gTLD after rebrand

Fuji Xerox has become the latest multi-billion-dollar company to ditch its dot-brand gTLD. The Japanese-American company, a joint venture of Xerox and Fuji, has told ICANN it wants to terminate its registry contract for .fujixerox, and ICANN has indica...
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Three more new gTLDs blink out of existence

Another new gTLD registry operator, representing three dot-brands, has told ICANN that they want their contracts scrapped. The registry is CNH Industrial, and the gTLDs are .case, .caseih and .newholland. To be honest, if you’d asked me yesterday...
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It’s on .Fox – DNW Podcast #306

How entertainment company Fox is using its .Fox top level domain. Many companies acquired a brand-matching new top level domain, but few have put them to extensive use. Fox has recently started using its dot-brand domain more, and it could be a role model for other companies. On today’s show, Fox’s Crews Gore discusses why […]

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Dot-brand fizzles out after acquisition

Another dot-brand gTLD has decided to terminate its ICANN contract, but this time it’s because the brand itself has been discontinued. .ceb was applied for by the Corporate Executive Board Company, a consulting company, in 2012. But the company w...
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More dot-brands dump their gTLDs

A further three new gTLDs have applied to ICANN for self-termination over the last few months, bringing the total to 76. They’re all dot-brands: .sbs, .rightathome and .symantec. The most recent application came from the Australian broadcaster SB...
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