domainincite.com Archives - 28 February 2015, Saturday

  • Maybe we should go back to .ARPA? | DomainIncite - Domain Name Industry News, Analysis

    domainincite.com 27 Feb '15, 7pm

    Date: Fri, 26 Apr 85 12:48 EST From: Charles Hornig ([email protected]) Subject: an experiment with domain names Since we at Symbolics have switched to using our domain name, we have had some trouble with other mailers not understanding them. To see how bad the pro...

  • Incite is five years old today

    domainincite.com 27 Feb '15, 5pm

    Domain Incite is five years old today The IANA transition in a nutshell Google buys .app for over $25 million ICANN ditches plan to give governments more power Why you can’t register emojis in gTLDs Crocker caught with his pants down, literally, at ICANN 52 Verisign sues .xyz and Nega...

  • The IANA transition in a nutshell

    domainincite.com 27 Feb '15, 10am

    There has been a problem, sir. At the end of 2012 when the world’s governments got together in Dubai for the ITU WCIT — World Conference on International Telecommunications — you had around 80 countries who voted to say the ITU needs to be more involved in internet governance. These w...

  • Google buys .app for over $25 million

    domainincite.com 26 Feb '15, 6pm

    Google buys .app for over $25 million ICANN ditches plan to give governments more power Why you can’t register emojis in gTLDs Crocker caught with his pants down, literally, at ICANN 52 Verisign sues .xyz and Negari for “false advertising” Chehade to face Congressional grilling this w...

  • ICANN ditches plan to give governments more power

    domainincite.com 25 Feb '15, 5pm

    ICANN ditches plan to give governments more power Kevin Murphy , February 25, 2015, 17:52:20 (UTC), Domain Policy ICANN has quietly abandoned a plan to make it harder for its board of directors to go against the wishes of national governments. A proposal to make a board two-thirds sup...

  • Why you can’t register emojis in gTLDs |

    domainincite.com 25 Feb '15, 12pm

    ICANN ditches plan to give governments more power Why you can’t register emojis in gTLDs Crocker caught with his pants down, literally, at ICANN 52 Verisign sues .xyz and Negari for “false advertising” Chehade to face Congressional grilling this week Get NamesCon 2016 tickets at 80% o...

  • Crocker caught with his pants down, literally, at ICANN 52

    domainincite.com 24 Feb '15, 11am

    Crocker caught with his pants down, literally, at ICANN 52 Verisign sues .xyz and Negari for “false advertising” Chehade to face Congressional grilling this week Get NamesCon 2016 tickets at 80% off .xxx boss says new gTLD registries need to “wake up” Sex.co for sale at $200,000 Renew...

  • Verisign sues .xyz and Negari for “false advertising” |

    domainincite.com 24 Feb '15, 8am

    Verisign is being injured as a result of XYZ and Negari’s false and/or misleading statements of fact including because XYZ and Negari’s statements undermine the equity and good will Verisign has developed in the .COM registry. … XYZ and Negari should be ordered to disgorge their profi...

  • Popular New gTLD Domains | DI PRO

    domainincite.com 23 Feb '15, 10am

    Please Log In or Register HOME gTLD Application Tracker TLD HEALTH CHECK COMPANY PROFILES Calendar About This content is currently only available to DI PRO subscribers. Please Register or Log In to continue. Click here if you've forgotten your password. Or contact subscriptions@domain...

  • Chehade to face Congressional grilling this week

    domainincite.com 23 Feb '15, 8am

    Chehade to face Congressional grilling this week Kevin Murphy , February 23, 2015, 08:55:27 (UTC), Domain Policy ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade is heading to Washington DC this week to defend plans to decouple the organization from formal US oversight in front of a potentially hostile committ...

  • Get NamesCon 2016 tickets at 80% off

    domainincite.com 23 Feb '15, 7am

    Get NamesCon 2016 tickets at 80% off Kevin Murphy , February 23, 2015, 07:50:40 (UTC), Domain Services After its well-received 2015 show in Las Vegas last month, NamesCon has confirmed a third annual domain name conference for 2016 and is offering deeply discounted tickets for “super ...

  • .xxx boss says new gTLD registries need to “wake up” |

    domainincite.com 23 Feb '15, 7am

    If you add up everybody that has ever bought a .xxx name, including the Sunrise B defensives, we have got a target market of about 250,000 names. People to go back to and say, “Look, you still have a .xxx or you had a .xxx at some stage. Therefore, we think you may be interested in bu...

  • Interview: ICM president bearish on new #gTLD prospects via @DomainIncite #newgtlds #domains

    Interview: ICM president bearish on new gTLD prospects | DI PRO

    domainincite.com 23 Feb '15, 3am

    This is the full transcript of an interview DI conducted with ICM Registry president Stuart Lawley, January 22, 2015 in which Lawley frankly addresses the prospects for new gTLDs — including ICM’s .porn, .sex and .adult — in 2015 and beyond. Topics include marketing, search engine opt...

  • Sex.co for sale at $200,000

    domainincite.com 20 Feb '15, 12pm

    Renewals at 55% as first new gTLD junk drop begins Group forms to stop new gTLDs breaking stuff Generics versus brands as two more gTLDs are sold Delays to two-letter domains after governments take a second bite at the apple .blog won in eight-figure auction by Primer Nivel .reise to ...

  • Renewals at 55% as first new gTLD junk drop begins

    domainincite.com 18 Feb '15, 5am

    The most significant problem still remains demand and consumer awareness… In regards to demand, the lack of awareness is a direct result of little to no marketing in the region. Apart from our own efforts, there has been little marketing or education programs deployed to increase awar...

  • Group forms to stop new gTLDs breaking stuff

    domainincite.com 17 Feb '15, 10am

    Group forms to stop new gTLDs breaking stuff Kevin Murphy , February 17, 2015, 10:29:33 (UTC), Domain Tech A little over a year into the live phase of the new gTLD program, a group of domain industry companies are getting together to make sure the expansion is supported across the who...

  • Generics versus brands as two more gTLDs are sold

    domainincite.com 17 Feb '15, 8am

    Generics versus brands as two more gTLDs are sold Delays to two-letter domains after governments take a second bite at the apple .blog won in eight-figure auction by Primer Nivel .reise to start at $400k in no-reserve auction Chehade declines to backtrack on domain “hogging” comments ...

  • Delays to two-letter domains after governments take a second bite at the apple

    domainincite.com 16 Feb '15, 9am

    Delays to two-letter domains after governments take a second bite at the apple Kevin Murphy , February 16, 2015, 09:50:30 (UTC), Domain Registries New gTLD registries will have to wait a bit longer before they’re allowed to start selling two-character domain names, after ICANN’s Gover...

  • .blog won in eight-figure auction by Primer Nivel

    domainincite.com 16 Feb '15, 8am

    Delays to two-letter domains after governments take a second bite at the apple .blog won in eight-figure auction by Primer Nivel .reise to start at $400k in no-reserve auction Chehade declines to backtrack on domain “hogging” comments Anger as governments delay two-letter domains Over...

  • .reise to start at $400k in no-reserve auction

    domainincite.com 11 Feb '15, 3am

    .reise to start at $400k in no-reserve auction Chehade declines to backtrack on domain “hogging” comments Anger as governments delay two-letter domains Overworked ICANN community “at breaking point”, Chehade warns In a first for new gTLDs, Aquitaine dumps geo bid With Cayman deal, Uni...

  • Chehade declines to backtrack on domain “hogging” comments | DomainIncite

    domainincite.com 10 Feb '15, 1am

    Thank you for reporting on CEO Chehade’s further comments on this subject made at the referenced press conference. For the record, while I played a role in drafting the ICA letter responding to his “hogging/cybersquatting” remarks made in Davos, the letter was signed by ICA President ...

  • Anger as governments delay two-letter domains

    domainincite.com 09 Feb '15, 5am

    We write to raise serious concern about what appears to be a recent closed-door, unilateral decision by ICANN staff, which took place over a period of weeks, to defer action on pending requests for two-character labels. This action was apparently initiated as a result of recent corres...

  • Overworked ICANN community “at breaking point”, Chehade warns | DomainIncite

    domainincite.com 09 Feb '15, 3am

    Overworked ICANN community “at breaking point”, Chehade warns Kevin Murphy , February 9, 2015, 03:34:54 (UTC), Domain Policy The volunteers that do the bulk of the policy-development work at ICANN are are suffering from “burnout” and are at “breaking point”, CEO Fadi Chehade said duri...

  • In a first for new gTLDs, Aquitaine dumps geo bid

    domainincite.com 05 Feb '15, 6pm

    In a first for new gTLDs, Aquitaine dumps geo bid With Cayman deal, Uniregistry now runs ccTLDs too 500 new gTLDs now live, a new one added every day Back in evaluation! Tata dot-brand bid falls foul of Morocco .cancerresearch — a role model for dot-brands? Schwartz sells porno.com fo...

  • .cancerresearch — a role model for dot-brands? |

    domainincite.com 04 Feb '15, 12am

    .cancerresearch — a role model for dot-brands? Schwartz sells porno.com for $8.9 million Toilet Paper Test not to blame as .tp faces deletion .net zone back above 15 million names Amazon staffing up for new gTLD launches .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99 Dot Vegas sells $2m of pr...

  • Amazon staffing up for new gTLD launches

    domainincite.com 30 Jan '15, 1pm

    Amazon staffing up for new gTLD launches .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99 Dot Vegas sells $2m of premiums Two legit registrars held to account for lack of abuse tracking New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions Pop-ups boost most-popular new gTLD domains, and it’s not just ....

  • Vegas.club sells for $100,000

    domainincite.com 29 Jan '15, 12am

    .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99 Dot Vegas sells $2m of premiums Two legit registrars held to account for lack of abuse tracking New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions Pop-ups boost most-popular new gTLD domains, and it’s not just .xyz any more Jeff Neuman quits Neustar fo...

  • .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99

    domainincite.com 28 Jan '15, 11pm

    I would like to add though, and this is something that has not been updated, I do not plan to sell this domain anytime soon, based on the goodwill of the registry I think it is only fair I continue to develop it and move it forward to help the gtld world as a whole. There is no contra...

  • Dot Vegas sells $2m of premiums

    domainincite.com 28 Jan '15, 9pm

    .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99 Dot Vegas sells $2m of premiums Two legit registrars held to account for lack of abuse tracking New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions Pop-ups boost most-popular new gTLD domains, and it’s not just .xyz any more Jeff Neuman quits Neustar fo...

  • Two legit registrars held to account for lack of abuse tracking

    domainincite.com 26 Jan '15, 3pm

    Two legit registrars held to account for lack of abuse tracking New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions Pop-ups boost most-popular new gTLD domains, and it’s not just .xyz any more Jeff Neuman quits Neustar for Valideus .gay is gay enough after all? ICANN overturns community pane...