domainincite.com Archives - 21 September 2014, Sunday

  • Amid Ukraine crisis, Russia scared ICANN might switch off its domains

    domainincite.com 19 Sep '14, 1pm

    Amid Ukraine crisis, Russia scared ICANN might switch off its domains Kevin Murphy , September 19, 2014, 13:57:40 (UTC), Domain Policy Russia is reportedly worried that the current wave of Western sanctions against it may wind up including ICANN turning off its domain names. According...

  • Which made more money — .website, .press or .host? |

    domainincite.com 19 Sep '14, 12pm

    Which made more money — .website, .press or .host? Kevin Murphy , September 19, 2014, 12:28:16 (UTC), Domain Registries Radix Registry launched its first three new gTLDs yesterday, and the first day’s numbers make an interesting case study in how difficult it can be to judge the healt...

  • .website gets 6,500 regs in first four hours

    domainincite.com 18 Sep '14, 9pm

    .website gets 6,500 regs in first four hours CentralNic invests $1.5m in mystery gTLD applicant Donuts racks up 8,000 sales with three gTLD launches Radix delay blamed on promo pricing Second last-resort gTLD auction raises $14.3m DotGreen is back from the dead No gala at ICANN 51 .xy...

  • CentralNic invests $1.5m in mystery gTLD applicant

    domainincite.com 18 Sep '14, 3pm

    CentralNic plc (AIM:CNIC), the internet platform business which derives revenues from the global sale of domain names, today announces that the Group intends to invest US$1.5 million in a Company which is in a contention set to acquire a new generic Top-Level Domain (“gTLD”). The fund...

  • Radix delay blamed on promo pricing

    domainincite.com 18 Sep '14, 9am

    .website gets 6,500 regs in first four hours CentralNic invests $1.5m in mystery gTLD applicant Donuts racks up 8,000 sales with three gTLD launches Radix delay blamed on promo pricing Second last-resort gTLD auction raises $14.3m DotGreen is back from the dead No gala at ICANN 51 .xy...

  • Second last-resort gTLD auction raises $14.3m

    domainincite.com 18 Sep '14, 7am

    Second last-resort gTLD auction raises $14.3m Kevin Murphy , September 18, 2014, 07:27:36 (UTC), Domain Registries ICANN has raised $14.3 million auctioning off three new gTLDs — .buy, .tech and .vip. It was the second batch of “last resort” auctions, managed by ICANN and Power Auctio...

  • DotGreen is back from the dead

    domainincite.com 16 Sep '14, 7pm

    DotGreen brings additional partnerships with EarthShare, a federation comprised of the world’s leading environmental and conservation charities; and The DotGreen Foundation, a California Non-profit, 501 (c)3 Public Charity. These organizations will work together to distribute a percen...

  • No gala at ICANN 51

    domainincite.com 16 Sep '14, 12pm

    Kevin Murphy , September 16, 2014, 12:58:53 (UTC), Gossip One thing ICANN’s thrice-yearly public meetings never lack is free booze, but there’s going to be a little bit less of it at ICANN 51 in Los Angeles next month. ICANN said yesterday that the gala event, which is typically held ...

  • .xyz tops 500,000 names

    domainincite.com 16 Sep '14, 9am

    .vegas beats all six new M+M gTLDs combined “Yes” vote would be good for .scot Yeehaw! Bumper crop of new gTLD launches First company abandons .com for new dot-brand gTLD ICANN board getting three new directors Victims of first confirmed new gTLD collision respond: “Fuck Google” ICANN...

  • .vegas beats all six new M+M gTLDs combined

    domainincite.com 16 Sep '14, 8am

    .vegas beats all six new M+M gTLDs combined “Yes” vote would be good for .scot Yeehaw! Bumper crop of new gTLD launches First company abandons .com for new dot-brand gTLD ICANN board getting three new directors Victims of first confirmed new gTLD collision respond: “Fuck Google” ICANN...

  • “Yes” vote would be good for .scot | DomainIncite

    domainincite.com 15 Sep '14, 8am

    “Yes” vote would be good for .scot Kevin Murphy , September 15, 2014, 08:07:24 (UTC), Domain Registries The prospect of a healthy .scot gTLD would be improved if this week’s Scottish independence referendum produces a majority “Yes” vote. People living in Scotland this Thursday get th...

  • Yeehaw! Bumper crop of new gTLD launches

    domainincite.com 15 Sep '14, 6am

    Yeehaw! Bumper crop of new gTLD launches First company abandons .com for new dot-brand gTLD ICANN board getting three new directors Victims of first confirmed new gTLD collision respond: “Fuck Google” ICANN holds its ground on weaseled GAC advice Community panel hands .radio to EBU be...

  • First company abandons .com for new dot-brand gTLD

    domainincite.com 12 Sep '14, 8pm

    Two issues: (1) Wrong order. Should be citic.limited to correspond to the company name Citic Limited. Limited.citic is just difficult to remember. (2) There is no established convention yet on the entry point of .brand. .brand may work if the average consumer has a way to know how to ...

  • ICANN board getting three new directors

    domainincite.com 12 Sep '14, 1pm

    ICANN board getting three new directors Kevin Murphy , September 12, 2014, 13:48:01 (UTC), Domain Policy ICANN 51 next month in Los Angeles is also the organization’s formal annual general meeting, and that means changes at the top. The board of directors is replacing three members in...

  • Victims of first confirmed new gTLD collision respond: “Fuck Google” |

    domainincite.com 12 Sep '14, 10am

    Google recently activated prod. TLD. They also decided to wildcard DNS all entries to 127.0.53.53 to resolve name collisions for internal organisations. All because they wanted .prod for product? Why not fucking request .product? The implications have been fucking horrendous. I am in ...

  • ICANN holds its ground on weaseled GAC advice

    domainincite.com 11 Sep '14, 7pm

    consider a potential registrant that is a multinational insurance company seeking to register a domain name in the .insurance TLD. Suppose the multinational insurance company has locations in over 30 countries, including the United States and Kenya. If the potential registrant insuran...

  • US-based Moniker gets Euro data retention waiver

    domainincite.com 11 Sep '14, 8am

    US-based Moniker gets Euro data retention waiver Kevin Murphy , September 11, 2014, 08:24:42 (UTC), Domain Registrars ICANN has approved Moniker’s request for a partial waiver of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement based on European privacy law, despite the fact that the registrar i...

  • .global a victim of new gTLD launch cluster?

    domainincite.com 10 Sep '14, 1pm

    Yes but they are talking about months of pre-regs so they are talking about not paid EOIs. We all know that these meant nothing at all. All Donuts paid/binding pre-regs are done in the past 1-2 weeks before launch at the most. This is the same for most New gTLDs. If they wanted they c...

  • .london launch day biggest yet for new gTLDs, but did it miss targets?

    domainincite.com 10 Sep '14, 11am

    .london launch day biggest yet for new gTLDs, but did it miss targets? Kevin Murphy , September 10, 2014, 11:09:01 (UTC), Domain Registries Dot London Domains’ .london had just shy of 35,000 domains in its zone file this morning, after its first partial day of general availability. Th...

  • Donuts beats trademark owner to .coach

    domainincite.com 10 Sep '14, 9am

    .global a victim of new gTLD launch cluster? .london launch day biggest yet for new gTLDs, but did it miss targets? Donuts beats trademark owner to .coach Uniregistry beats 1-800-FLOWERS.COM to .flowers Russian hackers breaking in to NameCheap accounts .club first new gTLD to sell 100...

  • Uniregistry beats 1-800-FLOWERS.COM to .flowers

    domainincite.com 10 Sep '14, 9am

    .global a victim of new gTLD launch cluster? .london launch day biggest yet for new gTLDs, but did it miss targets? Donuts beats trademark owner to .coach Uniregistry beats 1-800-FLOWERS.COM to .flowers Russian hackers breaking in to NameCheap accounts .club first new gTLD to sell 100...

  • Russian hackers breaking in to NameCheap accounts

    domainincite.com 02 Sep '14, 3pm

    The vast majority of these login attempts have been unsuccessful as the data is incorrect or old and passwords have been changed. As a precaution, we are aggressively blocking the IP addresses that appear to be logging in with the stolen password data. We are also logging these IP add...

  • .club first new gTLD to sell 100,000 domains

    domainincite.com 29 Aug '14, 1pm

    .club first new gTLD to sell 100,000 domains ICANN terminates billion-dollar gTLD applicant over unpaid $3,000 bill GAC kills .indians and two more dot-brands die After $1bn deal, Amazon registers Twitch domains in three gTLDs. Can you guess which three? Radix’s first gTLD landrushes ...

  • ICANN terminates billion-dollar gTLD applicant over unpaid $3,000 bill

    domainincite.com 27 Aug '14, 5pm

    ICANN terminates billion-dollar gTLD applicant over unpaid $3,000 bill GAC kills .indians and two more dot-brands die After $1bn deal, Amazon registers Twitch domains in three gTLDs. Can you guess which three? Radix’s first gTLD landrushes only risk-free if you shop around .hiv’s inno...

  • GAC kills .indians and two more dot-brands die

    domainincite.com 27 Aug '14, 2pm

    ICANN terminates billion-dollar gTLD applicant over unpaid $3,000 bill GAC kills .indians and two more dot-brands die After $1bn deal, Amazon registers Twitch domains in three gTLDs. Can you guess which three? Radix’s first gTLD landrushes only risk-free if you shop around .hiv’s inno...

  • After $1bn deal, Amazon registers Twitch domains in three gTLDs. Can you guess which three?

    domainincite.com 27 Aug '14, 1pm

    ICANN terminates billion-dollar gTLD applicant over unpaid $3,000 bill GAC kills .indians and two more dot-brands die After $1bn deal, Amazon registers Twitch domains in three gTLDs. Can you guess which three? Radix’s first gTLD landrushes only risk-free if you shop around .hiv’s inno...

  • .hiv’s innovative, dangerous business model |

    domainincite.com 25 Aug '14, 4pm

    .hiv’s innovative, dangerous business model Kevin Murphy , August 25, 2014, 16:57:15 (UTC), Domain Registries .hiv, the first charity gTLD, is set to go to general availability at 2pm UTC tomorrow with one of the strangest and riskiest business models of any new gTLD to date. While re...

  • Straat-backed bidder beats Donuts and Afilias to .health

    domainincite.com 21 Aug '14, 2pm

    Straat-backed bidder beats Donuts and Afilias to .health Biggest dot-brand? .realtor to give away half a million domains After slamming the ccNSO, India joins it Panel slaps ICANN in .africa case New gTLD registries increasingly attacking .com Governments to get more power at ICANN Ea...

  • After slamming the ccNSO, India joins it

    domainincite.com 20 Aug '14, 6pm

    After slamming the ccNSO, India joins it Panel slaps ICANN in .africa case New gTLD registries increasingly attacking .com Governments to get more power at ICANN EasyDNS changes take-down policy after man dies Reported mass exodus from .com explained Infosys withdraws dot-brand bids D...

  • Panel slaps ICANN in .africa case

    domainincite.com 18 Aug '14, 2pm

    The need for a compulsory remedy is concretely shown by ICANN’s longstanding failure to implement the provision of the Bylaws and Supplementary Procedures requiring the creation of a standing panel. ICANN has offered no explanation for this failure, which evidences that a self-policin...