domainincite.com Archives - 22 August 2014, Friday

  • 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...

  • New gTLD registries increasingly attacking .com

    domainincite.com 18 Aug '14, 10am

    It adds nothing to an identity. Except perhaps to say, “I’m on the Internet somewhere.” .COM is “1999″ — not “today,” and definitely not the future. New .COM registrations are extraordinarily long and much less meaningful when compared to a new registration in a new gTLD. And with its...

  • Governments to get more power at ICANN

    domainincite.com 18 Aug '14, 10am

    Governments to get more power at ICANN Kevin Murphy , August 18, 2014, 10:31:50 (UTC), Domain Policy Governments are to get more power to influence ICANN’s board of directors. Under a proposal launched late Friday, ICANN plans to make it harder for the board to reject the often-contro...

  • EasyDNS changes take-down policy after man dies

    domainincite.com 15 Aug '14, 1pm

    [I]n one case we have people allegedly pirating Honey Boo Boo reruns and on the other we have people dying. We don’t know where exactly, but the line goes somewhere in between there. We have always done summary takedowns on net abuse issues, spam, botnets, malware etc. It seems reason...

  • Just blogged: Reported mass exodus from .com explained #icann #newgtlds

    Reported mass exodus from .com explained

    domainincite.com 15 Aug '14, 11am

    EasyDNS changes take-down policy after man dies Reported mass exodus from .com explained Infosys withdraws dot-brand bids Donuts wins .ltd gTLD contest Verisign: 41% of new gTLD sites are parked Momentum cancels dot-brand conference Demand Media spins off Rightside Dublin picked for I...

  • Infosys withdraws dot-brand bids

    domainincite.com 15 Aug '14, 10am

    EasyDNS changes take-down policy after man dies Reported mass exodus from .com explained Infosys withdraws dot-brand bids Donuts wins .ltd gTLD contest Verisign: 41% of new gTLD sites are parked Momentum cancels dot-brand conference Demand Media spins off Rightside Dublin picked for I...

  • Donuts wins .ltd gTLD contest

    domainincite.com 15 Aug '14, 10am

    EasyDNS changes take-down policy after man dies Reported mass exodus from .com explained Infosys withdraws dot-brand bids Donuts wins .ltd gTLD contest Verisign: 41% of new gTLD sites are parked Momentum cancels dot-brand conference Demand Media spins off Rightside Dublin picked for I...

  • Verisign: 41% of new gTLD sites are parked

    domainincite.com 13 Aug '14, 9am

    Verisign: 41% of new gTLD sites are parked Kevin Murphy , August 13, 2014, 09:42:57 (UTC), Domain Registries As much as 41% of domains registered in new gTLDs are parked with pay-per-click advertising, according to research carried out by Verisign. That works out to over 540,000 domai...

  • Momentum cancels dot-brand conference

    domainincite.com 11 Aug '14, 6pm

    Momentum cancels dot-brand conference Demand Media spins off Rightside Dublin picked for ICANN 54 Two more years! Chehade stays at ICANN with $100,000 pay raise Terror victims try to seize five ccTLDs Google beats Microsoft to .docs ICM buys .sex for up to $3 million Crazy housing mar...

  • Demand Media spins off Rightside

    domainincite.com 05 Aug '14, 3pm

    Demand Media spins off Rightside Dublin picked for ICANN 54 Two more years! Chehade stays at ICANN with $100,000 pay raise Terror victims try to seize five ccTLDs Google beats Microsoft to .docs ICM buys .sex for up to $3 million Crazy housing market reflected in .london landrush Amaz...

  • Dublin picked for ICANN 54

    domainincite.com 05 Aug '14, 1pm

    Kevin Murphy , August 5, 2014, 13:25:41 (UTC), Domain Policy ICANN had selected Dublin to play host to its 54th public meeting, which will be held in October next year. According to a blog post from Michele Neylon, CEO of Irish registrar Blacknight, the venue will be the imaginatively...

  • Two more years! Chehade stays at ICANN with $100,000 pay raise

    domainincite.com 05 Aug '14, 12pm

    Two more years! Chehade stays at ICANN with $100,000 pay raise Terror victims try to seize five ccTLDs Google beats Microsoft to .docs ICM buys .sex for up to $3 million Crazy housing market reflected in .london landrush Amazon and Google deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others NYC pi...

  • Terror victims try to seize five ccTLDs

    domainincite.com 30 Jul '14, 2pm

    First, a ccTLD simply is not “property” subject to attachment. Second, although operating for the benefit of the people of Iran, Syria and North Korea, respectively, the relevant ccTLDs are not “owned” by the defendants or anyone else, for that matter. Third, the .IR, .SY and .KP ccTL...

  • Google beats Microsoft to .docs

    domainincite.com 30 Jul '14, 10am

    Terror victims try to seize five ccTLDs Google beats Microsoft to .docs ICM buys .sex for up to $3 million Crazy housing market reflected in .london landrush Amazon and Google deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others NYC picks Panama registrar for reserved names ICANN looking for chief...

  • ICM buys .sex for up to $3 million

    domainincite.com 30 Jul '14, 10am

    Terror victims try to seize five ccTLDs Google beats Microsoft to .docs ICM buys .sex for up to $3 million Crazy housing market reflected in .london landrush Amazon and Google deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others NYC picks Panama registrar for reserved names ICANN looking for chief...

  • Crazy housing market reflected in .london landrush

    domainincite.com 28 Jul '14, 10am

    Crazy housing market reflected in .london landrush Kevin Murphy , July 28, 2014, 10:00:30 (UTC), Domain Registries The world’s insatiable appetite for property in London is being reflected in applications for domain names during .london’s landrush, according to the registry. Just a fe...

  • Amazon and Google deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others

    domainincite.com 26 Jul '14, 10am

    Amazon and Google deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others Kevin Murphy , July 26, 2014, 10:59:04 (UTC), Domain Registries Google and Amazon have started making deals to settle their new gTLD contention sets. Google won three contention sets against Amazon this week, judging by the lat...

  • NYC picks Panama registrar for reserved names

    domainincite.com 24 Jul '14, 12pm

    NYC picks Panama registrar for reserved names ICANN looking for chief registrant advocate (but there’s a catch) ccTLD anger over IANA group “capture” Domain “slammer” finally gets suspended by ICANN .tk passes 25 million domains That’s all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved Dot-brand...

  • ICANN looking for chief registrant advocate (but there’s a catch) |

    domainincite.com 23 Jul '14, 2pm

    ICANN looking for chief registrant advocate (but there’s a catch) Kevin Murphy , July 23, 2014, 14:11:02 (UTC), Domain Policy ICANN is looking for a Registrant Services Director — somebody to advocate for the rights of registrants within the organization. It’s a paid staff position, r...

  • ccTLD anger over IANA group “capture” |

    domainincite.com 23 Jul '14, 11am

    Given the criteria we had to balance, there were no ‘reserved’ seats for any one group. The fact is four seats only allowed us to ensure some – not all – of the criteria were met. The discussion was difficult and the outcome was not unanimous. We did, however, reach consensus. In pari...

  • “slammer” finally gets suspended by ICANN | DomainIncite

    domainincite.com 21 Jul '14, 3pm

    Since at least 2009, ICANN has received numerous complaints from Registered Name Holders, registrars, and various ICANN Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees regarding the business solicitation practices of Brandon Gray’s resellers. Such practices were not specifically proh...

  • .tk passes 25 million domains

    domainincite.com 21 Jul '14, 12pm

    That’s all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved Dot-brands get another year to sign ICANN contract New domain scam? ICANN issues vague warning Track all the popular new gTLD domains on DI .moscow beats .москва 22-to-1 in sunrise The top 35 most-popular new gTLD sites .co.com launch com...

  • That’s all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved |

    domainincite.com 21 Jul '14, 11am

    That’s all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved Dot-brands get another year to sign ICANN contract New domain scam? ICANN issues vague warning Track all the popular new gTLD domains on DI .moscow beats .москва 22-to-1 in sunrise The top 35 most-popular new gTLD sites .co.com launch com...

  • Dot-brands get another year to sign ICANN contract

    domainincite.com 16 Jul '14, 1pm

    Dot-brands get another year to sign ICANN contract Kevin Murphy , July 16, 2014, 13:22:12 (UTC), Domain Registries ICANN has offered dot-brand gTLD applicants the ability to delay the signing of their Registry Agreements until July 29, 2015, nine months later than under the former pro...

  • Update: ICANN has published examples of those bogus certificates. #icann #newgtlds

    New domain scam? ICANN issues vague warning

    domainincite.com 16 Jul '14, 1pm

    It has been brought to ICANN’s attention that some online entities have attempted to sell fraudulent “certificates”, which they claim are required to protect generic top-level domain names. The perpetuators of this scam threaten registrants on the protection service with the objective...

  • Track all the popular new gTLD domains on DI

    Track all the popular new gTLD domains on DI

    domainincite.com 15 Jul '14, 12pm

    Track all the popular new gTLD domains on DI .moscow beats .москва 22-to-1 in sunrise The top 35 most-popular new gTLD sites .co.com launch compares well to new gTLDs Momentum offers free new gTLD show passes ICM scraps free .xxx porn star offer, starts new one Slow start for .christm...

  • .moscow beats .москва 22-to-1 in sunrise | DomainIncite

    domainincite.com 14 Jul '14, 4pm

    .moscow beats .москва 22-to-1 in sunrise Kevin Murphy , July 14, 2014, 16:18:19 (UTC), Domain Registries The concurrent sunrise periods of .moscow and .москва have unsurprisingly seen the Latin-script new gTLD trounce the Cyrillic version. There were 154 registrations in .moscow, acco...

  • The top 35 most-popular new gTLD sites

    domainincite.com 14 Jul '14, 1pm

    The top 35 most-popular new gTLD sites .co.com launch compares well to new gTLDs Momentum offers free new gTLD show passes ICM scraps free .xxx porn star offer, starts new one Slow start for .christmas with under 500 sales Pinyin to beat IDN? .wang ready to overtake .在线 Almost half of...