domainincite.com Archives - 27 January 2015, Tuesday

  • 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...

  • New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions

    domainincite.com 26 Jan '15, 2pm

    New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions Kevin Murphy , January 26, 2015, 14:58:35 (UTC), Domain Registries ICANN is thinking about expanding its controversial policy on name collisions from new gTLDs to new ccTLDs. The country code Names Supporting Organization has been put on no...

  • Pop-ups boost most-popular new gTLD domains, and it’s not just .xyz any more |

    domainincite.com 26 Jan '15, 2pm

    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...

  • Jeff Neuman quits Neustar for Valideus

    domainincite.com 23 Jan '15, 12pm

    Jeff Neuman quits Neustar for Valideus .gay is gay enough after all? ICANN overturns community panel decision Domain hijacking bug found in Go Daddy NCC buys Open Registry for up to $22.6m — a gTLD registry now owns part of the TMCH ICANN audit claims two more registrar scalps A quart...

  • .gay is gay enough after all? ICANN overturns community panel decision

    domainincite.com 22 Jan '15, 7pm

    Constantine Roussos (.MUSIC) says: January 22, 2015 at 10:23 pm ICANN is finally taking responsibility to do the right thing for community applicants. And for that we thank them. I believe the EIU has done a great job with nearly all of the CPE results except this one. The DotGay deci...

  • hijacking bug found in Go Daddy

    domainincite.com 22 Jan '15, 1pm

    Domain hijacking bug found in Go Daddy Kevin Murphy , January 22, 2015, 13:47:21 (UTC), Domain Registrars Go Daddy has rushed out a fix to a security bug in its web site that could have allowed attackers to steal valuable domain names. Security engineer Dylan Saccomanni found several ...

  • NCC buys Open Registry for up to $22.6m — a gTLD registry now owns part of the TMCH |

    domainincite.com 20 Jan '15, 6pm

    NCC buys Open Registry for up to $22.6m — a gTLD registry now owns part of the TMCH ICANN audit claims two more registrar scalps A quarter of registrar’s names are “illicit pharmacies” .top says Facebook shakedown was just a typo New gTLD extortion? Registry asks Facebook for $35,000 ...

  • ICANN audit claims two more registrar scalps

    domainincite.com 20 Jan '15, 12pm

    ICANN audit claims two more registrar scalps A quarter of registrar’s names are “illicit pharmacies” .top says Facebook shakedown was just a typo New gTLD extortion? Registry asks Facebook for $35,000 to register its brand New gTLD registries talk up marketing plans at NamesCon Seller...

  • A quarter of registrar’s names are “illicit pharmacies” | DomainIncite

    domainincite.com 16 Jan '15, 8pm

    A quarter of registrar’s names are “illicit pharmacies” Kevin Murphy , January 16, 2015, 20:35:23 (UTC), Domain Services One in four of the domain names registered with the registrar NetLynx are linked to current, past or potential future rogue drug sites, according to online pharmacy...

  • .top says Facebook shakedown was just a typo

    domainincite.com 16 Jan '15, 3pm

    .top says Facebook shakedown was just a typo New gTLD extortion? Registry asks Facebook for $35,000 to register its brand New gTLD registries talk up marketing plans at NamesCon Seller’s remorse despite .club leading $1m NamesCon auction .xyz press release yanked for “encouraging cybe...

  • New gTLD extortion? Registry asks Facebook for $35,000 to register its brand

    domainincite.com 16 Jan '15, 4am

    New gTLD extortion? Registry asks Facebook for $35,000 to register its brand Kevin Murphy , January 16, 2015, 04:25:48 (UTC), Domain Registries More Chinese weirdness, or just plain old trademark owner extortion? The registry for the new gTLD .top is asking Facebook to cough up $35,00...

  • New gTLD registries talk up marketing plans at NamesCon

    domainincite.com 15 Jan '15, 5pm

    New gTLD registries talk up marketing plans at NamesCon Kevin Murphy , January 15, 2015, 17:28:10 (UTC), Domain Registries This week’s NamesCon conference here in Las Vegas, which ended yesterday, offered several new domain registries the chance to talk about their efforts past and fu...

  • Seller’s remorse despite .club leading $1m NamesCon auction |

    domainincite.com 14 Jan '15, 8pm

    New gTLD registries talk up marketing plans at NamesCon Seller’s remorse despite .club leading $1m NamesCon auction .xyz press release yanked for “encouraging cybersquatting” Here’s how the new number two new gTLD got so big so quick Vegas.club sells for $100,000 The new massive numbe...

  • The new massive number two new gTLD has me paralyzed with confusion

    domainincite.com 08 Jan '15, 3pm

    .网址 has 352,727 domains in its zone file today, up by about a quarter of a million names since the start of the week. The names all seem to be using knet.cn name servers I don’t think any of them resolve on the web. I tried loads and couldn’t find so much as a parking page. Google is ...

  • .reise is first live new gTLD to hit the auction block

    domainincite.com 07 Jan '15, 9pm

    .reise is first live new gTLD to hit the auction block Fatal timeout? A dozen dot-brands procrastinating to death Afilias cancels $100m London IPO Schilling laughing as Uniregistry beats Google to .lol NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 millio...

  • Fatal timeout? A dozen dot-brands procrastinating to death

    domainincite.com 07 Jan '15, 11am

    Fatal timeout? A dozen dot-brands procrastinating to death Afilias cancels $100m London IPO Schilling laughing as Uniregistry beats Google to .lol NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains .uk suspension problems worse than I thought ...

  • Afilias cancels $100m London IPO

    domainincite.com 06 Jan '15, 2pm

    Afilias cancels $100m London IPO Schilling laughing as Uniregistry beats Google to .lol NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains .uk suspension problems worse than I thought Big registrar dumps .uk — a glimpse of Christmas future? On...

  • Schilling laughing as Uniregistry beats Google to .lol

    domainincite.com 06 Jan '15, 2pm

    Afilias cancels $100m London IPO Schilling laughing as Uniregistry beats Google to .lol NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains .uk suspension problems worse than I thought Big registrar dumps .uk — a glimpse of Christmas future? On...

  • NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular

    domainincite.com 05 Jan '15, 10am

    NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular Kevin Murphy , January 5, 2015, 10:14:03 (UTC), Domain Services NamesCon 2015 is due to kick of in Las Vegas this coming weekend with about 50% more attendees that its inaugural outing last year. Organizers tell me that so far roughly 750 ...

  • New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains

    domainincite.com 02 Jan '15, 9am

    New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains .uk suspension problems worse than I thought Big registrar dumps .uk — a glimpse of Christmas future? One company now owns almost a third of all registrars .baby and .mls fetch over $3 million each Most new gTLDs use NameSentry after Famo...

  • .uk suspension problems worse than I thought

    domainincite.com 31 Dec '14, 10am

    .uk suspension problems worse than I thought Kevin Murphy , December 31, 2014, 10:39:51 (UTC), Domain Registrars Problems validating the addresses of .uk domain registrants, which caused one registrar to dump the TLD entirely, are broader than I reported yesterday. Cronon, which does ...

  • Big registrar dumps .uk — a glimpse of Christmas future? |

    domainincite.com 30 Dec '14, 2pm

    For a .uk domain name, you only need a “service address” in the UK. While that address obviously needs to be valid, it’s the Registrant address that is causing the verification-nightmare. The registrant can have an address outside of the UK. And from our experience, the automated veri...

  • One company now owns almost a third of all registrars

    domainincite.com 30 Dec '14, 10am

    Big registrar dumps .uk — a glimpse of Christmas future? One company now owns almost a third of all registrars .baby and .mls fetch over $3 million each Most new gTLDs use NameSentry after Famous Four signs with Architelos Human glitch lets hackers into ICANN Hotly contested gTLDs up ...

  • .baby and .mls fetch over $3 million each

    domainincite.com 18 Dec '14, 8am

    .baby and .mls fetch over $3 million each Most new gTLDs use NameSentry after Famous Four signs with Architelos Human glitch lets hackers into ICANN Hotly contested gTLDs up for auction tomorrow As .trust opens for sunrise, Artemis dumps .secure bid Last resort gTLD auction loser want...

  • Most new gTLDs use NameSentry after Famous Four signs with Architelos

    domainincite.com 18 Dec '14, 8am

    .baby and .mls fetch over $3 million each Most new gTLDs use NameSentry after Famous Four signs with Architelos Human glitch lets hackers into ICANN Hotly contested gTLDs up for auction tomorrow As .trust opens for sunrise, Artemis dumps .secure bid Last resort gTLD auction loser want...

  • Human glitch lets hackers into ICANN

    domainincite.com 17 Dec '14, 7pm

    The attacker obtained administrative access to all files in the CZDS. This included copies of the zone files in the system, as well as information entered by users such as name, postal address, email address, fax and telephone numbers, username, and password. Although the passwords we...

  • Hotly contested gTLDs up for auction tomorrow

    domainincite.com 16 Dec '14, 2pm

    Hotly contested gTLDs up for auction tomorrow As .trust opens for sunrise, Artemis dumps .secure bid Last resort gTLD auction loser wants share of $5m winning bid First live dot-brand switches back to .com .ceo smartens up in new promo video New .jobs contract based on new gTLD agreem...

  • As .trust opens for sunrise, Artemis dumps .secure bid

    domainincite.com 16 Dec '14, 1pm

    I’ve only reviewed a portion of the policies set forth by Artemis and NCC Group and it appears that they’ve covered all bases to have a gTLD you can actually trust. It looks like they had this in development for some time with how detailed they get with strict guidelines to adhere to....

  • Last resort gTLD auction loser wants share of $5m winning bid

    domainincite.com 10 Dec '14, 11pm

    On the basis that ICANN received such a large amount ($5.175million) for the bidding of this auction it would be fair and equitable for the losing parties to be considered in the distribution of the winning financial bid. We believe that ICANN should review this consideration for losi...

  • First live dot-brand switches back to .com

    domainincite.com 10 Dec '14, 6pm

    Last resort gTLD auction loser wants share of $5m winning bid First live dot-brand switches back to .com .ceo smartens up in new promo video New .jobs contract based on new gTLD agreement .health backer has cop-like takedown powers for all gTLDs in Japan .love won by class action lawy...