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Europeans Anywhere Able To Register .EU Domains From 2019 - 9 December, 2018, 11:41 pm

Citizens of the European Union no matter where they reside in the world will be able to register .eu domain names in 2019, according to new rules announced on 5...

As Global Domain Name Registrations Slowly Rise, .NET Slides and New gTLDs Growing: Verisign - 7 December, 2018, 8:11 pm

Globally domain name registrations grew to approximately 342.4 million at the end of the third quarter of 2018, an increase of approximately 2.6 million, or 0.8%, compared to the second...

PIR Announces Jonathon Nevett As New CEO - 6 December, 2018, 2:27 pm

Public Interest Registry has announced Jonathon Nevett will commence as their new CEO on 17 December, replacing Brian Cute who resigned in May. Nevett, a Donuts co-founder, himself recently stepped...

PIR Calls For Board Nominations - 4 December, 2018, 3:58 pm

The Public Interest Registry (PIR), who operates a number of gTLDs including .org, ngo and .ong and associated internationalised domain names, has begun accepting nominations for their Board of Directors....

NameJet Now Wholly Owned By Web.com - 4 December, 2018, 3:28 pm

The Web.com Group has announced it has acquired from Tucows all remaining interest in the domain name aftermarket platform, NameJet. With this transaction, Web.com now owns two of the top...

DENIC Wins Domains Award At eco://award 2018 With Data Escrow Service - 3 December, 2018, 10:49 pm

DENIC, the .de ccTLD manager, has won the Domains category at the 17th annual eco://award held in Cologne’s Wolkenburg on 28 November. DENIC won for their Data Escrow Service –...

Efty Streamlines Checkout Process With New Escrow.com Integration - 3 December, 2018, 10:08 pm

To further streamline its payment processes, Efty has integrated the recently introduced Escrow.com Platform application programming interface (API) into its online payment processes for buyers and sellers of domain names...

ICANN Announces Extension of the Public Comment for the CCT Final Report - 30 November, 2018, 10:03 pm

The deadline to submit comments on the Final Report [PDF, 4.89 MB] of the Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice (CCT) Review Team has been extended until Tuesday, 11 December...

DotCoop Gets .COOP For 10 More Years - 30 November, 2018, 9:52 pm

DotCoop has announced ICANN extended the contract for the .coop top level domain on 16 November to allow them to continue managing the TLD for the cooperative movement for the...

MK.COM Sold In Big $700,000 Sale - 30 November, 2018, 9:32 pm

Last week it was a short 2 character .de domain name topping the weekly charts, this week it was a 2 character .com domain name in a big $700,000 sale....

ICANN Extends New gTLD Auctions Proceeds Comment Period As Majority Support Global Awareness Fund - 28 November, 2018, 11:19 pm

ICANN has extended the public comment period for the Initial Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross-Community Working Group by 2 weeks to 11 December 2018. To date there...

DNS Belgium To Begin Taking Fraudulent .BE Websites Offline Within 24 Hours - 28 November, 2018, 10:48 pm

In its fight against fraudulent websites, DNS Belgium, in partnership with the FPS Economy, will begin suspending .be domain names that are used with fraudulent websites within one day of...

Why Cover Spent $825,000 Buying COVER.COM And Why It’s Not For All Start-Ups - 28 November, 2018, 10:31 pm

Technology company and US-wide licensed insurance brokerage firm Cover recently spent $825,000 buying the domain name cover.com. The company has a number of apps that help customers get the most...

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 4 (MSR-4) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR) - 28 November, 2018, 9:46 pm

Brief Overview Purpose: ICANN is releasing for public comment version 4 of the Maximal Starting Repertoire (MSR-4: HTML, XML). This version is upwardly compatible with MSR-3 and adds three code...

ICANN: ccNSO Review Survey Available for Community Input - 28 November, 2018, 9:41 pm

Meridian Institute, the independent examiner conducting the second review of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO), has published a survey for community input. Click here to take the survey...