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Chris Disspain Looks At The Highlights of 2019 And What His Final Year On The ICANN Board Might Hold - 19 February, 2020, 9:48 am

In the latest Domain Pulse Q&A series looking at the year in review and year ahead, we speak to ICANN board member Chris Disspain. Chris discusses the progress of the...

SIDN Takes Aim At Fake .NL Webshops Taking Down 4,500 In 2019 - 19 February, 2020, 9:19 am

The Dutch ccTLD registry has taken down 4,340 fake webshops with .nl domain names in 2019, SIDN announced Monday. A large proportion of the fraudulent sites were detected using new...

.EU Still Haemorrhaging Registrations Due To Brexit, While Norwegian Registrations Jump By Half In Q4 - 18 February, 2020, 1:24 am

.eu and it’s stablemates ею and .ευ continued to shed domain name registrations as Brexit approached, with total registrations across all 3 TLDs decreasing from 3,617,536 (3,581,478 for .eu) at...

ICANN Considers How To Deal With Cancún Meeting Due To Coronavirus - 18 February, 2020, 12:11 am

ICANN is to hold a conference call this week with ICANN community leaders and representatives to discuss how to deal with issues arising from the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and...

ICANN: Name Collision Analysis Project Study 1 - 15 February, 2020, 4:16 am

Brief Overview Purpose: This Public Comment proceeding seeks input on the draft Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1 report produced by the Office of the CTO. Current Status: The...

GoDaddy Acquires Uniregistry’s Registrar, Marketplace, Brandsight and 350,000 Domain Portfolio - 15 February, 2020, 3:24 am

GoDaddy announced this week it was acquiring Uniregistry’s leading domain registrar and marketplace businesses. The deal is expected to close sometime in the second quarter of 2020. The Uniregistry domain...

Get Ready. Next Week Is Domain Pulse, The Biggest German-Language Domain Name Conference - 13 February, 2020, 5:20 am

The biggest and most important event on the domain name calendar for the German-speaking countries is happening next week in the north Tyrolean city of Innsbruck where a few hundred...

ICA Wants Your Help To Oppose .COM Proposed Fee Increase - 11 February, 2020, 9:00 am

The Internet Commerce Association has developed a tool to make it easy for those opposed to any increase in the .com registry fee to voice their disapproval. On 3 January...

60,000 .EU Registrations Correctly Identified As Malicious By APEWS - 7 February, 2020, 11:22 pm

Since its launch EURid’s Project APEWS – Advanced Prevention and Early Warning System – has correctly detected over 60,000 malicious .eu domain name registrations since January 2018, including just over...

Irish Domain Registrants Swinging From .COM To .IE In 2010s - 7 February, 2020, 10:46 pm

There has been a 10 percentage point increase in the number of .ie domain names hosted in Ireland with half (50%) of all domains hosted within the country now .ie...

A Great Result! Results.com Sells In Big Quarter Million Dollar Plus Sale - 7 February, 2020, 10:05 pm

The sale of results.com for $264,000 has placed it firmly at the top of Domain Name Journal’s year-to-date sales chart as well as the weekly chart for the week ending...

What Happens To A Brand With A .BRAND When They Change Their Company Name Asks Afnic’s Loïc Damilaville - 6 February, 2020, 11:44 pm

What happens when a Brand changes its company name, which has a .brand new gTLD, such as through a takeover, merger or just a name change? There’s currently no quick...

Branding And Accessibility Are Areas For CIRA And Industry To Address, While Slowing Market Is A Concern: CIRA - 5 February, 2020, 2:17 am

Branding is one of the top-level domain industry’s greatest strengths, and more should be made of it is one of the key observations in this latest Q&A with David Fowler,...

200 Million New IPv4 Addresses to Enter Market: What to Expect? : Heficed - 31 January, 2020, 3:14 pm

At the end of 2019, the US government passed a new bill authorising the Department of Defence to sell around 200 million Internet Protocol 4th version addresses. Several blocks of...

.XYZ Gains Rights To 5 More New gTLDs, Making A Total Of 17 - 30 January, 2020, 3:52 pm

The XYZ Registry announced this week they’ve acquired 5 more new gTLDs taking their tally of new gTLDs to 17. These 5 new gTLDs will become available to the public...