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Proposed FY19 Operating Plan and Budget for ICANN Board Adoption Published - 22 May, 2018, 7:21 pm

Today [21 May], ICANN published the proposed FY19 Operating Plan and Budget, and Five-Year Operating Plan update, after the review of public comments. In addition, the ICANN organization and Board...

National Association of Realtors to Launch .REALESTATE TLD - 22 May, 2018, 6:56 pm

The National Association of Realtors® will be launching a new top level domain, .realestate, later this year. The new domain extension is scheduled to be available in September for members...

DomainsBot and Open-i Advisors White Paper On Optimising Domain Name Data - 22 May, 2018, 2:53 pm

How do you use your domain name data more effectively? That’s a question DomainsBot and Open-i Advisors have sought to answer with a recently released white paper. Based on their...

DomainTools Webinar on 22 May: Introducing Iris 3.0 - 22 May, 2018, 12:28 pm

As the threat landscape continues to change, and with more advanced attackers than ever, security teams need all the help they can get to more effectively prevent, detect and respond...

It’s a BetterFuture.com In $65,000 Sale To Top Weekly Chart - 22 May, 2018, 12:05 pm

The betterfuture.com domain name topped the weekly chart in a $65,000 sale through DomainMarket to top the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 15...

ICANN Finally Approves Temporary Specification To Comply With EU’s GDPR, With 7 Days To Spare - 18 May, 2018, 10:03 pm

It was adopted on 14 April 2016 and after a 2-year transition period it becomes enforceable on 25 May 2018. Yet despite this timeframe, ICANN only approved a Temporary Specification...

nic.at Introduces Changes To Whois Data Collected To Comply With GDPR - 18 May, 2018, 7:32 pm

A week before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May, the Austrian ccTLD registry nic.at has introduced changes to its Whois policy as...

ICANN Consults on Plan to Allow Verisign to Auction O.COM - 16 May, 2018, 10:19 pm

Following getting the approval of the Justice Department to release the o.com, ICANN is now consulting on the best method to auction off the domain name. It’s possible that following...

ICANN Webinar on Proposed Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Scheduled - 16 May, 2018, 9:21 pm

ICANN invites the community to participate in a webinar on the proposed Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data, to be held from 09:15-10:30 Pacific Daylight Time (16:15-17:30 UTC) on 15...

ICANN Announces DENIC eG as New ICANN-Designated Agent to Support Registrar Data Escrow Services - 16 May, 2018, 9:12 pm

ICANN today (15 May) announced it has entered into an agreement with DENIC eG as an ICANN-designated agent to support Registrar Data Escrow (RDE) services on the ICANN organization’s behalf....

Biggest Non .COM Sale in 2018 Sells For $500,300 - 16 May, 2018, 8:58 pm

It was the year-to-date’s biggest sale of a new gTLD domain name and non-.com domain name – the sale of vacation.rentals for $500,300 through Uniregistry. It’s also the fifth biggest...

ICANN and PTI Publish U.S. Tax Returns for FY17 - 16 May, 2018, 12:59 pm

ICANN and Public Technical Identifiers (PTI) published their U.S. tax returns (Form 990) for the fiscal year ending 30 June 2017. This is the first time that the recently created...

Public Interest Registry joins the Internet Watch Foundation - 15 May, 2018, 1:43 pm

Public Interest Registry has joined the Internet Watch Foundation as a Member, in a move which reinforces its commitment to protecting billions of internet users and the child victims of...

Happy Birthday! .CLUB Celebrates 4 Years of Amazing Websites! - 14 May, 2018, 7:25 pm

Four years ago on 7 May 2014 the .club gTLD launched its general availability. The launch happened with much fanfare, including a big party in New York City featuring international...

DENIC Splits Non-Member Operations From Core .DE Registry - 14 May, 2018, 6:58 pm

The German ccTLD registry DENIC is to split its non-member business areas from its core business of running the .de registry, the organisation announced last Friday. The change is happening...