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Efty Teams Up With Payoneer To Add Safe And Secure Escrow Transactions - 6 April, 2017, 9:35 pm

Efty has announced they’ve partnered with global payments company Payoneer to add secure, licensed and global domain name transactions to the Efty platform through its escrow services. To celebrate the...

Rightside Publishes List of 106 of Their Biggest New gTLD Sales - 6 April, 2017, 9:20 pm

Rightside have published a list of every Platinum and Premium domain name sale above $10,000 they’re allowed to publicly reveal, the largest being video.games for $183,000. Rightside operates 40 new...

MMX Sees One Million .VIP Registrations By End of 2017 On Back of Strong Chinese Demand - 5 April, 2017, 9:53 pm

Demand from Chinese investors in new gTLDs remains strong and is largely responsible for the recent 200,000 new registrations in .vip, valued at $1.3 million, the registry MMX (Minds +...

Domaining Europe Conference to Feature Whiskey.com In Undeveloped Auction - 5 April, 2017, 8:52 pm

The upcoming Domaining Europe conference is set to see some big domain names up for auction, including whiskey.com and gastronomy.com. The whiskey.com domain name is set to go for a...

ICANN Releases Results of ICANN58 Survey - 4 April, 2017, 2:03 pm

On 3 April 2017, ICANN published the findings of the ICANN58 Community Forum survey. At the end of every ICANN Public Meeting, we ask participants to rate the sessions, facilities,...

UK Child Protection Agency Finds 5 TLDs Account For 80% of Child Porn - 3 April, 2017, 7:30 pm

Five top level domains accounted for 80% of all webpages identified as containing child sexual abuse images and videos, according to the 2016 annual report from the UK’s online reporting...

ICANN: Proposed Fundamentals Bylaws Changes to Move the Board Governance Committee’s Reconsideration Process Responsibilities to Another Board Committee - 3 April, 2017, 7:15 pm

Brief Overview ICANN is posting for public comment proposed Fundamental Bylaws revisions that would move the Board Governance Committee’s (BGC) responsibilities for the Reconsideration process as set forth under Article...

.ORG Domain Tops Chart in Week With No 6-Figure Sales - 3 April, 2017, 7:08 pm

There was only one domain name sale above $20,000 in a quiet week for big sales, and that allowed a non-.com domain name to top the weekly chart, with riseup.org...

ICANN Hires Domain Name Policy Expert to Head Engagement in China - 3 April, 2017, 7:06 pm

ICANN last week announced that Jian-Chuan Zhang has been appointed as the Head of China and will join the organization on 17 April 2017. Zhang will replace his predecessor Song...

ICANN: Join our webinar on Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Draft Report - 30 March, 2017, 1:00 pm

On Monday, 3 April 2017, join the Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) for one of two webinars on its Draft Report and Recommendations. This webinar provides...

.AFRICA Announce Launch Schedule With Sunrise Commencing on 4 April - 29 March, 2017, 11:45 pm

It took a couple of years to wind its way through the courts, and the vanquished DotConnect Africa hasn’t given up yet, but ICANN has delegated the right to operate...

Berlin Now Has One Million .DE Domains As .DE Growth Rate Declines - 29 March, 2017, 10:50 pm

The German capital of Berlin passed the one million .de domain name registrations in 2016, with 1,006,806 domains registered to its inhabitants at the end of the year, ahead of...

Boston Ivy Slashes Registry Fee For 4 Of Its New gTLDs By Up To 97% - 24 March, 2017, 8:15 pm

Boston Ivy is slashing the registry fee for 4 of its 6 new gTLDs by up to 97% in a bid to boost registrations. The Boston Ivy new generic Top...

Neustar Research Reveals 92% of UK Organisations Unaware of Impact DNS is having on Internet Users - 24 March, 2017, 8:03 pm

[news release] Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today [22 March] released findings from new research into how UK businesses are provisioning domain name system (DNS)...

.RU/.РФ Domains Registry Fee Increasing By 71% In July - 24 March, 2017, 7:44 pm

The registry fee for .RU and .РФ domain names is increasing to 120 rubles from the current 70 rubles, an increase of 71%, the registry, the Coordination Center for TLD...