Google paid $25,000,001 for the .app gTLD in an auction held last Wednesday (25/2) making it by far the largest amount paid in an auction for a new gTLD string.
Monthly Archives: February 2015
Currently one wouldn’t post to Facebook, Twitter and other social media without hashtags to highlight keywords, at least not if you want the post to be found through searching. From…
Verisign is suing the operator of the .xyz gTLD and its CEO Daniel Negari, the largest of any of the new gTLDs, for “for disparaging .com and allegedly misrepresenting how…
Brief overview:ICANN is seeking community input on the detailed rules (i.e. methodology and processes) for Auctions involving Contention Sets containing Indirect Contention relationships.
Today, ICANN is announcing updates to the “Authorization Process for the Release of Two-Character ASCII Labels” to take into account additional direction from the ICANN Board.
Domain Name Journal has reported its largest sales list ever, but due to DomainNameSales releasing sales for eight months, with over 1,500 sales in the weekly list.
On 10 December 2015 ICANN announced the opening of the nomination period for ICANN‘s 2015 Multistakeholder Ethos Award Program. The nomination period will close on 2 March 2015.
An Auction will be facilitated by Power Auctions LLC on 25 February 2015 to resolve string contention for one new generic Top-level Domain (gTLD) string: APP. Twelve applicants are expected…
This is the second edition of the Middle East DNS Forum (ME DNS), which aims to build on the inaugural forum that took place in Dubai, early 2014.
Partnership aims to strengthen capabilities of ccTLDs, and increase multi-stakeholder participation in the global Internet policymaking process