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Rockefeller Voices Displeasure Over .Sucks
2014-03-13 12:23:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Senator John (Jay) Rockefeller (D-W.V) on Wednesday urged Internet regulators not to move forward with a proposed online neighborhood for website addresses ending in “.sucks.” The senior senator from West Virginia, who is the great-grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and who announced in January that he won’t seek reelection later this year, made it clear that he is no fan of .sucks. In a sharply worded letter the chairman...

2014-02-03 23:24:09

Dubai Forum to examine business opportunities in Domain Name Sector (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 On the 3rd and 4th of February the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) of UAE, ICANN and ISOC will host the Middle East DNS forum in Dubai. The forum will examine business opportunities within the Domain Name Sector and provide participants from governments, ccTLD and gTLD Registries, Registrars, and the broader business community an opportunity to share experiences and best practices....

2014-01-22 23:04:16

100 New Generic Top Level Domains Delegated Into Internet Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division today announced that the number of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) delegated into the Internet’s Root Zone has topped 100. Delegation is one of the final steps before the Registries that control the domains may begin accepting registrations for names that will use the new gTLDs. “There are now almost five times more generic Top-Level Domains than...

2013-10-23 23:01:08

First New Generic Top-Level Domains Delegated Under ICANN's New gTLD Program Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that the first new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) from its New gTLD Program were delegated. This means they were introduced into the Internet's Root Zone, the central authoritative database for the Internet's Domain Name System. As a result, the domain name Registries, the...

2013-08-30 23:00:33

Major Milestone Reached in New Domain Program Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division announced today the conclusion of the Initial Evaluation (IE) phase of the new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) program. More than 1,700 applications have now moved to the next steps in the program. “This is an extraordinary landmark which demonstrates the progress in this program,” said Akram Atallah, President of ICANN’s Generic Domains Division....

Net Addresses Expand Beyond Roman Alphabet
2013-07-15 13:37:08

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the Roman Empire fell in the west in the 5th century, many aspects of it endure to this day - notably its alphabet, on which the English alphabet is based. As English remains the lingua franca for much of the global Internet community, most top-level domains on the Internet have been based on the Roman/English alphabet as well, but that could change. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced this...

2013-07-03 23:03:32

ICANN Board Approves 2013 Registry Agreement Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 ICANN’s New generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) program has reached another milestone with passage of the 2013 Registry Agreement (RA). The new baseline agreement was approved by the New gTLD Program Committee of the ICANN Board of Directors. “New gTLDs are now on the home stretch,” said Chris Disspain, a member of ICANN’s New gTLD Program Committee. “This new Registry Agreement means we’ve...

Amazon’s Proposed Web Names Face Anticompetition Scrutiny
2013-03-11 11:32:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began taking applications for new Internet address endings. As many businesses began vying for their own brand-specific names, one company´s plans in particular are being called into question. Amazon is seeking to claim the “.book,” “.author,” and “.read” name endings, but some organizations feel this move would...

2012-12-19 05:03:23

SKGOLD Hosting, premier Canadian web hosting services provider, announces that customers can now follow ICANN's release of the newest Generic Top Level Domains by using the online watchlist tool directly at the company's website. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 SKGOLD Hosting is pleased to announce that the web hosting company has partnered with eNom to offer customers access to ICANN's newest Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) watchlist. The staff at SKGOLD Hosting is...


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