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2014-03-12 23:27:41

planet.ECO® Makes Final 4 as MVP Emmit McHenry, Founder of Network Solutions Joins Team Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 planet.ECO® has successfully completed an extended and detailed evaluation by ICANN (Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers), as it continues its quest against its 3 competitors to be designated as the .ECO Registry, functioning similar to the .COM Registry owned by VeriSign. The company’s mission, in part, is to create a multifaceted...

2014-03-04 08:36:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University have released an innovative proposal to resolve the 15-year controversy over the United States government's special relationship to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130912/MM78947LOGO The proposal, which involves removing root zone management functions from ICANN and creating an...

2014-03-04 04:23:07

BEIJING, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's leading brand protection expert - Brandma.Co Ltd. (www.brandma.co), officially announced the appointment of Mr. Charlie Wang as the Chief Operating Officer. A well-known and reputable industry veteran, Mr. Wang was the former vice president of HiChina (www.net.cn, part of Alibaba Group), the largest domain name registrar and hosting provider in China. Mr. Wang brings in his vast experiences and knowledge in corporate brand and domain...

2014-02-28 23:22:31

TheNewDots.guru founder Tom Gilles, owner of trademark rights to 'New Dots' for domain registration services renounces his claim to rights in favor of general public awareness of new web address extensions. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 New TLD-Vangelist Tom 'Notcom Tom' Gilles is publicly renouncing his claim to the exclusive right to use the phrase 'New Dots' in the context of top-level domain names. "New Dots are for the world, not any one person...

2014-02-25 20:22:01

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moving one step closer to providing consumers worldwide with an easy way to identify safe online pharmacies and resources, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) has been deemed eligible to enter contract negotiations with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to own and operate the .pharmacy domain suffix. The new .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) will be available...

2014-02-24 23:23:26

co.com Registry launched its 30-day TM Sunrise Period for trademark holders today, Monday, February 24th. During the Sunrise Period, qualified trademark holders have the first opportunity to register the exact match of their trademark, before .co.com opens to the public. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 co.com LLC launched its 30-day TM Sunrise Period for trademark holders today, Monday, February 24th. During the Sunrise Period, qualified trademark holders have the first...

2014-02-19 23:03:29

NameJet.com is partnering with Top Level Design, LLC, to bring the new gTLD .wiki to the domain name marketplace. NameJet will oversee the Sunrise and Landrush auctions and help with future premium auctions. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Top Level Design, LLC, the applicant for the new top level domain .wiki, has selected NameJet, the leading domain name auction platform, to operate the sunrise and landrush auctions and help with future premium auctions. NameJet provides .wiki...

2014-02-12 08:36:17

What Happens in Vegas will Soon Be Everywhere on the Internet LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owning a .Vegas digital address will soon be a reality for anyone in the world with the recent finalization of the contract between the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Dot Vegas, Inc. The contract solidifies the Las Vegas, Nevada-based company as the registry and operator of the .Vegas top-level domain (TLD) that will put Las Vegas on the digital map in a big...

2014-02-10 23:02:11

Award-winning domain registrar and web host Namecheap is pleased to announce that their third annual MoveYourDomain Day has scored a great victory for internet freedom. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Award-winning domain registrar and web host Namecheap is pleased to announce that their third annual MoveYourDomain Day has scored a great victory for internet freedom. On MoveYourDomain Day 2014 – February 5, 2014 – Namecheap customers transferred a total of 27,675 domains and...

2014-02-10 23:00:04

Fadi Chehadé to reaffirm organization’s commitment to Chinese stakeholders (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer Fadi Chehadé has arrived in Beijing for several days of meetings with leaders of China’s Internet and telecommunications community. Chehadé will confer with several Chinese government agencies and representatives from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), the Internet Society of China (ISC) ,the China Academy...


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Top Level Domain
2013-02-09 10:00:20

Image Credit: Photos.com The top-level domain (TLD) refers to the highest level in the Domain Name System of the internet. It is the last part of the domain name. For example, in www.example.com,  .com is the TLD. Domain names are not case sensitive so .COM works the same as .com. The management of most TLDs are assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which operates the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and maintains the DNS root zone. The...

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