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1: new post   "ICANN Conference Bears Much Fruit"
"ICANN officials ended a week-long marathon of meetings in Brazil on Dec. 8 that produced a number of results, including ICANN's first ever Regional At Large Organization, the approval of the three registry agreements and the birth of the dot-asia top level domain."
Dec 12, 2006
2: new post   .EU Domain registration opens Friday 7th April
"From Friday, any organisation or individual wanting to apply for a new .eu domain name will be able to do so. On 7 April the domain will open for registration to the public, with names available on a first-come, first-served basis."
Apr 5, 2006
3: new post   .X X X Domains Go On General Sale Today
The controversial domain name .x x x goes on general sale from 16:00 GMT, as legal efforts continue to scupper it.
Dec 6, 2011
4: new post   .com and .net Fees Set To Rise In October
"Fees for using two of the most common suffixes for Internet addresses are going up for a second consecutive year."
Apr 3, 2008
5: new post   .eu EURid Landrush II - June 7th 2006
May 25, 2006
6: new post   .eu domain names due at the start of 2006
"BRUSSELS (AFP) - Companies, institutions and citizens will be able to use .eu in internet addresses starting at the beginning of 2006, the European Union (EU)'s executive arm said. "
Apr 21, 2005
7: new post   .eu passes 2 million names mark
July 11, 2006
8: new post   .info Domains: The Undervalued .com?
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the next step for a TLD beyond .com"
June 5, 2007
9: new post   .info, .biz or .us Top Level Domains
Which of the new TLDs are winning?
July 20, 2004
10: new post   .ru Registration To Require Legal Papers From April 1
"In a bid to cut down on fraud and inappropriate content, the organization responsible for administering Russia's .ru top-level domain names is tightening its procedures."
Mar 23, 2010
11: new post   .tel Domains Landrush From February 3rd
"domain registry Telnic will be charging a premium price during the landrush period to discourage domain name speculators and cyber-squatters,"
Feb 2, 2009
12: new post   100 Million DotCOM Domains
The .com TLD has broken the 100 Million active .com domains barrier.
Feb 1, 2012
13: new post   2008 Domain Strategy; Time to Let Them Expire!
"The economic downturn is creating domain aftermarket buying oppotunities, just like 2002-2003, following the Dot Com bubble."
June 2, 2008
14: new post   Addicted To Buying Good Domain Names
"With the pricing available right now for domain names it is fairly easy to get caught up in this addiction. You won't believe how many neat domains are still unregistered, especially two keyword domains..."
Sept 1, 2004
15: new post   Adult Companies Sue ICANN Over . X X X
...the creation of the .X X X TLD forces owners of trademarks and domain names to purchase expensive 'defensive registration' from ICM to prevent cyber-squatters from exploiting those names in .X X X.
Nov 22, 2011
16: new post   Afilias Propose Release of Premier .info Domains
"Afilias have just submitted an application for a New Registry Service, to be allowed to allocate domains to qualified people who will enhance the .INFO brand."
Aug 29, 2008
17: new post   Are Most People Familiar with .org Internationally
Interesting discussion around the classic Top Level Domain questions; "Is .org familiar to most internet users internationally? And do they generally know what it's intended to represent?"
July 22, 2009
18: new post   Are They Monitoring Your WhoIs Queries?
"One of my clients e-mailed me earlier this week about registering a domain name. I checked on the domain and it was available, so I e-mailed the client back. Today, my client finally sent me the approval to register the domain, but when I checked today, it had been registered by a domain name reseller."
Nov 8, 2006
19: new post   Automattic, aka WordPress.com, Acquires WP.com
"Does a brand like WordPress really need or benefit from having WP.com?"
Apr 27, 2009
20: new post   Best Way to Package and Sell Domains
Aug 29, 2009
21: new post   Between Registrar and Host Who Does What?
A basic domain question about how DNS, Registrars and your web host work together to resolve your site.
Oct 25, 2002
22: new post   Big Business Wants To Take My Domain Name
"WebmasterWorld members discuss issues arising when the domain name holder has a name similar to the name of a big business. Who has the right to that name, and how will it be decided?"
Oct 8, 2007
23: new post   Blogster Blog Host Sold for $100,000
Jan 3, 2006
24: new post   Bodog.com Name Frozen
"This is the result of a legal dispute over the ownership of the Bodog.com domain name."
Aug 29, 2007
25: new post   Brewer Disputes With Real Sam Adams
"The Boston brewers of Sam Adams beer objected when they learned that a mayoral campaign here included Web sites invoking the name of their product."
Oct 29, 2007
26: new post   Building Websites for the .Mobi Internet
"Can anyone point me to where to get information as to the .mobi criteria for building a .mobi site?"
Nov 5, 2006
27: new post   Business.com sold for $340 million - $360 million
"Telephone-directory company R.H. Donnelley Corp. clinched a deal for Web-based marketing directory Business.com Inc. for between $340 million and $360 million,"
July 26, 2007
28: new post   Canadian "Yellow Pages Group" Goes on Generic .CA Domain Buying Spree
"Phone directory giant Yellow Pages Group surprised the Canadian Internet industry by announcing it had spent $2.5 million for 389 "domain names" owned by Maxymych's Montreal-based firm, Emall.ca. The prize list includes maps.ca, autos.ca and attorneys.ca, all specific categories that Yellow Pages will use to expand the reach of its online directory business. "
May 17, 2006
29: new post   Canadian Domain Name (.ca) Changes Pre-Planned Privacy Policy
June 14, 2008
30: new post   Canon Decides To Acquire .canon tld
"Is this a marketing ploy, or just good sense."
Mar 24, 2010
31: new post   Co-Cybersquatting: Domain Registrar Operates a Domain Parking Company
There's an interesting update about a lawsuit brought by Verizon against domain registrar Above.com, a registrar that also operates a domain parking/monetization company.[br][br]Judge refuses to dismiss a big money (penalties/fees) anti-cybersquatting law damages claim against Above.com.
July 18, 2011
32: new post   Competitors In Bids To Control .eco
"Rival environmental groups are lining up supporters to try to take control of a new net domain aimed at green groups."
Aug 10, 2009
33: new post   Cybersquatter Ordered To Pay Verizon $33 Million
"A federal court in California has upheld a massive $33.15m penalty against a cybersquatting domain aggregator that registered hundreds of websites mimicking Verizon's name and trademarks."
Sept 1, 2009
34: new post   Cybersquatter To Pay Verizon $33 Million
"A federal court in California has upheld a massive $33.15m penalty against a cybersquatting domain aggregator that registered hundreds of websites mimicking Verizon's name and trademarks."
Aug 27, 2009
35: new post   Cybersquatting Amidst Bank Mergers
"Internet addresses corresponding to recent bank mergers are already being hoarded and sold online."
Sept 18, 2008
36: new post   DNS Update Frequency to Increase Dramatically
Verisign will increase the number of root server updates from 2 per day to 30 per minute.
July 12, 2004
37: new post   Defensive Domain Registration : Protecting Your Domain Registration and Operability
In the wake of the RegisterFly mess, "This is a good time to point-out what YOU can do to protect YOUR domains."
Mar 20, 2007
38: new post   Dell Targets Cybersquatters In Court
"Personal computer giant Dell Inc. is pursuing a major "cybersquatting" lawsuit against several companies that buy and sell Web site addresses, alleging that the entities earned millions of dollars from Internet traffic intended for Dell and dozens of other Fortune 500 companies."
Nov 29, 2007
39: new post   DirectI Suspends 175,000 Domains for Abuse
Oct 24, 2008
40: new post   Do Companies Register Test Domain Name Whois Look Ups?
"... Recently there have been a few big players that have been registering everything under the sun on a traffic test basis for a few days then cancelling the registrations that don't show traffic promise."
Dec 27, 2005
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