Big names shunned as Nominet names first registrar council members
Nominet has named the first six members of UK Registrar Advisory Council, and I think it’s fair to say there’s a definite t... - Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:42
As judge freezes assets, is this OnlineNic domain portfolio really worth $70,000?
A California court has frozen the assets of beleaguered Chinese/American registrar OnlineNic, at the behest of Facebook, which is suing... - Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:29
Nominet names new chair, slashes exec pay, promises reforms and more boardroom exits
Nominet has named its new chair as former BT Openworld CEO Andy Green, who has already laid out a suite of measures — including m... - Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:47
Facebook’s war on privacy claims first registrar scalp
China’s oldest accredited registrar says it will shut up shop permanently next week after being sued into the ground by Facebook,... - Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:35
GoDaddy welcomes four porn TLDs
GoDaddy may not have the raunchy public image it once promoted, but it’s now the official registry for tens of thousands of porn-... - Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:58
New gTLD buzz is back again as ICA hosts “second round” webinar
It’s beginning to feel a little like 2011 again. The Internet Commerce Association today said it will host a Zoom webinar next mo... - Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 13:58
Nope, no Seattle meeting for ICANN
ICANN’s planned public meeting in Seattle will have no face-to-face component, the board of directors decided yesterday. In a res... - Friday, July 16, 2021 - 7:10
.org domains could come in seven new languages
Public Interest Registry is planning support for seven more languages in the .org gTLD. The company has asked ICANN for permission to s... - Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 8:22
.com and NameSilo fingered as “most-abused” after numbers rocket
SpamHaus has revealed the most-abused TLDs and registrars in its second-quarter report on botnets. The data shows huge growth in abuse ... - Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 8:7
MMX gets nod to sell 22 gTLDs to GoDaddy
New gTLD registry MMX expects to shortly offload most of its portfolio of strings to GoDaddy Registry after receiving ICANN approvals. ... - Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 7:54
ICANN to hold hybrid meeting in October (not that one)
ICANN said yesterday that is plans to hold a “hybrid” meeting in October with an in-person component. It’s not the Se... - Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 10:43
Cambodia looking at new registry overseer
The Cambodian government is reportedly planning to create a new group to oversee its national ccTLD, .kh. According to The Phnom Penh P... - Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 10:32
Panel hands .sucks squatter a WIN, but encourages action against the registry
A UDRP panel has denied a complaint against .sucks cybersquatter Honey Salt on a technicality, but suggested that aggrieved trademark h... - Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 7:41
Three rivals challenge EURid for .eu contract
Three organizations have emerged to rival EURid for the right to operate the .eu ccTLD. The European Commission has published the list ... - Monday, July 12, 2021 - 15:21
Amazon has started using hard-won .amazon
Amazon has started using its controversial dot-brand gTLD, .amazon. Six domains —,,, kindle.a... - Friday, July 9, 2021 - 8:10

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