The politics of internet domain names and the case of .amazon
American Enterprise Institute
ICANN's original mission was to manage the technical coordination of generic top-level domains like .com, .net, and .org, the unique identifiers that direct traffic on the internet through the Domain Name System (DNS). But however limited ICANN's ...
CentralNic secures contract to support 14 new Top-Level DomainsRealWire (press release)

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ZDNet

'First come first served' may be inappropriate for direct domain registration
ZDNet
"The basic rule about domain names is ... if you want a domain name, you see if no-one else has got it, and if no-one else has got it then you're entitled to register that domain name and use it, provided you're not infringing someone's intellectual ...



11 end user domain name sales from the past week
Domain Name Wire
Many of Sedo's domain name sales from the past week are still in escrow or are using Whois privacy, so I have a limited list of end-user sales for this week. The usual trend applies: companies that own a domain in one extension picking up the same ...



Popular ccTLDs for Domain Name Disputes
CircleID
As I've written before, the registry operators for many country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) have adopted the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) or a variation of it, while other ccTLDs have crafted their own dispute policies, or ...



NAIJ.COM

Best web hosting in Nigeria in 2017
NAIJ.COM
However, without proper hosting, you can find yourself waiting for the servers to go up for days. Luckily for you, we've prepared a list of the best web hosting services in Nigeria! If you want to find out which option is perfect for you, continue ...

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Domain Name Wire

Oh, zero click, when will you be cleaned up?
Domain Name Wire
The concept of zero-click domain name parking makes a lot of sense. Rather than sending a domain visitor to a pay-per-click page where they must make two clicks to generate revenue, zero-click forwards unused domain names to other destinations and ...



Techworm (blog)

RIP 'thepiratebay.se', domain name has expired
Techworm (blog)
The historical domain name – thepiratebay.se – which played an essential role in the world's most popular and most visited torrent website, The Pirate Bay (TPB) has expired and will not be activated again, as a court order has prohibited the platform ...



HostCoin ICO: WEB HOSTING BUILT ON THE BLOCKCHAIN
newsBTC
One place that blockchain technology has not had an impact on yet is web hosting. However, HostCoin is trying to change that and is well on their way to doing so. HostCoin is a company that is hoping to create the world's first website hosting service ...



.Co co-founder predicts healthy results for .Health domain name
Domain Name Wire
There was a lot of euphoria a few years ago when the rights to new top level domains were being auctioned. Companies paid millions of dollars (and in many cases tens of millions) to acquire individual strings. One thing that I noticed during the ...

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Domain Name Wire

End user domain name sales up to $60000
Domain Name Wire
Domain name marketplace Sedo had some solid sales last week, including a public sale of $30,000 and another for twice that amount. 24 Hour Fitness, a major chain of fitness centers, bought a domain name, and an office space locator paid five figures ...


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