The politics of internet domain names and the case of .amazon
American Enterprise Institute
These new domain name extensions can improve security for their users, by creating dedicated platforms away from the larger technical operators who manage billions of internet look-ups on their systems. Remember the Dyn cyberattack a year ago?
CentralNic secures contract to support 14 new Top-Level DomainsRealWire (press release)

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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 ...



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 ...



.Co co-founder predicts healthy results for .Health domain name
Domain Name Wire
Rasco and Calle have a lot of experience running a top level domain name. They were co-founders of the .co domain name relaunch in 2010 and successfully grew the domain before selling it to Neustar for over $100 million. This experience helped guide ...

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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 ...



ADNDRC Launches "Guide to HKIAC Domain Name Dispute Resolution"
CircleID
In celebration of Hong Kong Arbitration Week (15-20 October 2017), the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the first ICANN accredited Uniform Domain Name Dispute ...



Bloomberg BNA

ICANN Delays Domain Name Security Key Rollover
Bloomberg BNA
"The security, stability and resiliency of the domain name system is our core mission,” ICANN CEO Göran Marby said in a statement. “We would rather proceed cautiously and reasonably, than continue with the roll on the announced date of 11 October.”.

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Nigeria's .ng Domain Name Adoption Hits 100000
AllAfrica.com
The adoption and use of the Country Code Top Level Domain name (ccTLD), Nigeria's .ng, is on the upward swing, as the figure hits 100, 000.This statistic was given yesterday by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), when the management ...


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