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Total.Chaos: New Domain Applications Revealed

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When the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) said it was opening up the Internet’s addressing system to the “limitless possibilities of human imagination and creativity” it wasn’t kidding. The group this morning released a list of applications for new domain names it has received as part of...
Total.Chaos: New Domain Applications Revealed

ICANN set to release list of new domain proposals

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The organization charged with regulating what goes to the right of the dot in Web addresses is moving ahead with its initiative to drastically change the Internet. Soon, we’ll get to see who, exactly, applied for brand new domain names, after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)...
ICANN set to release list of new domain proposals

Bungling ICANN will now reveal “.vegas”, other new names in June.

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After botching the registration process for hundreds of new top level domain names, ICANN has pushed back its “big reveal” date. The 1300 or so new names like “.rugby,” “.green” and “.vegas” that were to be announced on April 30 will now be unveiled sometime next month. ICANN, the body...
Bungling ICANN will now reveal “.vegas”, other new names in June.

Amazon is major player for new internet names, bids include “.news” and “.book”

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A list released today reveals that there are nearly 2,000 applications for new internet names like “.baby” and “.love.” Book giant Amazon has applied to control dozens of the new names and is in competition for several of them including “.app” and “.cloud” While Google revealed this month that it...
Amazon is major player for new internet names, bids include “.news” and “.book”

Should Google, Amazon And Others Be Able To Lock Up New Generic Top Level Domains For Their Own Use?

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For many years, we've noted that the entire setup of ICANN rolling out new top level domains (TLDs) was a complete joke, often driven by ICANN members who were in positions to be the registrars and registers for those new domains. Thus, all they seemed to do was create money...
Should Google, Amazon And Others Be Able To Lock Up New Generic Top Level Domains For Their Own Use?

Last Quarter Ended With 192 Million Total New Registered Domains, Up 11 Million

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Approximately 11 million new domain names were registered in the fourth quarter of 2009, an eight percent increase in new registrations from the third quarter of 2009. The increase has brought the total of registrations across all of the Top Level Domain Names to 192 million, an increase of nearly...
Last Quarter Ended With 192 Million Total New Registered Domains, Up 11 Million

How many new domain names will the explosion in gTLDs really produce?

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mark Kychma, who is a partner at London based MAKTIG VC, a company behind numerious online projects such as Links2.Me, Sincere.ly and That-Is.Me. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit body that oversees the structure of the Internet, is about to multiply...
How many new domain names will the explosion in gTLDs really produce?
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Big Tech: This Story Doesn’t Dot Suck

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Everyone knows something that sucks. But what if it truly “dot-sucks”? Prospecting for riches in the domain name world today is like 1849 all over again. Photo: ToOliver2 Soon you’ll be able to tell right away in the address bars of the world’s browsers thanks to the “.sucks” domain, one...
Big Tech: This Story Doesn’t Dot Suck

Amazon Clashes With Brazil And Peru Over .Amazon Domain Name

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The retail giant wants the .amazon domain name, but the Brazilian and Peruvian governments say the domain should direct the public to information related to the Amazon Basin, such as rainforest conservation. As the reality of new domain names on the web like .donuts, .apple, and .tattoos inches closer,...
Amazon Clashes With Brazil And Peru Over .Amazon Domain Name

What is Facebook Studio Edge?

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The world-class domain name sleuthers over at Fusible have uncovered that Facebook (almost certainly) privately registered a number of domains with ‘studio edge’ in them, including the .com, .net and .org versions. Coincidentally, the domain names were secured on the same day the social network giant launched its own Camera...
What is Facebook Studio Edge?

Wheeling and Dealing for New Domain Names

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Entrepreneurs and big companies are battling one another for the rights to manage hot new Web address endings, including .app, .home and .book. A Prague gathering this weekend will give some the opportunity to horsetrade or duke it out....
Wheeling and Dealing for New Domain Names

New York Promised At Least $3.6 Million For Sale Of .NYC Domain Names

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New York City will receive millions from domain name sales at no risk to tax-payers, according to a spokesperson for NYC Digital. The city has reportedly signed a contract with a Virginia company to sell websites ending in “.nyc” to people who find “.com” and “.org” sites a little...
New York Promised At Least $3.6 Million For Sale Of .NYC Domain Names

Icann launches new brand database

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A clearing house set up by net address regulator Icann is aimed at mitigating fears that about new domain names....
Icann launches new brand database

New York City Cooks Up Annoying Plan That Will Pressure NYC Businesses To Buy .nyc Domains They Don't Want Or Need

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New York City officials are apparently all excited about a guaranteed $3.6 million "risk free to taxpayers" after signing a deal with a Virginia company to offer .nyc domains. This is one of those things that sounds good until you think it through, and then you realize it's effectively a...
New York City Cooks Up Annoying Plan That Will Pressure NYC Businesses To Buy .nyc Domains They Don't Want Or Need
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Why New Yorkers Should Be Wary About New .NYC Websites

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Residents of the Big Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) learned this week that their city could be the first to have its own domain name—a fancy new “.nyc” instead of boring old “.com”. New Yorkers so far have greeted the news as further proof that the world is indeed about them...
Why New Yorkers Should Be Wary About New .NYC Websites
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