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DomainFest Heads To Bulgaria

DomainFest is joining forces with Bulgarian Internet Week to organise a series of events across Bulgaria during the first week of June. DomainFest was acquired by NamesCon last year and will be running several events over the course of 2015 in a number of locations across the globe, according to show organiser Jothan Frakes. The […]

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Lufthansa & WeightWatchers Win URS

The URS (Uniform Rapid Suspension System) is a new rights protection mechanism that was introduced as part of ICANN’s New TLD rollout. Unlike the UDRP (Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy), if a complainant prevails in a URS they do not get the domain. All a URS can do is result in the domain being suspended for […]

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Nominet Non-Exec Elections

This year there are two seats up for election as non-executive directors of Nominet, the .uk registry. Nora Nanyakara is stepping down, as is Clive Grace. So of the existing roster of non-executive directors the only one standing for re-election is Dickie Armour There are several other candidates running, so at least Nominet’s members will […]

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Carly Fiorina Fails To Protect Her Personal Brand

Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of HP, has announced that she’s running for the US presidency. Unfortunately, for her, she hadn’t secured all the obvious domains that she should have. I stress for her, as the person who registered carlyfiorina.org has given the internet a rather humorous gift. The subject isn’t that humorous – how […]

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HostingCon Europe Early Bird Special

HostingCon is returning to Europe this September. The event will be held in Amsterdam’s Passenger Terminal on September 22 – 23 The organisers are currently offering “early bird” tickets for a mere EUR40, which is very good value. Full details on the official site.

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GoDaddy Dumps NASCAR From Marketing Mix

GoDaddy’s marketing has evolved over the last couple of years. In the process of the evolution we’ve seen them switch their messaging around quite a bit and try to dump their “old image”. A new casualty of this shift is NASCAR. For years the hosting and domain company was associated with the motor sport and […]

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DotCat Fastest Growing TLD in Spain

The .cat registry has released some figures for domain growth in Spain during 2014 and .cat has emerged as the overall winner. The data is based on research conducted by the .es registry oddly enough! El .cat és el domini que més va créixer al conjunt de l’Estat espanyol durant el 2014, amb un increment […]

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IEDR’s New OPTIMISE Video

IEDR have published a new video to promote the launch of the 2015 OPTIMISE “fund”. Essentially they’ll fund website development and online marketing assistance / consultation for several Irish small businesses. However it is not a “fund” in the traditional sense, as there is no actual cash. IEDR have a number of vendors they work […]

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