Back in October 2013 we lamented the demise of the .green new TLD bid. A lot of people who work in the domain name industry were shocked, surprised and disappointed when the .green bid was withdrawn. But we got over it. We moved on. And several of the people involved with the original .green bid […]
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ICANN’s ALAC plans to submit an objection against .health Why? Their rationale is as follows: Objection statements on community grounds will be drafted for the applications for .health given that the four tests for community objection grounds were passed. ALAC were also examining a few other strings including: .nyc .patagonia .amazon However they did not […]
The .hn (Honduras) country code top level domain is switching to CoCCA from Afilias in October. From October 1st all .hn domain names will be on the CoCCA platform.
The technology media today is swamped with coverage of the new TLD “reveal” in London. Since I’m based in Ireland I thought I’d have a closer look at the “Irish” applicants. There aren’t that many: Afilias Limited Afilias Domains No. 1 Limited IRB Strategic Developments Limited TLD REGISTRY LIMITED Accenture Global Services Limited The two […]
Domain industry veteran Pinkard Alan Brand, better known as “Pinky”, has left Afilias / DotMobi. Brand was with .mobi from before their launch and in recently had been focussing on the GoMobi product. With Pinky’s deep industry knowledge and experience I’d expect to see him being snapped up fairly quickly! Related articles DotPro Registry Migrating […]
The .pro registry will be migrating to the Afilias EPP system in June 2012. The move is hardly surprising, as the .pro registry was acquired by Afilias early this year. What impact will this have on registrants? Pretty much none. Registrars, however, will need to re-integrate their backend systems with the registry and unfortunately their […]
Afilias has acquired .pro (RegistryPro) I assume they’ll move the registry backend to the Afilias system at some point, though managing that transition is going to be awkward. Here’s the release: DUBLIN, Jan 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Afilias Limited, the ICANN-designated registry operator for the .INFO top level domain (TLD) and a global provider […]