The .art domain will launch its sunrise phase in early December. Their sunrise period will run from December 7 2016 through to February 7 2017. According to their site the domain will enter general availability in May 2017. While details on pricing and other aspects of the registry’s launch plans haven’t been announced yet, the […]
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Oracle is acquiring DNS and internet performance provider Dyn. The announcement was made earlier today. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. It’ll probably take several months for the deal to close and for now nothing will change for any of DYN’s clients. Here’s the press release: Oracle today announced that it has […]
The previously announced Nordic Domain Days which was meant to be held in Helsinki has been cancelled. It’s not clear if an alternative date will be announced for 2017.
Domain Pulse 2017 will be held on February 16th and 17th in Vienna, Austria. The venue for 2017 is Palais Niederösterreich which looks pretty amazing. Domain Pulse rotates every year between three host countries Germany, Austria and Switzerland. While the event does attract international attendees and speakers it is primarily focussed on the German speaking market […]
For the last couple of years the “Nordic Domain Days” have been held as part of a larger event, The Swedish Internet Days (Internetdagarna) which covers a very broad range of internet related topics. The next Nordic Domains Days, however, will be a standalone event. When? 17th and 18th January 2017 Where? Wanha Satama, Helsinki, […]
Nominet’s non-executive director elections are currently in progress. The final slate of candidates and voting details were made available yesterday. The three candidates for the 2016 election are (in alphabetical order): Phil Buckingham Volker Greimann Kelly Salter So who are the three candidates? You can find quite a lot of detail in the candidate […]
The .cat domain name registry has broken the 100 thousand domains registered mark. The milestone was reached last Friday evening and was made official Saturday. The registry put out a release to celebrate the milestone and are confident in their claim that the .cat domain name is now the “go to” domain extension for Catalonia and […]
The sunrise period for “short” IE domain names drew to a close before Christmas. While there wasn’t a huge number of domains registered during the sunrise by brand owners, there were several well known companies that succeeded in getting one or more domains. If you check the whois records for many of the domains you’ll […]
Nominet announced yesterday that they would be increasing the wholesale price of *.uk domain names from March of next year. At the moment the following pricing applies: 1 year registration £3.50 Multi-year registration £2.50 / year From March 2016 the cost per year will be a flat £3.75 / year. The registry’s rationale for the […]
The Turkey DNS Forum will be held on January 18th and 19th 2016 in Istanbul. The event will be held in the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. Further details about the event, including schedule and speakers, will be available on the event’s official site. While the event is 100% free to attend registration is required.