IEDR, who run the .ie ccTLD's operations, have announced longer opening hours. In an email to registrars this morning the company announced that they would be extending their opening hours during weekdays, as well as introducing half days on Saturdays. Registration Services will operate from 8.00am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday (please note that the Registry will also provide … [Read more...] about IEDR Announce Longer Opening Hours
Archives for July 2014
So what happens to a domain after it is registered? Where does it end up? Who uses it? How do they use it? These aren't trivial questions, as they provide very clear indicators of how an entire namespace is growing or dying .. If a a TLD isn't used actively then it will die. And with so many new TLDs to choose from there are going to be some that simply do not succeed. So … [Read more...] about Who Is Using Domains and How?
The IGF (Internet Governance Forum) will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from September 2 - 5. The local organisers launched the official site on Friday and it provides information on the venue, hotels, travel etc., Registration for the IGF is open until August 15th At present the agenda is still being drafted, but the theme for the 2014 meeting is "Connecting Continents … [Read more...] about IGF 2014 Istanbul Official Site Live
The .ru domain registry is holding their annual conference for domain registries and registrars this year in Baku, Azerbaijan. This year's conference has the catchier title of "TLDCON". The event, which is free to attend, will take place on September 9-12 at the JW Marriott Hotel Absheron Baku The conference agenda covers a variety of topics related to domains and the … [Read more...] about TLDCON To Be Held In Baku
Dreamhost is one of the larger webhosting providers out there. The Los Angeles based company was founded back in 1996 and offers Linux hosting exclusively ie. no Microsoft software. According to HosterStats they currently host around 1.3 million domain names. Earlier this week the company was hit with a breach notice by ICANN's compliance team. The breach appears to have … [Read more...] about Dreamhost Hit With ICANN Breach Notice
The guys over at EUrid released a nice graphic that gives a summary of key data related to .eu in 2013: At the recent ICANN meeting in London EUrid was firmly focussed on highlighting European businesses that actively use .eu for their websites. Related articles EUrid Awarded .eu Contract For 5 Years (internetnews.me) Win €5k To Promote Your … [Read more...] about DotEU By The Numbers