A few days after going offline gab.com is back. The domain was booted by GoDaddy a few days ago and then switched to Uniregistry. Somehow, and this isn't clear to me, the domain then moved again onto Epik. Epik did not simply accept the domain transfer, but actually seem to be welcoming it with open arms. Wired have a good piece covering the site and domain and how it … [Read more...] about Gab.com Back Online
The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) has put out a call for expressions of interest in testing website readiness for "universal acceptance". The concept behind "universal acceptance" is that all domain extensions should work everywhere be that for signing up for products and services or sending and receiving email etc., So whether you are using an ASCII domain … [Read more...] about Universal Acceptance Testing Work Available
Sky were one of the big brands that applied for and got their "dotbrand" domain extension from ICANN. While they may have been increasing the usage of the domain name in their customer communications recently I haven't seen most of it, as I "cut the cord" over a year ago. This morning, however, I got an email from them in relation to their wifi service. I probably signed … [Read more...] about Sky Actively Using Their Brand TLD and a Cloud Domain in Consumer Emails
Bill Sweetman from NameNinja has released a handy little guide to domain name pricing for startups. While the guide is aimed at businesses starting out, the information around domain name pricing is applicable to anyone who wants to either "upgrade" their online brand or launch a new one. The guide focusses primarily on .com domain names, but also mentions both ccTLDs, … [Read more...] about How Much Should Startups Budget for a Decent Domain Name?