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IE ccTLD Announces Liberalisation Date

The .ie ccTLD, which is the country code domain name for Ireland has long had very restrictive policies governing registration. Even if you were Irish or had a business based in Ireland registering a domain name in the local country code extension wasn’t straightforward – at least not compared to the ease with which you […]

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3 Years of .Global

The .global TLD has been live for 3 years and to celebrate the registry has prepared a nice graphic showing some interesting data about the domain extension’s usage (see below). At time of writing there are just over 34 thousand .global domains registered. While that number may not be as high as some registries the […]

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Daily Stormer Back Online Using a .Ru Domain

Daily Stormer, the right-wing hate site, has been bouncing around the internet over the last few days. After being booted by GoDaddy it switched to Google, who took the .com domain name offline. They then switched to using the “dark web” with a .onion domain. However they’ve now got themselves a .ru domain name and […]

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DailyStormer Offline as Google Pulls Domain Registration

DailyStormer is currently offline. If you attempt to visit the main domain name or any of its associated sections, which resided under various subdomains, you’ll either get a “host not found” error or be greeted by something like this: The domain registration’s status has changed slightly: Domain Name: DAILYSTORMER.COM Registry Domain ID: 1787753602_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN Registrar WHOIS […]

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Two Years of Dot Tech

The guys over at Radix Registry have put together a nice little graphic to celebrate the second anniversary of the .tech TLD. Over the past two years the domain extension has grown to over 300 thousand registered domain names. In terms of users they’ve managed to get several high profile companies onboard including Web Summit, […]

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Some Whois Lookup Services Might be Broken

There are thousands of sites and services on the ‘net that offer domain name whois lookup services. As of last night many of them may have stopped working. Why? Many of them rely on fairly rudimentary software that parses the whois from Verisign (for .com and .net) and then relays the query to the registrar […]

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