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NDD Camp Domain Event in Paris

NDD Camp will be held in Paris on this Thursday June 21st. The event is free to attend, but registration is obligatory. The event features 3 parallel tracks with sessions covering a range of topics including: drop catching new TLDs aftermarket SEO online marketing managing domains content Full details of the event are available on […]

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Afnic Selects New Board Members

Afnic, the .fr domain name registry, held it’s General Assembly on June 10th. During the meeting they elected both a new chair to the Afnic board, as well as several new board members. Board members are drawn from a number of eligible groups. The new board members are: Two members for the “Registrars” college: Mr. Eric […]

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French Supermarket Giant LeClerc Turns On DotBrand

Earlier this week French supermarket giant E.Leclerc launched a new site for their sports’ goods. The key change? The new site lives at sport.leclerc. Leclerc, which employs over 94 thousand people, is one of the companies that opted to get its own “dotbrand”. While some companies have rolled out a variety of different things on their own […]

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Video thumbnail for dailymotion video .Paris Takes Over The Eiffel Tower

.Paris Takes Over The Eiffel Tower

I mentioned the launch of the .paris pioneers earlier this week. Last night there was apparently a big event in Paris at the Eiffel Tower (Champs de Mars) and there were plenty of photos shared by the brands, companies and people in attendance. But what’s really impressive is that they were able to get the […]

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.Paris Pioneers Go Live Tomorrow

It looks like around 100 .paris domain names will be going live tomorrow as part of the .paris “pioneer” program. Here are some of the well known names that will be first to get their .paris domain name: RATP – the Parisian transport authority has managed to get metro.paris (no that link won’t work just […]

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French DPC Slaps Google With 150k Fine

The French data protection authorities have fined Google 150000 Euro and obliged them to put a notice on their home page announcing the fine: The fine is the largest ever levied against a company in France and is due to both the seriousness of the data privacy issues and the number of of them (I’m […]

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AFNIC Win .FR Bid Again

Due to a rather odd Gallic twist AFNIC was forced to bid on the .fr registry contract again. They announced on Thursday that the French government had awarded the contract to them (again) for a 5 year period: In an Order published in the Official Journal of the French Republic on 28 June 2012, Ms […]

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