The .me ccTLD has been around since 2008 when the small Balkan country won the ISO jackpot, after gaining independence in 2006, and was given the .me extension to use as their country code. In common with a lot of other domain name registries .me has been looking at what is going on with their zone. Who is registering domains? Why? What are they using them … [Read more...] about What are People Using .me Domains for?
The guys over at the .me registry have reason to celebrate - they've just announced that they've hit an important milestone. There are now over 1 million .me domain names registered. You can read about the .me 1 million names and how much it means to them over on their blog. In the meanwhile this graphic shows how the zone grew over the past 8 years: There's quite a … [Read more...] about DotMe Breaks 1 Million Domain Names
The .me registry held back a bunch of domain names when they went live a couple of years back. They've been releasing some of them via auctions, while others have been made available to companies who were able to submit a project plan to the Montenegrin company. Some of the higher profile .me domains would include wp.me, fb.me, v.me and there are plenty of other ones being … [Read more...] about More Premium Domains Released by ME Registry
The .me registry launched help.me earlier this afternoon. The site's concept is dead simple - to help people affected by the Sandy super-storm in New York and along the US Eastern seaboard. It's not a complicated or "sexy" site. It doesn't have to be. What it is, however, is a fantastic example of a domain name being put to work to benefit fellow human beings. The guys in … [Read more...] about Help.me Launched To Help Sandy Victims
This year's Webfest is being held in Budva, Montenegro again. The now annual event is the largest of its type in the region and attracts participants from Montenegro as well as the neighboring countries. This year's lineup includes Ryan Freitas (about.me), Ruth Burr (Seomoz), Heidi Harman (Geek girl meetup), Ivan Minić (burek.com) and many more. You can check the … [Read more...] about Webfest Returns To Budva
The 5th annual cctld event run by .ru has opened this morning in Budva, Montenegro. The opening session included speeches from the local government, the .me registry, ICANN and the .ru cctld … [Read more...] about cctld.ru Event Opens In Budva
The 5th International Conference for ccTLD registries and registrars of CIS, Central and Eastern Europe is being held in Budva, Montenegro this week. The event runs over two days and will feature speakers from several cctlds, ICANN and other experts in the area of domains. The full agenda is here. Related articles Yet Another Trip To Montenegro (michele.me) Press … [Read more...] about Cctld Conference In Budva
Visa has acquired the domain v.me and is going to use it for a "digital wallet" and "global acceptance mark". The service will be called v.me - obviously. Here's the official release: The .ME Registry and Visa have announced www.v.me as the online destination for V.me by Visa, Visa’s digital wallet and global acceptance mark. V.me by Visa will be a simple and secure way to … [Read more...] about V.me Goes To Visa