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PIR Names Jon Nevett as new CEO

PIR, the registry operator for .org, as well as .ong and .ngo, has announced who their new CEO will be. The previous CEO, Brian Cute, left the company several months ago and Jay Daley had been serving as interim CEO. Industry veteran Jonathan Nevett, who was most recently with Donuts, has been named as the […]

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DNS Belgium Issues Call for Forum Members

DNS Belgium, which runs the .be ccTLD registry, as well as .brussels and .vlaanderen, has been running a forum for registrars for several years. Membership is open to .be registrars and currently it has 15 members. Members “represent the full .be sales channel of 430 registrars. At the meetings you are the first to hear […]

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Domain Pulse Heads to Bern

The 2019 edition of Domain Pulse will be held in Bern, Switzerland. Switch, the .ch ccTLD manager, will be the hosts for the 2019 event which is being held on February 18th and 19th in the Town Hall in Bern. Registration for the event is free and should open in the next few weeks. At […]

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RegistrarStats Going Dark

RegistrarStats has been around for years. It was one of the better sources of information about domain registry market share, trends and, of course, statistics on registrars. It was. It hasn’t been for quite some time. When the site was first made available most, if not all, of the data was available for free. If […]

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Africa DNS Forum to be Held in Tanzania

The 5th annual Africa DNS Forum is being held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on July 26 – 28. The event, which is being organised by AfTLD,  ICANN and ISOC in association with a number of other organisations, will run over two days and cover both technical and business aspects of the domain name industry. […]

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ICANN Appoints Jamie Hedlund to Contractual Compliance & Consumer Safeguards Role

ICANN has announced a replacement for Allen Grogan. Grogan had been the head of Contractual Compliance, but announced several months ago that he was leaving the organisation. With today’s announcement ICANN fills the position quite quickly, though whether or not the appointment of one of their existing senior staff makes sense or not remains to […]

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DotArt Registry Announces Early Adopters Including Some of the World’s Most Famous Museums

The .art domain will launch its sunrise phase in early December. Their sunrise period will run from December 7 2016 through to February 7 2017. According to their site the domain will enter general availability in May 2017. While details on pricing and other aspects of the registry’s launch plans haven’t been announced yet, the […]

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TLDCON 2016 Registration Open

This year’s TLDCON will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia on September 7th and 8th. As with previous editions, the agenda will feature a mix of both technical, legal and marketing sessions. The current agenda lists the following sessions: IDN updates Legislative aspects of domain name registration Special ICANN section Marketing of IDN e-mail and new challenges […]

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