15 Nov '13, 3pm

Ken Hansen leaves Neustar to launch domain name registry

Hansen will join team offering third level domain registrations under co.com. Ken Hansen, formerly at Neustar, will lead co.com as CEO. Three well known people in the domain name industry have teamed up to offer domain name registrations under co.com , e.g. name.co.com. Ken Hansen has resigned his position at Neustar to join the new venture as CEO. Paul Goldstone (who owned the second level domain co.com) will be President and Gregg McNair (Igloo.com) will be Chairman. This is rather shocking news about Hansen, who has led many of Neustar’s new top level domain name efforts. He is resigning just before they come to fruition. Domain registrations under .co.com will be third level domain names, similar to many of those offered by CentralNic. The idea of a third level registration with “co” is nothing new; sixty-one countries currently offer domain names ending in “co.country...

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