28 Jul '14, 2pm

A “slow” week for new TLD launches

More Donuts, but not much else. There’s not much on the docket this week for new top level domain name launches. According to the Calzone.org calendar, the only TLDs hitting general availability this week are a handful from Donuts on Wednesday. Four Donuts domain names enter regularly-priced general availability: .reisen (travel in German), .Toys, .University and .Town. A couple potential “gripe” terms enter EAP: .wtf and .fail. Given the relative lack of interest in .gripe, I don’t expect these to pick up many defensive registrations. .University and .town also enter EAP this week. While I normally don’t report on sunrise and landrush periods, Thursday is notable because of the number of landrush periods involving Minds + Machines that will come to an end: .cooking, .country, .fishing, .horse, .rodeo, .vodka and .london. There will be a long delay before general availabil...

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