27 Jan '15, 10am

Chehadé Criticises Domainers, and Domainers and Allies Kick Up Stink

Chehadé explained to the Huffington Post at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, how we "went from twenty-something" TLDs to hundreds thanks to one simple change. "The reality is, the more there are names, the less people will actually be hogging names in order to charge a lot for them," Chehadé told HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday. "Because if somebody took your name on dot X, you can go get another name on dot Y now." Chehadé also said the ability to type a web address in different languages like Arabic provides people with more power to obtain unique domain names. "These are powerful things we did," he said. "To globalise the domain name system, to open it up, to allow for a lot of new innovation." "Innovation will flourish on a broader domain name system," he added. Part of the criticism comes because ICANN profits from domainers. A small amount of every ...

Full article: http://www.domainnews.com/chehade-criticises-domainers.html

Tweets

The Seven Sirtuin Domain Name Collection is Now...

domainnews.com 28 Jan '15, 5am

You can read the press release after the jump: The seven sirtuin genes (Sirt 1-7) are promising targets for anti-aging dru...

#Sputnik News: Interview with #ICANN CEO, Fadi ...

domaingang.com 26 Jan '15, 2am

Nikolai Domienenko: Hello Fadi, and thank for interview grant. I ask you, what future bring domainers with gTLD launch one...

February 1st is National Punch a Domain Thief Day #domains #theft #npadtd #domainers #icann #icann52

February 1st is National Punch a Domain Thief D...

domaingang.com 28 Jan '15, 4pm

February 1st is National Punch a Domain Thief Day Posted by DomainGang on January 28, 2015, at 11:34 am During the entire ...

BRS Media, announced recently that dotM, the .F...

domainnews.com 26 Jan '15, 5am

You can read the press release after the jump : "BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists tradi...

As .ZA Passes One Million Registrations, Price ...

domainnews.com 28 Jan '15, 11am

Registering new or renewing existing co.za, org.za, net.za, and web.za domains are all set to cost more the ZA Central Reg...

Dot Vegas Registry Sells $2 Million Worth of Pr...

domainnews.com 29 Jan '15, 1pm

Dot Vegas Registry Sells $2 Million Worth of Premium Domain Names Tweet Dot Vegas, the registry behind .Vegas extension, a...

Dot .CLUB Registry : It’s go ahead with Credit ...

domaingang.com 26 Jan '15, 10pm

The Operations Department, which manages Company domain name registrations, planned a transfer of <CREDIT.CLUB>, along wit...

Flippa Reports Almost $40,000 in Domain Name Sa...

domainnews.com 24 Jan '15, 5am

Flippa Reports Almost $40,000 in Domain Name Sales For The Previous WeeK Tweet Flippa has just sent in their weekly sales ...

Hits $200,000 in RightOfTheDot Extended Domain ...

domainnews.com 30 Jan '15, 5am

877.COM Hits $200,000 in RightOfTheDot Extended Domain Name Auction Tweet The auction for 877.com is now live on SnapNames...

You'll kick yourself if you miss this #deal!

shopforbags.com 26 Jan '15, 3pm

Becoming a Shopforbags customer grants you exclusive access to our Retail Tools: free, easy-to-use downloads for use in yo...

JointVentureNEWS The domain name just sold for ...

domainnews.com 22 Jan '15, 5am

ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com Domain Name Selld For $85,000 Tweet The domain name ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com just sold for $8...

Global Domain Registration Growth Slows With .N...

domainnews.com 23 Jan '15, 8am

For the 12 months to the end of September 2014, registrations, or domains under management, increased by 18.1 million or 6...

Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ : Registratio...

domainnews.com 26 Jan '15, 3pm

The Forum is supported by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) , Technical Center of Internet K...

[news release] Hong Kong Internet Registration ...

domainnews.com 23 Jan '15, 7am

HKIRC Announces Launch of .hk WATCH Service - Cost-effective Way To Protect Online Brand Tweet [news release] Hong Kong In...

Pssst…Rightside released its name collision dom...

domainnamewire.com 20 Jan '15, 7pm

Many good domains on the list, but be prepared to pay a premium. While you were partying in Las Vegas at NamesCon last wee...