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Why is .sucks based in Frank Schilling’s office? Kevin Murphy , March 23, 2015, 15:11:45 (UTC), Domain Registries The upcoming new gTLD .sucks is being run from the offices of Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry and it has a close business relationship with the registry, DI has discovered. Vox Populi Registry, which runs .sucks and which I and many others have been assuming is completely controlled by Canadian registrar group Momentous, in fact seems to be tightly aligned with Uniregistry. Schilling characterized it both as a “working relationship” and a “joint venture” today. I heard through the rumor mill last year that Uniregistry may have a stake in Vox Pop. But it wasn’t until I checked the IANA database record for .sucks today that the rumor seemed to be to an extent confirmed. The address for Vox Populi, a Canadian company according to its ICANN contract, is listed as Uni...

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