28 Apr '16, 1pm

ICANN warns new TLD owners, Emerson bows out

200 new top level domain names are nearing deadline. ICANN has warned new top level domain name companies to get a move on, and one .brand owner has terminated its new TLD ambitions. In a post on its website, ICANN reminded contracted registries that they have 12 months to delegate their top level domain after executing their contract. While 950 new domain names have been delegated into the root zone, 200 laggards are facing the 12-month deadline between now and August. Failure to meet this deadline can result in termination of the registry agreement. ICANN said it will grant extensions as long as the registry operator is making reasonable progress toward delegation. Meanwhile, Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) has abandoned its plans to operate the .emerson top level domain name. The company notified ICANN (pdf ) last week that it is terminating its registry agreement. Tweet...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2016/04/28/icann-emerson/

Tweets

Verisign has a new term for dropcatchers: scave...

domainnamewire.com 28 Apr '16, 9pm

Is it? I’d happily describe myself as a scavenger. That’s what I’m doing when I pour over lists of expired domains to buy....

CentralNic moving on up #domain #tld

domainnamewire.com 03 May '16, 11pm

Scandalous company affecting thousands of registrants there needs to be an investigation Hi, CentralNic advises that from ...

ICANN sends termination notices to 10 new TLD o...

domainnamewire.com 08 May '16, 6pm

ICANN plans to cancel their top level domain agreements. ICANN has sent termination notices to ten contracted new top leve...

The Fight Over the .africa Domain Name

The Fight Over the .africa Domain Name

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Apr '16, 1pm

An explosion of domain names has reshaped the Internet by offering hundreds of new ways to end a Web address. Lawyers can ...

From this weekend: ICANN sends termination noti...

domainnamewire.com 09 May '16, 1pm

With each day that passes by, it has been getting more obvious that the gtlds are failing. They are not of interest to the...

Let the Cruz – Fiorina domain name registration...

domainnamewire.com 27 Apr '16, 9pm

People are registering some crappy domain names for a potential Republican ticket. Ted Cruz made the unusual step today of...

Verisign has another amazing quarter

domainnamewire.com 28 Apr '16, 8pm

.Com and .net continue to surge for Verisign. Verisign (NYSE:VRSN) reported Q1 results after the bell today. It had anothe...

Some BIG end user domain name purchases this pa...

domainnamewire.com 27 Apr '16, 5pm

eBay and GoFundMe contribute to big sales week at Sedo. Two big names are on this week’s Domain Name Wire end user sales r...

Domain registrant found out about premium renew...

domainnamewire.com 26 Apr '16, 1pm

Google Domains does sell .tips domains, so I tried to transfer a domain that I own called house.tips. I got a lovely error...

Sedo GreatDomains auction ends shortly; at leas...

domainnamewire.com 28 Apr '16, 3pm

A Peru domain name is at the top of the list. Domains in Sedo’s monthly GreatDomains auction close at noon EDT today. 18 d...

Craig Schwartz #podcasts #domain

domainnamewire.com 26 Apr '16, 11pm

Craig Schwartz, formerly with ICANN, is managing director of fTLD. Unlike other new top level domain name companies, fTLD ...

What domain names eBay and GoFundMe bought last...

domainnamewire.com 27 Apr '16, 5pm

eBay and GoFundMe contribute to big sales week at Sedo. Two big names are on this week’s Domain Name Wire end user sales r...

CentralNic hits 4 million new top level domain ...

domainnamewire.com 03 May '16, 1pm

XYZ and Radix propel CentralNic’s registry growth. CentralNic now has over 4 million domain names on its new top level dom...

GoDaddy files patents for Domain Title and Fast...

domainnamewire.com 28 Apr '16, 3pm

The domain history software may use this historical data to determine any breaks in the chain of title by, for example: 1)...

End user domain name sales, including several n...

domainnamewire.com 21 Apr '16, 2pm

Even an IDN new TLD makes this week’s end user sales list. Sedo sold $1 million worth of domain names last week, including...