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Country Code People

As I begin my new job at Afilias I am looking forward to helping promote country-code Top Level Domain names (ccTLDs).  Over 18 years I have enjoyed working with the diverse communities that make up this group of people (in … Continue reading

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Things Heating Up for New gTLDs

ICANN issued some great news today sharing progress on the new GTLDs.  Highlights of the “Information Paper” (see the actual document for full details; link is below): As of November 13, 2012, there are 13 requests for withdrawal of applications. … Continue reading

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Do ccTLDs Matter In A New gTLD World?

If you read the industry press about domain names and ICANN it’s easy to assume that the entire industry is all about new gTLDs. There are articles upon articles about new TLD applicants, the process, the programs, the progress, and … Continue reading

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.Com & .Net Domain Prices to Rise in January

A few years ago, ICANN gave Verisign the right to raise prices each year.  If I recall correctly, they can raise their prices around 7% per year without any further justification during the term of the contract.  Verisign claims that … Continue reading

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