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Ten organizations have submitted proposals to ICANN for the right to sell potential new TLDs. ICANN has not approved any new TLDs since 2000, but has several proposals including .cat, .mobi, .asia, .tel, and .post. ICANN is in the process of considering the new top-level domains, though there is no timetable. [...] Continue reading
ICANN has approved VeriSign’s new domain wait list service, allowing the Registrar a 12-month trial. The new Wait List Service allows users to pay to be put on a wait list for expiring domain names. [...] Continue reading
Domain Registrar GoDaddy has offered to pay up to $100,000 of ICANN’s legal fees in it’s lawsuit brought by VeriSign. In the lawsuit, VeriSign alleges that ICANN’s blocking of their new SiteFinder service is a breach of contract. VeriSign’s recent additions of the SiteFinder and Wait list services have angered competitors who believe the company [...] Continue reading