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After many years without ICANN specific fees, domain owners will now have to pony up an additional 75-cents per year for each .net domain they own. Many are worried that ICANN will up the fee in the future and that other domains, specifically the popular .com, will become fee targets in the future. [...] Continue reading
A new domain name fee proposed by ICANN will require .net owners to pay an additional 75-cent annual fee next year. The fee is expected to go to projects that the organization deems to have merit. While no other fees have been announced, it’s expected that other TLDs will soon have ICANN annual fees attached [...] Continue reading
ICANN announced a unanimous vote to begin discussions for several new TLDs. Several companies have submitted applications (at a cost of $45,000 per application) to operate new TLD Registries. Preliminary approval was given to the .post and .travel TLDs. Other TLD applications include .cat, .xxx, and .mail. These would be the first new TLDs since [...] Continue reading