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Archive News 2022  

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DomainIncite

Macy’s scraps .macys gTLD

US retailer Macy’s has dumped its dot-brand gTLD .macys. The company told ICANN recently that it no longer wishes to hold a registry contract, noting that it never used the gTLD. ICANN last week agreed that as a dot-brand with no third-party users, the domain will not be redelegated to another registry. It’s the seventh [...] Continue reading


DomainIncite

Elon Musk chaos credited with surge in .social regs

Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of Twitter has been credited with leading to a surge in .social domain registrations last month, according to registry Identity Digital. .social leaped into the top 10 of the company’s most-registered TLDs at number five internationally and number two in North America, second only to legacy .info, the company reported this [...] Continue reading


DomainingTips.com

OmSignal.com sold for $14,750

Today: Sold ConsultVenture.com for $1999 / The Appraisal of PLVR.com / Buying country or city name with traffic – Budget: Up to $4,000.00 / and more… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Seeking top domains at [...] Continue reading


Robbie Ferguson

Top 50 x Published XYZ Sales and Current Status

We know there has been lots of talk recently on the XYZ Gtld so I took the time to take the Top 50 Published Dot XYZ Sales from NameBio and share the current status and also whois data albeit some of course is still in privacy mode. 50% of the domains listed below are developed [...] Continue reading


CircleID

How Safe Are Your .KIDS?

This year has been one of the busiest years for domain launches in quite a while. Before the end of 2022, we'll see one more significant domain launch, namely .KIDS, on November 29, 2022. This extension is being launched as a safe space on the internet for children and parents. The registry has set out [...] Continue reading


CircleID

FCC Implements Broadband Labels

The FCC voted recently to implement consumer broadband labels. This was required by section 60504 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The new rules will become effective after the Office of Management, and Budget approves the new rules and after the final notice is published in the federal register. ISPs will then generally have [...] Continue reading


CircleID

The DNS at the IGF

It's unclear what this means in the long run. Do bad actions and actors go undetected? Do we lose our visibility into network management? What is a "secure" network, and how do we secure it using traditional techniques of network perimeter traffic inspection when all the network traffic is opaque? If we can't see inside [...] Continue reading




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