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.org Prices to Increase

Posted on 09/08/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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Come April 2011, you may be paying a little more for .org domain name – or at least Registrars of .org names will. In a letter to ICANN, the .org Registry (Public Interest Registry), said that they intend to increase wholesale pricing on .org domain …
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.org Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted on 07/12/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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The first .org domain name,, was registered on July 10, 1985 by the MITRE Corporation, a non-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government.

.org was one of the original six generic TLDs (others include .com, …
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.org Transfer Delayed

Posted on 12/06/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign and the Internet Society (ISOC) announced that the transfer of the .org domain extension will be delayed in order to give companies selling the extension more time to comply with new requirements. Once the transfer is complete, VeriSign and the ISOC appointed Public Interest Registry (PIR) will jointly manage …
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Registrars Look to Maintain

Posted on 08/26/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

According to SnapNames, registrations for the top domain TLDs (.com, .net, and .org) fell by 3.5 million from October to June. Domain Registrars struggle to find a market in the post dot-com bubble industry.…
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ISOC Fires Back Over .Org

Posted on 08/23/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The ISOC fired back over charges that the company is not qualified to take over the .org Registry. ICANN put the Registry at the top of their list for a .org takeover after receiving a perfect score. The criticisms come due to the fact that the ISOC has not yet …
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ICANN Nominates the ISOC for .ORG

Posted on 08/20/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

ICANN has selected the Internet Society (ISOC) to take control of the .org domain extension, previously run by VeriSign. According to reports, the ISOC was the only company to receive an ‘A’ in all categories used to rate potential Registries.…
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Competition for .Org Heats Up

Posted on 06/15/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Competition over who will manage the .org domain is heating up as it is moved away from VeriSign. ICANN and VeriSign reached a deal last year that allows VeriSign to keep control of the .com and .net addresses if they relinquish .org. Although the management of .org was supposed to …
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VeriSign and ICANN Reach .com Agreement

Posted on 05/18/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The U.S Department of Commerce approved an agreement between ICANN and VeriSign that allows VeriSign, the world’s largest domain registrar, to retain control of the .com TLD. Additionally, the release date for .net, which VeriSign also controls, was pushed back two more years. The plans for VeriSign’s release of the …
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VeriSign to Keep .com, Give Up .Org

Posted on 04/02/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

ICANN voted this week to allow VeriSign to continue its control over the .com TLD in exchange for turning over the .org TLD to a new organization. The agreement still needs final approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce.…
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Network Solutions Partners to Sell Domains in Asia

Posted on 08/08/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Chinese Domain Name Corp. and Network Solutions have partnered to offer .com, .net, and .org domain registrations in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The agreement states that both companies will share the revenues and that Network Solutions will provide 1-year registrations to the first 500 customers of Chinese Domain Name …
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