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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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More Than 200,000 .Info Sites Live

Posted on 07/24/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Afilias announced that as of May 2002, there are now more than 200,000 live websites using the .info domain. The report shows that growth is particularly strong in Europe. The 200,000 live websites constitute 24% of all .info registrations. Another 9% redirect to another TLD (i.e. .com or .net) and …
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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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.Za Moves Overseas

Posted on 06/13/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The administrator of the .za domain, Mike Lawrie, announced that he has moved the major control mechanism overseas until the issue of who controls the domain is resolved.…
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Nominet Plans Whois Changes

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

Nominet, the .uk Domain Registry, has planned changes to their whois database, including adding the domain Registrants address to the whois database as well as the expiration date for the domain. The changes will make it easier to find out when a domain is up for renewal or what company …
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.Za Still Undecided

Posted on 06/11/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Talks are still going on over the handling of the .za domain, which is still unresolved. Namespace ZA, the company founded to take over the administration of the extension, plans to meet with government officials to discuss control of the TLD.…
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.Biz Changes Registration Process

Posted on 02/22/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

.Biz Registry has been forced to change the way they hand out popular domains. Last year, thousands of generic .biz domains were frozen after a lawsuit alleged that the company handed out the domains in an illegal lottery. All who applied for the frozen domains had their fees refunded and …
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Register.com Takes Over .Pro Registry

Posted on 02/12/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Even if the Register.com takeover of Virtual Internet plc. fails to happen (a deal worth $17 million), the domain company would still take control of the .pro domain Registry. The Registry is currently a joint venture between the two companies.…
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Registration for .biz Domains Pushed Back

Posted on 10/22/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Registration for new .biz domain names has been pushed back another month in order to allow NeuLevel, the .biz Registry, more time to test their registration system. The launch of .biz has also been delayed due to a lawsuit over claims that the Registry’s process of distributing domain names via …
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.Info Registry Overwhelmed by Land Grab

Posted on 10/03/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Afilias Limited, the new .info Registry, put a hold on .info registrations after experiencing problems during their land grab. The delay will continue until the company is sure that the system is up and running correctly. Customers attempting to register domains encountered several delays.…
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Ukraine Looking for New .UA Registry

Posted on 06/22/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Ukraine is currently looking for a new administrator for its .ua ccTLD after the previous administrator left the ailing economy. A San Francisco man and a group of volunteers gained control of the domain and do not want to relinquish it to the SBU. The extension is still in …
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.Info to Go Live Before .Biz

Posted on 06/20/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Afilias Limited, the registry in charge of the new .info TLD, plans to make the new extension live on September 19, ahead of .biz, which is planned for October. The Registry plans to go live first because they forecast a strong demand for new TLDs.…
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German Registry Warns Against Billing Scam

Posted on 06/13/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The German Registry, DENIC eG, for the .de ccTLD has issued a warning against a billing scam. The Registry states that the scam attempts to “extract money from customers for a senseless and dubious service”.…
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Domain Registries Prepare for Land Grab

Posted on 05/07/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The domain Registries for the new top-level domains (TLDs) are preparing for a mad rush when the new Internet addresses are launched. The new ICANN approved TLDs include .info, .pro, .name, .biz, .aero, and .museum.…
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ISP’s Still Holding Money for Non-Existent Domain Names

Posted on 02/04/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

One of the leading Domain Registrar applicants, Epoch, has taken orders from more than 3,000 customers for domain names that might not even exist. The firm began pre-selling names based on the seven new TLDs (top-level domains) proposed by the Council of Registrars (CORE). However, the White House recently released …
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TM Enters the Domain

Posted on 02/03/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A new top-level domain, .tm, is being introduced by NetNames, a Domain Registry company based in London. .tm originally stood for Turkmenistan, a small country who was originally allotted the TLD, but has decided to sell it out. Other countries have also had success in selling their domains, such as …
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U.S. Government Takes Stand on Domain Registration

Posted on 01/30/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Clinton administration has finally made public the long awaited report on how they would privatize and expand the domain name system. The report stated that the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) would continue to control IP addresses, root-server, and addressing protocols as a new non-profit organization. IANA staff would …
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PSINet Pushes for Proposal Rush to Stop

Posted on 05/05/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

PSINet, one of the proposal providers for the plans to expand the domain name registry industry, says that IAHC’s proposal is gaining too much momentum too fast. William Schrader claims that “they seem to be in a rush to get their proposal approved by a random number of people, and …
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IAHC Moving Forward To Introduce 28 New Domain Registries

Posted on 04/09/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The IAHC announced today that it was moving forward to allow 28 new domain Registries to begin selling new domain TLD extensions domain names, breaking Network Solutions hold as sole registry.…
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IAHC Moves Forward Despite Opposition

Posted on 04/08/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The International Ad Hoc Committee announced that they will move forward with their Memorandum of Understanding, which lays out their plans for expanding the domain industry with seven new top-level domains and 28 new independent domain registries to assign the names.…
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Upstart Registry Sues IANA

Posted on 02/27/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Image Online Design, an upstart domain registry, filed a lawsuit to stop the Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA) from creating seven new top-level domains. Image Online Design states that IANA originally agreed to award the .web registry to their company, but later rescinded. The suit asks the court to award …
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