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  • Another Big Win for New gTLDs at United Domains United Domains' Blog (4 days ago) - April showers bring May flowers, and every week brings a slew of new domain extensions. It’s been a whirlwind week of domain extension releases here at United Domains.  This week, we saw three separate new domain extension launches.  Tuesday brought … Continue reading →...
  • ICANN 49: Singapore – Global Domains Division (GDD) Sessions ICANN blog » IDNs (Tuesday, 11 March) - Once again, it’s time for our next ICANN meeting! ICANN 49 in Singapore, taking place 23 – 27 March 2014, will bring community members, staff and board members together to learn more about issues affecting Internet policy and ICANN’s continuing involvement in this arena, as well as hot topics like...
  • Get Snapping with the .PHOTOS Domain Extension United Domains' Blog (Thursday, 6 March) - Yesterday we shared our 80% success rate for our latest batch of new generic top-level domains (new gTLDs). Included in that group is the highly sought after .PHOTOS extension. After seeing success with similar domains like .PHOTOGRAPHY and .CAMERA, we … Continue reading →...
  • 20 New Domains Launched in January! Webnames.ca Blog (Tuesday, 4 February) - Keeping up with the momentum built up in 2013, 20 new generic Top Level Domains (new gTLDs) launched in January. Each domain extension has entered their respective Sunrise Periods and the first January batch is expected to become available on March 19, 2014.Read more on 20 New Domains Launched in...
  • First Batch of New Domain Extensions Available for Registration, Soon! Webnames.ca Blog (Wednesday, 29 January) -  The new domain extensions or gTLDs, launched on November 26, 2013 and after a long 60-day Sunrise Period, the first batch will officially be available for registration on February 5, 2014!Read more on First Batch of New Domain Extensions Available for Registration, Soon!…The post First Batch of New Domain Extensions...
  • New gTLD Update: 5 more new domains launch today! Webnames.ca Blog (Tuesday, 21 January) -  It’s another week and another batch of new domains (or new gTLDs) have launched. To date, a total of 50 new domains have been released and and more are expected to come in the next two to three years.Read more on New gTLD Update: 5 more new domains launch today!…The post...
  • Domain Name News – .UK Domain Name Screening, New gTLDs Surpass 100 Webnames.ca Blog (Monday, 20 January) - .UK Registry To Introduce Post-Registration Domain Name Screening – Nominet, the .uk registry, has announced that it will institute “a system of post-registration domain name screening, within 48 hours of registration, for domain names that appear to signal or encourage serious sexual offences.” The change follows from a recent policy...
  • Domain Name News – New gTLD Delegations Continue Webnames.ca Blog (Monday, 6 January) - New gTLD Delegations Continue, First City TLD Activated – The activation of new generic Top Level Domains continues. As of January 3, 82 new gTLDs have been delegated into the root zone, an increase of 47 since December 10. Included in the most recent batch is the first city gTLD,...
  • Comienza una Nueva Era en Internet ICANN blog » IDNs (Wednesday, 23 October) - El día de hoy marca un momento histórico, no solo para el Programa de Nuevos gTLD, sino para toda Internet. Hoy, los primeros nuevos Dominios Genéricos de Alto Nivel (gTLD) del Programa de Nuevos Dominios Genéricos de Alto Nivel de ICANN fueron delegados, o introducidos en la Zona Raíz de...
  • First New gTLDs Get the Green Light for Delegation ICANN blog » IDNs (Monday, 21 October) - The time has come! Today, the first four domains from ICANN’s New Generic Top-Level Domains Program were cleared to proceed to delegation. This marks the start of a measured roll out of new gTLDs, which are designed to expand opportunities for businesses, communities and Internet users around the world. These...