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Amazon Buys .Buy Domain for $4.6 Million

Amazon Buys .Buy Domain for $4.6 Million

By Josh Wolford September 18, 2014

In yeah that makes a lot of sense news, Amazon has reportedly purchased the highly-coveted new .buy top level domain, and apparently the company beat out Google in the process. Domain Name Wire reports that Amazon bought the .buy domain …

Will Google Lease Out Its gTLDs To Others? Will Google Lease Out Its gTLDs To Others?
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It’s no secret that Google applied for 101 gTLDs in ICANN’s recent yard sale. The company applied for all kinds of domains from .tech and .soy to the usual suspects like .google and .youtube. It seems that there might be …

Google's gTLD Applications Full Of Mystery Google's gTLD Applications Full Of Mystery

ICANN revealed the list of generic Top-Level Domains today and there was something interesting to be found in it. Aside from Top Level Domain Holdings Limited, Google was a definite contender for most gTLDs applied for. The search giant applied …

ICANN Reveals List Of gTLD Applicants ICANN Reveals List Of gTLD Applicants

After numerous delays and a last minute call for new applicants, ICANN has finally closed registration for new generic Top-Level Domains. As expected, ICANN has now published the list of applicants and the domains they applied for. There are some …

Google Submits Generic TLDs to ICANN Google Submits Generic TLDs to ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) system for submitting applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) just closed, after over 1900 applications were submitted. Google had submitted its own applications for new TLDs, falling into four categories: …

ICANN gTLD Applications Open Again ICANN gTLD Applications Open Again

It’s been a long and arduous road for ICANN since last month when their application system for new generic top-level domains went down due to a software glitch. The glitch allowed applicants to see each other’s usernames and file names. …

What ICANN Should Do To Rebuild Trust In New gTLDs What ICANN Should Do To Rebuild Trust In New gTLDs

During what was supposed to be the exciting early stages of an Internet domain name “revolution,” ICANN is finding itself in a heap of controversy over its new generic top-level domain program. In January, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names …

Legal Concerns Loom with ICANN’s Upcoming gTLDs Legal Concerns Loom with ICANN’s Upcoming gTLDs
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ICANN’s controversial decision to open up the market for domain name endings is about to get even stickier as the registration process nears its deadline. According to numerous analysts, there will be an outburst of legal issues after the new …

ICANN Delays Deadline For gTLD Applications ICANN Delays Deadline For gTLD Applications

Were you one of many potential domain owners trying to hurry the submission of your gTLD application to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers by today’s deadline? Thanks to reports of “unusual behavior with the operation of the …

ANA on ICANN Increasing gTLDs - "Reckless" ANA on ICANN Increasing gTLDs - "Reckless"
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On January 12, ICANN began carrying out its controversial new plan. As WebProNews previously reported, the organization made the historical decision last year to expand the number of generic top-level domain (gTLD) names to an unlimited number. What this means is that the 22 domain name endings, including .com, .org, and others that currently exist could turn into .brand going forward.

ICANN Wants Your Input On Domains

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers or ICANN is seeking public input for creating, approving and adding generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to the Internet.