- SUNRISE PERIOD START: Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 16:00;
- SUNRISE PERIOD END: Monday, 28 September, 2015 - 16:00.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Extract: "To put it another way, new TLDs have total registrations equalling nearly 5.5 percent of the incumbent powerhouse TLD, .com in just 18 months".
Extract: "The ICA is a non-profit advocating for the rights and interests of domain name owners and related service providers".
Monday, July 27, 2015
Extract: "Si les clubs de football adoptent peu à peu les noms de domaine “.club”, nous nous sommes rendus compte qu’ils ne sont pas les seuls car de nombreux autres clubs sportifs ont aussi fait le pas".
Extract: "Each bidder will be required to deposit $100,000 USD in escrow prior to the auction. Once you register, you will be contacted by email with more details and instructions regarding escrow deposit and Terms of Service".
Friday, July 24, 2015
- SUNRISE PERIOD START: Monday, 7 September, 2015 - 16:00;
- SUNRISE PERIOD END: Monday, 9 November, 2015 - 16:00.
.MIAMI new gTLD (SP has started):
- SUNRISE PERIOD START: Monday, 20 July, 2015 - 16:00;
- SUNRISE PERIOD END: Friday, 18 September, 2015 - 16:00.
Extract: "Issues such as whether a new round should focus on brands and/or community and geographic gTLDs and a renewed effort to provide application support to underserved and underrepresented communities were also popular issues of discussion".
Extract: "Craig Schwartz, fTLD’s managing director,told ThinkAdvisor Thursday that more than 2,200 banks have applied for more than 5,500 domain names. Those banks include BB&T, US Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, SunTrust, Dollar Bank and City National Bank".
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Extract: "If a .brand domain name doesn’t have any more weight than any other TLD, what is the advantage of using it? I would imagine there could be added trust with a .brand domain name because a consumer should know that the brand operates the extension and it’s less likely to be a phishing site or a site offering counterfeit goods. However, at least at this point in time, I don’t think consumers would know enough about the new extensions to understand this yet".
Extract: "CANN has updated the PDT test specifications and supporting resources. The notable changes to the test specifications are summarized below. The changes primarily update the IDN tests to incorporate the changes that have been issued via an errata document to participants since 20 May 2015".
Extract: "Eventually, Google and other search engines will begin taking sites with certain extensions more seriously, as more and more companies start to build on them. I believe this to be especially true for the travel and hospitality verticals".
Extract: "The new gTLD Newsletter from Authentic Web: "At Authentic Web, we focus on brand innovation in New Top Level Domain spaces. Our Market Momentum report highlights use cases deployed by major brands".