Saturday, August 31, 2013

New gTLDs news for week 35

New contracting statistics released
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/announcements-and-media/announcement-3-30aug13-en

Only 29 gTLD applications still in IE as 101 pass and nine fail
http://domainincite.com/14354-only-29-gtld-applications-still-in-ie-as-101-pass-and-nine-fail

ICANN Announces Conclusion of New gTLD Initial Evaluations
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/announcements-and-media/announcement-30aug13-en

What’s in a (domain) name?
http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/What+domain+name/8853774/story.html

New gTLD Dotless Domain Names Prohibited
http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-30aug13-en.htm

101 New gTLD Pass ICANN IE; 8 Go To Extended Evaluation; Passing .Sex; .Islam; .Stockholm; .Ford; .Volvo
http://www.thedomains.com/2013/08/30/102-new-gtld-pass-icann-ie-8-go-to-extended-evaluation-passing-sex-islam-stockholm-ford-volvo/

ICANN Announces Conclusion of New gTLD Initial Evaluations [PR]
http://www.domainnamenews.com/new-gtlds/icann-announces-conclusion-of-new-gtld-initial-evaluations-pr/23204

Sina tops Tencent in battle over Weibo top level domain names
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/30/sina-tops-tencent-in-battle-over-weibo-top-level-domain-names/

What’s New, Now, Next…
http://unitedtld.com/whats-new-now-next/

Lawsuit against new TLD applicant Famous Four is dismissed
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/30/lawsuit-against-new-tld-applicant-famous-four-is-dismissed/

Google hiring for new top level domain name initiative
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/30/google-jobs-new-tlds/

New gTLD preparedness project
http://www.haven2.com/index.php/archives/new-gtld-preparedness-project

dotAfrica Government Reserved Name List
http://youtu.be/GaJu015LVOs

Donuts Signs Contracts With ICANN on 12 new gTLD’s
http://www.thedomains.com/2013/08/30/donuts-signs-contracts-with-icann-on-12-new-gtlds/

Political pressure on .WINE & .VIN applicants
http://blog.guillon.com/2013/08/political-pressure-on-wine-vin.html

Update: Trademark Clearinghouse for Registries & Registrars
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/announcements-and-media/announcement-2-29aug13-en

gTLD Strategy Services: Top Level Solutions
http://www.fairwindspartners.com/What-We-Do/gTLD-Strategy/

Here are the missing Amazon and .Pets new TLD documents
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/29/here-are-the-missing-amazon-and-pets-new-tld-documents/

String Confusion Objections: Still Confusing
http://gtldblog.tumblr.com/post/59714618857/string-confusion-objections-still-confusing

What Are New gTLD Governance Councils?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20130829_what_are_new_gtld_governance_councils/

Analyzing new TLD string objection panelists
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/29/analyzing-new-tld-string-objection-panelists/

700 new web address names are coming: here’s what you need to know
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/internet/3466120/what-you-need-know-about-new-tlds/

Name collisions comments call for more gTLD delay
http://domainincite.com/14334-name-collisions-comments-call-for-more-gtld-delay

Applicant Responses to GAC Advice (Published 28 August 2013)
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/gac-advice/durban47

Thousands of New Jobs and New Faces Coming to the Domain Industry
http://www.ricksblog.com/2013/08/thousands-of-new-jobs-coming-to-the-domain-industry/

.WINE & .VIN : an answer by the French Ministry of Agriculture
http://blog.guillon.com/2013/08/wine-vin-answer-by-french-ministry-of.html

Verisign wins objection against .ecom top level domain name
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/28/verisign-wins-objection-against-ecom-top-level-domain-name/

ANA: ICANN is Falling Short of its Mission to Protect Internet Security and Stability
http://www.thedomains.com/2013/08/28/ana-icann-is-falling-short-of-its-mission-to-protect-internet-security-and-stability/

THE GREAT INTERNET LAND GRAB
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/08/web-domains-great-internet-land-grab.html

New gTLD Queries at the Root & Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle
http://blogs.verisigninc.com/blog/entry/new_gtld_queries_at_the

Napa and Champagne Seek Internet Safeguards
http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2013/08/napa-joins-with-champagne-to-protect-regional-identity

Nouveaux gTLDs : que sont donc les Conseils de Gouvernance ?
http://www.journaldunet.com/ebusiness/expert/55078/nouveaux-gtlds---que-sont-donc-les-conseils-de-gouvernance.shtml

ICANN to begin contracting process on “uncalculated risk” strings
http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/28/icann-to-begin-contracting-process-on-uncalculated-risk-strings/

Gimme Shelter: With Hackers Hitting Domain Providers, Brands May Rely Heavily on New gTLDs
http://www.gtldstrategy.com/brand-protection-strategies/gimme-shelter-with-hackers-hitting-domain-providers-brands-may-rely-heavily-on-new-gtlds

Look Who’s Attending the Digital Marketing & gTLD World Congress
http://momentumevents.co/gtldattending/

As Comment Period On New gTLD Name Collisions Come To An End, Comments Flood Into ICANN
http://www.thedomains.com/2013/08/28/as-comment-period-on-name-collisions-come-to-an-end-comments-flood-into-icann/