Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Is the ICANN new gTLD program a failure?

Extract: "Nonetheless, in some parts of the Internet, it'll always be 1998, which brings us to .NYC, which recently published a six month update on how the TLD for New York City is doing. Not so hot, it turns out. Three quarters of the 72,000 registrations are just parked, and of the unparked ones, they found only 458 indexed by Google. Most of the rest just redirect to existing names in .COM or elsewhere".

Source: http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150303_the_dns_still_isnt_a_directory/.

Reminder:
  • To participate in a Sunrise Period, Brands should submit their trademark data into the Trademark Clearinghouse and check its calendar;
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  • Promoting new domain names to the right target requires time: contact Jovenet Consulting.

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