Weekly Launch Guide December 4, 2017

Ireland Liberalizes Registration Policies

The IE Domain Registry updated their policy of requiring an explanation of why a particular domain name is being registered – also referred to as the “claim to the name”…

.GDPR Overview with Ken Linscott, CSC®

The clock continues to tick toward May 25, 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be officially enforced across the European Union (EU)…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide November 27, 2017

A Wealth of Knowledge from the Persian Gulf: Insights from ICANN 60, Abu Dhabi

CSC® experts have been around the world gathering ICANN insights, most recently in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. In late October, Director of Policy and Industry Affairs Gretchen Olive, along with Head of New gTLD Services Ben Anderson, attended ICANN 60 in the Persian Gulf…

Rugby Announces Launch Plans

World Rugby Strategic Developments Limited announced plans to launch the new gTLD, .rugby…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide November 20, 2017

.Rugby Announces Launch Plans

World Rugby Strategic Developments Limited announced plans to launch the new gTLD, .rugby…

Chinese IDNs available for .VIP

Starting November 21, 2017, .VIP will allow Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the Chinese script…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide November 6, 2017

Chinese IDNs available for .VIP

Starting November 21, 2017, .VIP will allow Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the Chinese script…

The Cost of Online Counterfeiting for Apparel & Accessory Brands

The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector suffers greatly when it comes to counterfeiting, with pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, food and drink, tobacco and apparel and accessories being most affected, costing firms millions in revenue and countries billions in lost tax revenues…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide October 30, 2017

New Launch Phase Available for .KE

The KeNIC Registry added a Grandfather Phase to their launch of top-level .KE (Kenya) registrations…

Unpacking .Storage

XYZ Registry has taken over management of .storage and plans to relaunch the TLD on November 7, 2017.  The launch will start with a Landrush Phase …

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…