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…

Weekly Launch Guide October 9, 2017

Dot Brand Insights: What’s Trending & Domain Names for Social Media Channels

The CSC® Dot Brand Insights Report examines dot brand activity in the industry at large. The report looks at the industries using .brands the most—with a lot of activity in the financial, media, construction, and automotive industries…

Still Launching

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

Weekly Launch Guide October 2, 2017

With Symantec Certs Untrusted by Google and Others, Make Sure Your Domain is Secure

Why are SSL certificates such a big deal? Digital certificates, or secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates encrypt internet data traffic and verify the owner of a domain name for security purposes, ensuring all data exchanged stays private. Internet users notice…

The GDPR Goes Live in Fewer than Nine Months – Are You Prepared?

Over a year ago, the European Union (EU) announced the parameters regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Once in motion, the GDPR will bring a new….

Still Launching

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