Weekly Launch Guide August 5, 2019

The Magic of Vegas

Dot Vegas Inc. has announced the release of 2000+ previously Registry Reserved names, as well as 3,500+ names previously listed as premium. This release begins…

Adults Only

A new domain blocking mechanism has arrived, and this time, it is adults only – adult themes, that is. ICM Registry, (acquired by Minds & Machines (MMX) registry), recently announced a soft launch of a new blocking program that allows defensive minded Organizations to block registrations aimed specifically at…

Weekly Launch Guide July 29, 2019

Adults Only

A new domain blocking mechanism has arrived, and this time, it is adults only – adult themes, that is. ICM Registry, in partnership with the Minds & Machines (MMX) registry, announced a soft launch of a new block program aimed specifically at its 4 adult-themed TLDs…

Australia Prepares For Top-Level Launch

The .au Domain Administration (auDA) announced plans to allow second-level registrations in the .au domain space. The launch is expected in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019. Holders of existing third-level .au domains…

Weekly Launch Guide July 22, 2019

Adults Only

A new domain blocking mechanism has arrived, and this time, it is adults only – adult themes, that is. ICM Registry, in partnership with the Minds & Machines (MMX) registry, announced a soft launch of a new block program aimed specifically at its 4 adult-themed TLDs…

Australia Prepares For Top-Level Launch

The .au Domain Administration (auDA) announced plans to allow second-level registrations in the .au domain space. The launch is expected in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019. Holders of existing third-level .au domains…

Weekly Launch Guide July 15, 2019

Madrid Hopes To Be Summer Destinations

A new geographic TLD plans to launch this summer, .madrid. It begins its Sunrise phase on July 16, 2019, and runs through October 3rd, 2019…

Protecting Your Intellectual Property from Domain, Brand and Logo Infringements

When fraudsters impersonate or use a company’s brand name and logo, they not only infringe on a brand’s IP rights, but also devalue and dilute the brand and cut revenue…

Still Launching

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

Weekly Launch Guide July 8, 2019

Madrid Hopes To Be Summer Destinations

A new geographic TLD plans to launch this summer, .madrid. It begins its Sunrise phase on July 16, 2019, and runs through October 3rd, 2019…

Zuerich Postpones Launch

The launch plans for .zuerich have been postponed. The TLD was slated to begin a Sunrise launch phase on July 22, 2019…

Protecting Your Intellectual Property from Domain, Brand and Logo Infringements

Protecting your intellectual property (IP) is important to brands across the globe. When fraudsters impersonate or use a company’s brand name and logo…

More Time to Secure Your UK Domain

After 3 years of rights’ protections for existing 3rd level .uk domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, etc.) registrants, Nominet is preparing to release all unclaimed top-level .uk domains to the general public…

Still Launching

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

Weekly Launch Guide June 17, 2019

Madrid Hopes To Be Summer Destinations

A new geographic TLD plans to launch this summer, .madrid. It begins its Sunrise phase on July 16, 2019, and runs through October 3rd, 2019…

Zuerich Postpones Launch

The launch plans for .zuerich have been postponed. The TLD was slated to begin a Sunrise launch phase on July 22, 2019…

Recorded Webinar: How the GDPR is Changing the Internet, Cyber Security, Brand Protection and the Responsibilities of Legal Departments Globally

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable. While the primary purpose of the GDPR is to protect personal data of EU residents…

More Time to Secure Your UK Domain

After 3 years of rights’ protections for existing 3rd level .uk domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, etc.) registrants, Nominet is preparing to release all unclaimed top-level .uk domains to the general public…

Still Launching

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

Weekly Launch Guide June 10, 2019

Madrid and Zuerich Hope To Be Summer Destinations

Two new geographic TLDs plan to launch this summer, .madrid and .zuerich. The first to launch will be .madrid, which begins its Sunrise phase on July 16, 2019, and runs through October 3rd, 2019…

Recorded Webinar: How the GDPR is Changing the Internet, Cyber Security, Brand Protection and the Responsibilities of Legal Departments Globally

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable. While the primary purpose of the GDPR is to protect personal data of EU residents…

More Time to Secure Your UK Domain

After 3 years of rights’ protections for existing 3rd level .uk domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, etc.) registrants, Nominet is preparing to release all unclaimed top-level .uk domains to the general public…

Still Launching

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

Weekly Launch Guide May 6, 2019

DNS: The Neglected Building Block, Part 2 – Four DNS Vulnerabilities You Need to Know About

Recent cyber attacks highlight specific techniques bad actors use to intercept and manipulate a company’s legitimate web traffic, harvest credentials or email addresses, and perform other malicious activities, such as phishing…

Groupe Renault Endorses CSC

Pierre Tréhorel, digital content and domain names strategist for Renault Group—a global car manufacturer with multiple brands, including Renault and Dacia—spoke to CSC…

Still Launching

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