June 2012 NEWS
The GAC, an ICANN advisory body, has aired concerns in regard to domain name resellers. Read more »
The domain name industry is about to get a whole lot more crowded. ICANN has provided a full list of applicants for new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) names and what extensions they have applied for. The question remains whether consumers will embrace the extensions once the TLD's eventually approved are rolled out. Read more »
In what will be a world first if implemented, the overseeing body of Australia's domain name space has proposed the introduction of a mandatory security standard for all existing and potential .au domain registrars. The organisation is seeking feedback on this and other initiatives from industry stakeholders and the public. Read more »
EURid has released its .EU domain name progress report for the first quarter of 2012; stating that the extension is enjoying continued substantial success after experiencing a 6.1% increase in registrations since the first quarter of last year. Read more »
ICANN's program to expand the number of generic Top Level Domains (gTLD's) has seen some curious applications submitted - including one from Google and another that may send shivers up the spines of brand owners. Read more »
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