With well over 1000 new Top Level Domains up and running now there are all sorts of possibilities to create seemingly novel URLs that leverage the meaning to the right-of-the-dot.
Yesterday, egregious financial truth-tellers (and easyDNS client) ZeroHedge broke the news that parties unknown engineered what looks to be a textbook “pump-and-dump” on Twitter’s stock by putting up a fake “Bloomberg Financial News” site on the domain bloomberg.market and proceeded to run a story on it about Twitter being acquired. The story spread and shares […]
Today is the day, .xxx sunrise begins. Here’s an offer we should all refuse: Wanna protect your good name from having somebody erect a pornographic website on yourname.xxx? Then fork over $300 and you’ll be “protected” against that happening for 10 years. It’s called a non-adult sunrise blocking registration and the .xxx registry expects those […]
Before the weekend I was asked to write a guest piece for Domain Name News (DNN) about my take on the new Top Level Domains program which purports to begin adding unlimited new TLDs to the root. Our reaction as a company to new TLDs is atypical for most Registrars. Rather than whip our member […]