28th Feb 2013

Posted By: ESQwire.com  After announcing their plans to push for a shorter .uk second level domain back in October 2012, UK domain registry Nominet has been forced to rework the idea after it failed to garner much support. Back in … more

27th Feb 2013

Posted By: ESQwire.com   ICANN published its list of new gTLD contention sets that were identified during the string similarity review. On Tuesday, February 26, 2013, ICANN released the string similarity contention sets that were accumulated during the string similarity review … more

26th Feb 2013

Posted By: ESQwire.com  ICANN has announced their plans to unveil a global repository of trademark information, the Trademark Clearinghouse, in preparation for the introduction of new gTLDs. ICANN announced on February 25, 2013 that they will be unveiling a new … more

18th Feb 2013

Posted By: ESQwire.com Kevin Murphy of DomainIncite.com has reported that ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee may raise objections to five .health gTLD applications. In a recent blog post from DomainIncite.com, Kevin Murphy has reported that ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is … more

15th Feb 2013

Posted By: ESQwire.com  Fadi Chehadé – the CEO of ICANN – has surprised a few in the industry by setting what some have called an “aggressive” timeline for the first new TLD delegation. The CEO of ICANN, Fadi Chehadé has … more

Posted By: ESQwire.com Google filed a UDRP complaint with the National Arbitration Forum against the owner of 21 Google-related domains. Google filed a UDRP complaint with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) against the owner of 21 Google-related domain names. The … more

Sedo racks up $1.57m in sales for the past week

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Posted By: ESQwire.com In the past week, Sedo’s marketplace conducted 800 transactions totaling $1.57m – the highest selling domain, Apuestas.com (“bets” in Spanish), sold for six-figures at €165,000 EUR (approximately $222k USD). The highest selling ccTLD was Veterinar.se, “veterinary” in … more

14th Feb 2013

Posted By: ESQwire.com  A recent public comment period was opened up in order to garner some feedback with regard to some gTLDs having been proposed with “single-registrant” business models. More precisely, the registry for the gTLD would have control over all … more