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

Is .com still the “Gold Standard”?

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25th Jan 2013

Posted By: Jason Schaeffer Is .com still the “Gold Standard”? Listen to Jason Schaeffer’s interview on the new gTLDs (Generic Top Level Domains) that aired on WHYY on January 23, 2013. Read more at WHYY.org: New names to come to … more