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Whoah! Dot .cyou ready to battle it out with .icu

Dot .cyou is a new gTLD currently in sunrise, which invites trademark holders to grab their matching .cyou domains. Short for “see you,” the dot .cyou gTLD is aimed at “generation Z” folks. According to its Registry: “The .cyou domain extension is also well-suited for innovative brands that embrace modern social media and want to […]

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Dot .CLUB : Six years old!

Dot .CLUB is officially six years old, and my, how does time fly! We have made some super memories, visiting with partners, registrants, and friends around the world. We have seen so many super websites and businesses created using a .CLUB domain. Seeing the passion, creativity, and innovation behind so many .CLUB communities is the […]

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#Domain sightings : #Hunter dot .Direct makes its first appearance alongside a .com

Domain sightings are random encounters with domains in the non-digital realm. These are domains we see emblazoned on cars, business signs, or products. For ease, we separate them in dot .com sightings, and everything else. This time around we came across a dot .Direct domain in its virginal appearance! The Donuts, Inc. gTLD has 11,763 […]

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#Domain sightings: The Lakeside .Church

Domain sightings are random encounters “in the wild” with domain names. These involve domain names in the physical realm, and not on the Internet. We classify them into two categories: dot .com domain names, and everything else. This time around we came across a dot .Church domain, and not for the first time. Still, domains […]

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Downtime at #eNom reveals a handy TLD, gTLD and ccTLD chart

Domain registrar eNom is having a scheduled downtime for some of its functions currently. In particular, the following activities are offline at the time of this post: Availability Checks Whois Services Domain Purchases Domain Renewals Domain Updates That’s pretty much anything you need to do with managing your domains at eNom! ๐Ÿ™‚ But wait, there’s […]

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Terrible #Marketing : One of the #Domain King’s droppings gets re-registered

The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, embraced the registration of meaningful new gTLDs early on in the game. Rick went after gTLD domains where keyword+gTLD formed a pair that made sense. Eventually, the experienced domainer dropped most of these domains, focusing instead on the classic extensions, .com, .net and .org. Terrible.Marketing, one of the Domain King’s […]

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#SpamAssassin and #domains : Which #TLDs are viewed as bad?

If you’re using SpamAssassin to manage your web site’s email traffic, you’re doing it right. Billions of spam emails are being sent out every year, and the proliferation of new gTLDs has given cheap alternatives to legacy TLDs. What are the ones SpamAssassin sees as the most potentially bad? The Spam Assassin rule, KAM_SOMETLD_ARE_BAD_TLD is […]

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Two #Pioneer banks fight it out over the restricted #domain Pioneer.Bank

Two banks, Pioneer Bank of New Mexico, and Pioneer Bank, SSB, are fighting over the domain name Pioneer.Bank. The first bank filed a UDRP claiming that the domain was allocated to the Respondent by the dot .Bank registry during the sunrise period, based on a pending Benelux mark. That trademark thus passed the Trademark Clearinghouse […]

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Victim .fashion : #Dutch railroad campaign uses shocking images on a #gTLD #domain

Dot .fashion is a gTLD operated by MMX, and aimed at fashion fans, designers and merchants. The Dutch railroad company ProRail, however, is using the domain name Victim.fashion creatively. A play on “fashion victim,” the reference to “victim fashion” is a grim insider’s view of fatalities caused by railroad accidents, life-ending events when people ignore […]

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#ICANN shut down inactive #CZDS accounts with no explicit warning

ICANN has moved to shut down inactive CZDS accounts on its data portal, without any explicit warning. The system suffered security breaches in its early days, and is primarily being used to tap into gTLD data and daily registration records. By shutting down dormant CZDS accounts that have not been used in a year, ICANN […]

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#Amazon peoples launch peaceful protest outside #ICANN headquarters opposing new gTLD

The embattled gTLD dot .Amazon has been a thorny issue in ICANN’s side; for a few years now, indigenous Amazon peoples have been blocking its launch. Amazon, the monolithic online retailer, wants dot .Amazon for its own use – just like it owns dot .AWS for its web and cloud hosting services. The Amazon people […]

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#Dynadot : Searching for new #domains promotes a sea of new gTLDs instead of the obvious!

How times have changed. In a sea of new gTLDs, the good old dot .COM appears to be a secondary choice. At least, that’s what Dynadot wants us to believe. As weird as it seems, when searching with the Dynadot tool for available domains, the main list of results contains no less than 20 gTLDs […]

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