Indian government blocks Archive.org

The government of India has blocked Archive.org thanks to a complaint by two Bollywood studios. Prakash Jha Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment chose to target infringing copies of their movies, through the High Court of the Judicature at Madras, rather than sending the Internet Archive a takedown notice. Archive.org responded to the incident: “After a […]

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GST and domains : Goods and Services Tax to mess things up in India

On July 1st, the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) is hitting online transactions in India. The measure has a lot of potential to disrupt online activities, including those related to domain name registration, negatively. What is the Indian Goods and Services Tax? Currently, Indian e-commerce web sites do not collect any tax in any […]

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Domainking.NG : Police report asserts “terrorist angle” to Indian registrar’s activities

Domainking.NG, a self-styled domain registrar asserting to be Nigeria’s top choice, is in trouble; its founders were arrested by the Pune city police early in February, accused of a variety of charges. The company’s founders operated Domainking.NG from Punjab, in India, and the local police is now taking a “terrorist angle” to the charges. According […]

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Head to India for DomainX 2016 – Get a free lunch pass

DomainX 2016 is getting closer; the domain networking event for professionals will be hosted in New Delhi, India, between August 5th and 7th. Hundreds of domain investors are expected to arrive for educating sessions full of networking opportunities. Among the speakers are popular domain investors, such as Frank Schilling, Ron Jackson, Samiran Gupta and Bill […]

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Jitendra Vaswani : Indian domainer and blogger speaks out

Jitendra Vaswani is an energetic domain investor and blogger from India. Like many young men in his country, he lived his early years under the social pressure exerted by family, friends and the education system: get a good paying job – blogging won’t pay the bills. Domain conferences in India, such as DomainX, are setting […]

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All treat and no trick : DomainX 2016 special “early bird” discount

Happy Halloween, and what a better time to offer some domainer candy, in the form of a massive 50% discount to DomainX 2016. The premier domain conference in India is already gearing up for the 2016 show, and is expected to draw record numbers of attendees. DomainX 2016 takes place in New Delhi, on August […]

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Uniregistry : Tapping into the lucrative domain market of India

Uniregistry announced the immediate availability of domain registrar services for the Indian ccTLD, dot .IN. Tapping into the lucrative domain market of India, Uniregistry’s founder, Frank Schilling, tweeted in both English and Hindu the news: India just got a better registrar, Uniregistry now supports .in names. .IN: Retail $8.88 .ORG.IN: Retail $7.88 .CO/NET.IN: Retail $7.88 […]

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Indian Supreme Court : You cannot block porn web sites in India

A decision was delivered by the Indian Supreme Court to reject and cancel an interim order, seeking the blocking of all porn sites in India. The Court’s decision was based on the “fundamental right to personal liberty to watch porn in the privacy of their room.” Chief Justice H.L. Dattu said that such orders cannot […]

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Indian domain market and start ups : Do you really own your domains?

Indian start-ups are enjoying an increased availability of angel investment capital, in an emerging market. Many seize this opportunity to spend money on brand development, including the acquisitions of premium domain names. While numbers differ in India in terms of absolute numbers, spending 30% of one’s budget to achieve brand awareness and secure a domain […]

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DomainX 2015 announces The Taj West End as domain conference venue

DomainX 2015, the premier domain conference of India, is gearing up for “two days of inspiration” on August 7 & 8, 2015. Today, the Domain Name Owners Association of India officially announced that The Taj West End in Bangalore, India, will be the conference venue. More legend than hotel, The Taj West End will offer […]

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Government censors at work: Mass filtration of XXX web sites in India

The government of India issued a mass filtration directive for numerous web sites that facilitate the exchange of pornography. The Department of Telecom has instructed more than 150 Indian ISPs to re-route traffic to 39 web sites, some of which share non-pornographic content as well. Adult pornography is not banned in India, but apparently, the […]

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India’s biggest problem – Available as a dot com

It’s shocking seeing how a country with one of the oldest cultures in the world is still doing it in the woods. India, with its 1.2 billion population, suffers from hygiene in the most basic of all functions: going number two. Public defecation is so prominent in large metro areas such as New Delhi, that […]

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