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New domain name registration volumes: all new gTLD reports were updated by Jean Guillon.

Monday, December 21, 2015

UPDATE: the new gTLD info of the day (Monday)

www.joker.com
Investor talks about new gTLDs
(End of the article)
"Clearly 3 out of 4 new gtld's are underwater by number of registrations. Of course the number of registrations may have little to do with the actual commercial success of a gtld. It just happens to be one of the only pieces of data we can judge by early on. Number of registrations may not matter to an end user. Then again, it may! I will judge by the total amount of money spent to advertise and promote any single gtld. That includes all Radio, TV, Magazine, Billboards etc."http://www.ricksblog.com/2015/12/20-year-post-part-2-gtlds/

New gTLDs and Legal Rights Objection : which rights to be invoked ?
In the framework of a legal rights objection proceeding, the panel shall assess whether the disputed new gTLD application might infringe complainant’s rights.
http://ip-it.philippelaw.eu/new-gtlds-and-legal-rights-objection-which-rights-to-be-invoked/?lang=en
Season's Greetings from .AFRICA
The high point of our year was the Independent Review Panel (IRP) victory over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) -the California-USA based organization that oversees the Internet Domain Name System. DotConnectAfrica Trust had applied for the .Africa generic Top-Level Domain registry from ICANN in 2012.
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151218_seasons_greetings_2015_end_of_year_message_from_dotconnectafrica/

Dish DBS prevails in .PHONE over Donuts
.phone will be restricted
The new gTLD .phone is going to be tightly restricted, after Dish DBS won the contested string at auction.
http://domainincite.com/19732-phone-will-be-restricted-after-dish-gtld-auction-win

Will your dot brand help your SEO ranking?
Dot brand sites have the potential to be better ranked than other TLDs, but it will actually be the brands’ responsibility to make it happen.
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/your-dot-brand-help-seo-ranking-arnaud-astier

Tata’s bid for .tata gTLD scuppered by Morocco
Tata Group, the humongous Indian conglomerate, has been told its flagship application for a dot-brand gTLD has been refused.
http://domainincite.com/19729-tatas-bid-for-tata-gtld-scuppered-by-morocco

New gTLD Development
A few foreign language sites are included this week, as the new gTLDs of course aren’t limited to the English language. The screenshots are linked, if you would like to check them out for yourselves.
http://domainshane.com/new-gtld-development-iot-flowers-datacom-global-atec-link/

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UPDATE: the French new gTLD info of the day

Quand Pékin s’empare de la gouvernance d’Internet
La Chine organisait cette semaine une Conférence mondiale de l’Internet. Est-ce le bon endroit pour en débattre?
https://www.letemps.ch/monde/2015/12/18/pekin-s-empare-gouvernance-internet

Le contentieux des nouveaux noms de domaine (new gTLDs)
Afin d’élargir le champ d’exploitation commerciale de l’internet, un processus de création de nouvelles extensions a été lancé en 2011. Progressivement, des dénominations de sites web, plus conviviales et intuitives (.hotel, .flowers, .book, etc.), deviennent disponibles, au sein des nouveaux domaines ainsi ouverts. Certaines autorités publiques, grandes entreprises ou organismes professionnels ont par ailleurs souhaité accroître leur visibilité sur le net en créant leur propre domaine (.bmw, .siemens, .paris, .gent, .amsterdam, .alsace, .brussels), dont elles se réservent l’usage ou qu’elles mettent à la disposition des tiers intéressés, selon leurs stratégies respectives.
http://shop.wolterskluwer.be/shop/fr_BE/navigation/110/Le-contentieux-des-nouveaux-noms-de-domaine-gTLDs-?p=BPNOMDOMBI15001

Mon Nom de Domaine .corsica
Montrer sa localisation en Corse : le référencement des moteurs de recherche est aujourd'hui géolocalisé, ainsi les sites en .corsica seront prioritairement indexés par ces moteurs de recherche et apparaitront plus facilement dans les résultats de recherche.
http://www.corsicamania.com/boutiques-en-ligne/boutiques-en-ligne/1.3165-mon-nom-de-domaine-corsica.html

Noms de domaine : nouvelles extensions, nouveaux enjeux, nouveaux risques.
Le 26 juin 2008, l’ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) confirmait sa décision d’ouvrir au public la possibilité de créer de nouvelles extensions. Depuis 2012, plusieurs centaines de nouvelles extensions génériques ont été créées.
http://www.village-justice.com/articles/Nouvelles-extensions-nouveaux,21055.html

Appel d'offre noms de domaine (Camieg)
Externalisation du service de messagerie électronique et hébergement de noms de domaines de la camieg
http://www.e-marchespublics.com/annonce_marche_public_1192_419122.html

Appel d'offre noms de domaine (Ville de Paris)
Gestion et valorisation du portefeuille de noms de domaine de la Ville de Paris

The weekly "cities" new gTLD report by Jean Guillon

Are new domain names for cities purchased? This weekly publication reports on cities new domain name registration volumes.

In blue: city extensions with a notable domain name registration increase; in pink we added ".city" and ".town" new gTLDs; in red, city extensions facing a registration dicrease from one week to the other. Please note that ".tours" (a French city) was added to the list.
  1. The .NYC new gTLD: 86 522 domain name registrations
  2. .LONDON : 62 489
  3. .BERLIN : 58 304
  4. .TOKYO : 41 726
  5. .MOSCOW : 25 786
  6. .KOELN : 24 015
  7. .AMSTERDAM : 23 643
  8. .МОСКВА (xn--80adxhks) : 23 320
  9. .HAMBURG : 23 254
  10. .PARIS : 22 782
  11. .VEGAS : 14 977
  12. .CITY : 19 407
  13. .WIEN : 13 434
  14. .MIAMI : 13 140
  15. .QUEBEC : 11 145
  16. .MELBOURNE : 8 607
  17. .SYDNEY : 7 868
  18. .BRUSSELS : 6 352
  19. .CAPETOWN : 5 189
  20. .COLOGNE : 5 177
  21. .NAGOYA : 4 072
  22. .JOBURG : 3 729
  23. .TOURS : 3 664
  24. YOKOHAMA : 3 101
  25. .GENT : 3 080
  26. .DURBAN : 2 667
  27. .OKINAWA : 2 582
  28. .TOWN : 2 442
  29. .TAIPEI : 2 387
  30. .RIO : 1 096
  31. .OSAKA : 459
Source: https://ntldstats.com/tld/paris


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