Thursday, May 19, 2016

The new gTLD info for Thursday, May 19th

Studying new domain name registration volumes is becoming more interesting: if it allows to see which Registry clearly cheats greatly improves its registration figures, it now allows to see which .BRAND new gTLD is deploying its projects with personalized domain name. This week, French new gTLD applicants like Arte (".arte"), Club Med (".clubmed"), Maif (".maif"), Sanofi (".sanofi") and Weber (".weber") are clearly working on something. I will come back on this.
  1. "Splendid" - .Canon, .Nikon and the Other Twenty Plus Photography-Related TLDs;
  2. Another Registrar becomes accredited to the .GDN new gTLD;
  3. Infographic - Top Level Domains Explained;
  4. Reminder: the NDD.camp takes place in Paris (16th of June);
  5. More strings were delegated since May the 12th:
    1. HKT
    2. GUARDIAN
    3. 嘉里
    4. BLOG
    5. DOT
  6. New gTLD reports:
    1. New gTLDs related to RELIGION (just updated);
      (the .WEB and .WEDDING new gTLDs were added to the report)
    2. New gTLDs related to FRENCH new gTLD applications (just updated);
  7. .AFRICA new gTLD - Irrespective of Error, Serious Question on Merits & Balance of Harm weighs in DCA’s Favor;
  8. 100,000 domain names registered already for .VIP;
  9. 30,000 .VIP Premium domains sold;
  10. More coming during the day (subscribe to receive the NEWS by email).
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