Friday, April 29, 2016

The new gTLD info for Friday, April 29th

Another nice message received from an member of the IDN Implementation Guidelines Experts group at ICANN and ALAC representative. The "At-Large Community" (ALAC) is a group within the ICANN, which represents the interests of Internet users. There are over 190 At-Large Structures (ALSes) around the world. To give an example, the ALAC helps influence Internet policies such as WHOIS and new generic Top-Level Domains. The message received from Wael:
"I visit avery day. I get the email right before going to bed :)"
  1. The .WEB/.WEBS new gTLD Auction:
    Commencement Date on 27 July 2016 at 13:00 UTC;
  2. Another Brand ends its new gTLD contract with ICANN: the third one;
  3. Download - Brochure: "Your .BRAND is your .business";
  4. The .HOMES Sunrise Period ends soon:
    • SUNRISE PERIOD END: Friday, 6 May, 2016;
    • CLAIMS NOTIFICATION PERIOD START: Tuesday, 12 May, 2015;
    • CLAIMS NOTIFICATION PERIOD END: Wednesday, 10 August, 2016.
      Participate in this Sunrise Period with Nameshield.
  5. Branding - Using with a "." in your Brand? Don't forget to secure the corresponding domain name when it exists!
  6. The .SHOP Lawsuit finally ends;
  7. In French: "Noms de domaine Web personnalisés : gadget superflu ou levier à intégrer dans sa communication digitale?"
  8. More coming.
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