Thomas Barrett

Thomas Barrett

President - EnCirca, Inc
Joined on July 9, 2003 – United States
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EnCirca is an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar formed in 2001.  Specialties include: trademark protection and community-focused top-level domains, such as .travel, .jobs, .aero and .pro.  For more information, visit EnCirca.


A Case for Further DNS Registrar Industry Self-Regulation

When Two Trademarks Aren't Confusingly Similar to One Trademark

Lessons from .Build One Year After Launch: Q&A with CEO and Founder George Minardos

No Easy Solutions to TLD Branding and Labeling

Choose a gTLD for Love or for Added Value?

Wait and See Approach on Abuse

How Are ICANN's New TLDs Doing?

AdDomains: A New Weapon for Traditional Advertising

Internet Governance: Why Africa Should Take the Lead

First New TLD Quietly Enters Sunrise Period

Key Steps for Operational Readiness and Successful Launch of a New gTLD

What New gTLD Applicants Need Is a Quick, Lightweight Answer to the World's Governments. Here It Is.

Mishandling the Registrar Contract Negotiations

Compliance Overhaul a NON-Start

Registering for the Registrar Rodeo: A Note to the New gTLDs

First Insights from the GAC Early Warnings on New Top-Level Domains

A Navigation Aid or a Brand TLD? (Part 2 of 2)

Analysis of the IDN New gTLD Applications

Fake Bank Site, Fake Registrar

ICANN Senate Hearing: The Battle Between Intellectual Property and Multistakeholderism

ICANN Board - GAC Geneva Meeting: Open to Observers?

Red Tape Set to Snuff Out Online Identity of Wales

Could .NAME be the Killer App ENUM is Waiting For?

Who Is Blocking WHOIS? Part 2

When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid

China Won't Repeat Protectionist Past in Digital Realm

XXX Saga Continues

Post Delegation Dispute: A Once Supportable Concept Proposed by the IRT is Now Unsupportable

What is Good Policy for a Domain Name Registry?

Domain Front Running by Registrars Continues to Draw Attention

More on WHOIS Privacy

ICANN Board to Vote on Domain Tasting Measure

Nation of Cameroon Typo-Squats the Entire .com Space

Sponsored TLD Unnecessary? Ron Andruff Responds to Forrester Research

WIPO Crowing Again About "Cybersquatting"

Time to Renew .coop, .museum, and .aero ICANN

Why Restricted TLDs Should Not Be Gatecrashed

Spirit of .Pro, Where Art Thou?

Shambles at the .Pro Registry

Domain Owners Lose Privacy

dotMP Goes Mobile, Limits Access to WHOIS Data

The Site Finder Report: Dr. Stephen Crocker, Chair of the Committee

New Mobile Domain Another Bad Idea to Receive $1 Million for Four Domain Names

Topic Interests

DNSPrivacyDomain NamesICANNNew TLDsSpamEnumRegistry ServicesDomain ManagementPolicy & RegulationLawMultilinguismCybersecurityBrand ProtectionBlockchainMobile InternetTelecomWhoisInternet ProtocolCybercrimeInternet GovernanceUDRPDNS SecurityWebCensorshipAccess ProvidersMalwareEmailRegional Registries

Recent Blogs

Trademark Owners Beware – There's a New Brand Identifier to Worry About

.BANK Launches With a Bang

Bulk Sunrise Period for Special Collision List Starts Next Week

Would It Be Selfish to Register Calzone.Pizza?

First New TLD Quietly Enters Sunrise Period

Popular Posts

Could .NAME be the Killer App ENUM is Waiting For?

Spirit of .Pro, Where Art Thou?

What If .COM Had Been Born With Site Finder?

How the Registrar Cash Flow Model Could Collapse with New ICANN gTLDs

First New TLD Quietly Enters Sunrise Period