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Noteworthy

 Some folks have already asked me if DNSSEC could have prevented Twitter.com traffic from being hijacked. In this case, the answer is, "No".

 The fact that lack of e-mail support could inhibit the adoption of IDNs is a problem Afilias has addressed with a newly developed IDN E-Mail software.

Registry Services / Industry Updates

Meet Boston Ivy, Home to Some of the Most Specialized TLDs in the Financial Services Sector

The company is backed by IG Group, a FTSE 250 listed, global leader in online trading. Now fully live and operational since Q4 2015, financial companies, banks and brokers have come forward to take advantage of registering their domain names of choice under these brand new industry-focused TLDs. more»

Move Beyond Defensive Domain Name Registrations, Towards Strategic Thinking

New TLDs hold a great deal of potential. Apart from being an important defense mechanism for companies, they can really benefit your business if you seize the marketing opportunities that accompany your new domain name. more»

Verisign Launches New gTLDs for the Korean Market, .닷컴 and .닷넷

Verisign is pleased to announce the launch of our phased rollout of .닷컴 and .닷넷, the localized versions of the .com and .net top-level domains (TLDs) in Hangul script for the Korean market. more»

Verisign Opens Landrush Program Period for .コム Domain Names

Today, the Landrush Program Period for .コム, the first IDN TLD from Verisign, opens for anyone to register .コム domain names on a first come, first served basis through June 12, 2016. more»

Afilias Announces Relaunch of .GREEN TLD

Afilias, a leading domain registry operator announces the relaunch of the .GREEN TLD (top level domain). .GREEN (dotGreen) celebrates the global green movement by providing a space that helps organizations and individuals show their support for green principles. more»

New .PROMO Domain Sunrise Period Begins Today

Afilias announces that the Sunrise Period for the new "dot PROMO" or .PROMO top level domain is now open for eligible trademark holders only. PROMO is the best Internet address for websites that feature special promotions providing value or incentives to deal-conscious shoppers. more»

Minds + Machines Group Announces Outsourcing Agreements, Web Address Change

Minds + Machines Group Limited announced today an agreement for Nominet to take over the technical back-end registry functions for up to 28 top level domains within the Group’s portfolio. more»

February Biggest Month to Date for Radix, Over 750K Domain Registrations

Domain name registry operator, Radix announced that February 2016 was its biggest month ever in terms of new registrations. Lead by .online, .site, .tech and .pw, Radix saw a record number of 768,683 new registrations in the month. more»

New .BET Domain Now Available to the Public

Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, announces public availability today for the new "dot BET" or .BET top level domain; .BET is being launched to support the burgeoning gaming industry making it easier for consumers to find betting sites. more»

Radix Gives Its TLD .SPACE a Makeover

Radix's domain extension .space surpassed 125,000 registrations in just about a year from launch and is all set for its next big mission - growing customer awareness. more»