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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

40+ Pioneers Signed on for .TECH, as it Enters EAP Today


Co-founder of OnePlus, Carl Pei -- who recently revealed the highly-anticipated OnePlus 2 smartphone in the world's first virtual reality product launch -- is amongst the first tech industry leaders to reserve a .tech domain name. Carl intends to use 'carl.tech' for his blog and plans to make the move by the end of this year. more»

WeddingWire Joins Minds + Machines As New TLD '.Wedding' Pioneer

Minds + Machines (LSE:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, announced today that WeddingWire, the wedding industry's leading global online marketplace, has joined Minds + Machines as the latest '.wedding' pioneer. more»

Carlsberg Group Joins Minds + Machines Pioneer Program

After extensive consultation with Minds + Machines, Carlsberg has secured over 150 .beer domains, in a portfolio that includes their most popular brands such as baltika.beer, tuborg.beer, holsten.beer and kronenbourg.beer, as well as a variety of generic premium .beer names for use in future marketing projects and campaigns. more»

In Celebration of Marriage Equality Each New .LGBT Name Donates $20 to the It Gets Better Project

.LGBT (dotLGBT) domain registry operator Afilias announced the launch of the .LGBT Pride Program in celebration of two recent victories for LGBT equality: the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling regarding the right to marriage equality in the US, and Ireland's legalization of same-sex civil marriage. more»

TLD Security, Spec 11 and Business Implications

After successfully securing your new TLD, launching it, and executing on your meticulously devised marketing plan, the only other concern you face is Security. Unfortunately, predicting exactly when and to what degree a security threat will occur can be difficult but you can take steps to make your new TLD a source of legitimacy and credibility. more»

Alabama Joins dotVOTE Movement - Announces Alabama.vote for Its Election Site

Alabama has linked to the dotVOTE (.VOTE) movement to cut down on the confusion that voters may encounter if they move from one state to another and need information on voter registration. more»

LogicBoxes Partners With Domains.Green to Setup Retail & Wholesale Channels for .green Domains

LogicBoxes, the Vertical Integration Solutions Provider for New gTLDs and ccTLDs, today announced that it has partnered with Domains.green LLC to establish wholesale and retail channels for .green domains, helping Domains.green better serve global green community. more»

New Top-Level Domain .fit Launches, Announces Partnership with the Arnold Sports Festival

Minds + Machines Group (LSE: MMX), the owner and operator of the new .fit top-level domain, announced today that the Arnold Sports Festival, one of the many inspiring organizations associated with Arnold Schwarzenegger. more»

Bauer Media Joins Minds + Machines as a .fishing Pioneer

UK’s largest fishing publications switch to .fishing domains; Bauer Media, the European-based media group, has joined the Minds + Machines Pioneer Program for the new .fishing top-level domain. more»

New .vote TLD Used for Arizona Voters

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan and the .VOTE registry announced today that two new and simple web addresses have been launched for Arizona voters -- www.arizona.vote and www.arizona.voto. more»