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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

.Online Becomes the Fastest TLD to Sell 50,000 Domains

Post a record breaking launch, .online is still going strong 7 days into launch. After registering 28,000 domains in the first 30 minutes, .online seems to have broken one more record -- the fastest to sell 50,000 domains. more»

.ONLINE GA Launches with 28,000 Registrations in the First 30 Minutes

Radix's much awaited and probably its biggest TLD, .online entered General Availability earlier today. .online has smashed .club's launch record by registering 28,000+ domains in the first 30 minutes itself. more»

Influential Law Firms Have Become Early Adopters of '.law' TLD

DLA Piper, one of the world's largest global business law firms, located in more than 30 countries around the world, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a leading international law firm whose clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, are among the law firms to adopt .law domains. more»

.Online Receives 550+ Sunrise Requests, a Fortnight Still to Go

Radix announced their latest generic launch, .online has already received 550+ Sunrise requests, with 15 more days for the phase to end. The versatile nature of the TLD has attracted participation from brands across varied industry verticals. more»

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

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»