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.TV Value Grows With Changing Nature Of Media Consumption

.TV Value Grows With Changing Nature Of Media Consumption

The Tuvaluan ccTLD .TV has had its ups and downs since it was rebranded as a TLD aimed at the television industry. But it appears to be growing according to a report in The New York Times.

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.ORG Grows 1.4 Percent To 10.43 Million In First Half, 2014

.ORG Grows 1.4 Percent To 10.43 Million In First Half, 2014

The total number of .org domains under management increased to 10,428,027 globally, a 1.4 percent (143,512) increase in registrations in the six months to the end of June 2014, the latest bi-annual Dashboard report from the Public Interest Registry, the .org registry operator, has found.

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ICANN: Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group Begins Discussions

ICANN: Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group Begins Discussions

As announced on 19 August 2014, members of the Accountability and Governance Public Experts Group have been selected. This group will be responsible for the selection of up to seven Advisors to sit on the ICANN Accountability & Governance Coordination Group to assure that best practices are brought...

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Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Transition Update

Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Transition Update

FAQ and Community Wiki space for the Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Process are published

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ICANN: Answers to the Top 10 Questions About the Proposed Next-Generation Registration Directory Services to Replace WHOIS

ICANN: Answers to the Top 10 Questions About the Proposed Next-Generation Registration Directory Services to Replace WHOIS

Should you be interested in the DNS, registration services, WHOIS and related issues, join the Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services (EWG) for an interactive online Q&A about next generation Registration Directory Services (RDS).

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ICANN: ICG Announces Third Conference Call

ICANN: ICG Announces Third Conference Call

The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) will hold its third conference call on Tuesday, 26 August 2014, from 12:00-13:00 UTC.

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Three Percent Of New gTLD Domains Contain Business Websites, 41 Percent PPC

Three Percent Of New gTLD Domains Contain Business Websites, 41 Percent PPC

Three percent of domain names registered in new gTLDs contain business websites, Verisign has found after analysing the common usage of websites using new gTLD domain names.

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New gTLDs Break 2 Million Registrations, But 4 In 5 Parked

New gTLDs Break 2 Million Registrations, But 4 In 5 Parked

Registrations of new gTLDs domains broke the two million mark over the weekend across the 367 gTLDs that have been delegated, 195 of which having entered General Availability. As of Sunday there were over 2,031,000 registrations according to nTLDstats.com.

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Have Questions About the ICANN Accountability Process?

Have Questions About the ICANN Accountability Process?

On 14 August ICANN posted the Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance: Process and Next Steps. Since posting, we've received some questions that are compiled here together with items perhaps useful to be addressed for the community.

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"Chat" ccTLD Domains Take Top Two Positions On Aftermarket Chart

"Chat" ccTLD Domains Take Top Two Positions On Aftermarket Chart

A couple of “chat” domains, chat.fr and chat.de, took out the top two positions on the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported domains for the week ending 10 August. The domains sold for €99,999 ($133,999) and €65,000 ($87,100) respectively through Sedo.

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