It seems to be a bumper month for General Availability launches of new gTLDs in September with 16 happening by my count, along with 18 Sunrise launches.
Microsoft have announced they implemented a specific spam filtering mechanism for their Bing search engine a few months ago that targets a common spam technique known as URL keyword stuffing (KWS).
.XYZ is the first new gTLD to reach 500,000 registrations.At the time of writing this article, there are 501,447 .XYZ domain name registrations.
The referendum the Scottish people will vote on 18 September to determine whether the country gains independence from the United Kingdom has a lot of far-reaching implications for the country, one of which that is little discussed is top level domains.
Sedo will be hosting this month the Cyrillic .online and .site premium domain name auction. The auction starts September 26,2014 and will end seven days later, on October 3,2014.
During the TLDCON 2014 conference, the issue of new domain names was raised and discussed. The discussion was moderated by Andrei Voroboy.