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Nominet: 2013 in UK Domain Name Disputes

Nominet: 2013 in UK Domain Name Disputes

674 complaints handled and £6.55m in legal costs saved by Nominet’s award-winning Dispute Resolution Service in 2013.

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ICANN: Charter for the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group is Published

ICANN: Charter for the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group is Published

The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) today announced that it has finalized and published the group's charter [PDF, 45 KB].

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Second Round Of New gTLD Applications On ICANN Board Agenda: auIGF Discussion

Second Round Of New gTLD Applications On ICANN Board Agenda: auIGF Discussion

The prospect of a second round of applications for new gTLDs is on the agenda for ICANN, with discussions likely to take place at an upcoming board meeting, possibly as early as September.

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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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