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Afnic : The New Top Level Domain Names Are Shaking The Main Established Registrars

Afnic : The New Top Level Domain Names Are Shaking The Main Established Registrars

Afnic, the company behind .FR extension, released the September 2014 edition of the Afnic Industry Report on Domain Names. The report showed that some of the main registrars are not part of the nTLD "Top 10".

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Sedo Reports $1 Million in Domain Name Sales ! Baltic.Cruises Topped Sedo's weekly Sales List at $25,000

Sedo Reports $1 Million in Domain Name Sales ! Baltic.Cruises Topped Sedo's weekly Sales List at $25,000

Baltic.Cruises topped Sedo's weekly sales chart at $25,000. Highlights also include Kiel.com, leading the .COM category at 19,500 EUR and BS.tv, leading the ccTLD category at $15,000.

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ICANN: ICG Announces Fourth Conference Call

ICANN: ICG Announces Fourth Conference Call

The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) will hold its fourth conference call on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 from 21:30-22:30 UTC. For time zone conversions, please see here.

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ICANN Board Adopts FY15 Operating Plan and Budget

ICANN Board Adopts FY15 Operating Plan and Budget

The ICANN Board adopted the FY15 Operating Plan and Budget on 09 September 2014. To view the document please visit the Financials page.

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NiRA Closing In On Another Milestone : 60,000 .NG Domain Names

NiRA Closing In On Another Milestone : 60,000 .NG Domain Names

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA),the company behind .NG extension, is approaching 60,000 domain name registrations under .NG.

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Holiday.com Domain Could Sell for £21 Million

Holiday.com Domain Could Sell for £21 Million

Holiday.com could soon become the world's most expensive domain name when it will be auctioned off at the World Travel Market.

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ICANN CEO: US Not Giving Up Control Of Open Internet. Because It Doesn't Have Control.

ICANN CEO: US Not Giving Up Control Of Open Internet. Because It Doesn't Have Control.

"No single person, organisation or government has control of the global, decentralised internet," writes ICANN CEO and President Fadi Chehadé on the ICANN blog. "The United States is not giving up control of the open internet. How can I be sure?" Chehadé asks. "Because the U.S. does not have control...

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Bumper Month For New gTLD Launches In September

Bumper Month For New gTLD Launches In September

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.

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Cabs.com Domain Name Sells for $50,000 via Sedo

Cabs.com Domain Name Sells for $50,000 via Sedo

The domain name Cabs.com changed hands for $50,000 on Sedo. The seller was Enterprise Solutions Holdings Inc, of Alpharetta Georgia.

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ICANN: Alan Greenberg Selected as Next ALAC Chair

ICANN: Alan Greenberg Selected as Next ALAC Chair

Alan Greenberg, a long-time member of the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC), has been selected as the next ALAC Chair.

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