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Domain Pulse 2015: Brand Owners Happy With DENIC Procedures

Domain Pulse 2015: Brand Owners Happy With DENIC Procedures

The lawyers of brand ownersand other registrants expressed their satisfaction with DENIC's rules and procedures in a panel discussion at the Domain Pulse conference in Berlin last Friday. But lawyers being lawyers, they're never totally happy!

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ICANN Update: New gTLD Applicant and GDD Portal Q&A Published

ICANN Update: New gTLD Applicant and GDD Portal Q&A Published

Questions and Answers related to the reported security issue in the New gTLD Applicant and GDD portals, as noted in the announcements below, have been published at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/new-gtld-applicant-portal-qa-02mar15-en.pdf [PDF, 192 KB].

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Sedo's 4 Letter Dot Com Auction is Underway ! 14 Domain Name Already Have Bids

Sedo's 4 Letter Dot Com Auction is Underway ! 14 Domain Name Already Have Bids

Sedo is hosting these days the 4 Letter Dot Com auction. The auction features 33 4-letter .com domain names, out of which 14 already received bids.

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Porn and .Adult Domain Names Now Available To Trademark Holders

Porn and .Adult Domain Names Now Available To Trademark Holders

ICM Registry, the company behind .XXX domain extension, announced that as of yesterday, .Porn and .Adult are available for registration to trademark holders.

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ICANN : Release of Country and Territory Names within the .EMERCK, .HAMBURG and .BERLIN TLDs

ICANN : Release of Country and Territory Names within the .EMERCK, .HAMBURG and .BERLIN TLDs

Currently, .EMERCK, .HAMBURG and .BERLIN Registry Agreements require country and territory names contained in specific internationally recognized lists to be withheld from registration or allocated to the registry operator at all levels.

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Over 5,000 .Cymru and .Wales Domain Names Sold In The First 24 hours

Over 5,000 .Cymru and .Wales Domain Names Sold In The First 24 hours

Nominet announced that there were over  5,000 .Cymru and .Wales domain names sold in the first 24 hours and more than 1,000 in the first hour.

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ICANN: 2015 Nominating Committee Application Period Ends Soon

ICANN: 2015 Nominating Committee Application Period Ends Soon

Time is running out to put your name forward to join the team of global leadership, largely volunteers, who help ICANN coordinate the policies and processes that shape the future of the Internet.

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Sell.com Domain Name Topped Flippa's Weekly Sales List at $20,000

Sell.com Domain Name Topped Flippa's Weekly Sales List at $20,000

Sell.com was the highest selling domain name for Flippa for the past week.The domain name changed hands for $20,000.

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BIMobject Acquires BIM.COM Domain Name

BIMobject Acquires BIM.COM Domain Name

BIMobject announced recently that it has acquired the dpremium domain name BIM.com. The price was not disclosed.

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SnapNames To Hold WDD.2015 Delhi Premium Auction

SnapNames To Hold WDD.2015 Delhi Premium Auction

SnapNames will be holding this month the WDD.2015 Delhi Premium Auction. Submissions for the auction already started February 23,2015 and will end March 20,2015.

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