WebsiteProperties.com just sold the domain name Fix.com for $850,000.This is the 5th largest domain name sale reported so far this year.
ICANN posted for public comment a proposal requested by the Brand Registry Group to incorporate a new Specification 13 to the new gTLD Registry Agreement, which would be available to a Registry Operator that operates a TLD that ICANN determines qualifies as a ".Brand TLD".
ICANN today issued comprehensive advice to IT professionals worldwide on how to proactively identify and manage private name space leakage into the public Domain Name System and thus, eliminate the causes of name collisions as new Top Level Domains are added to the DNS.
690 domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit products online were seized by Europol and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in partnership with ten law enforcement agencies from eight countries.
Owners of .RO domain names will pay an annual fee starting next year,if a recent Government proposal will be enforced. According to RoTLD, there are now 700,000 active Romanian domain names.
Sedo, the world's largest marketplace and monetization provider announced a partnership with TLD Registry to launch first broadly applicable chinese character domain extensions - Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网)