from keep-it-together,-ustr department As part of the USTR’s annual joke known as the 301 Special Report (which is so ridiculous that even top US Copyright Office officials mock the USTR for it), the USTR publishes what he calls his “list of notorious markets”. The Special 301 Report, if you don’tRead More →

• Businesses worry about inconsistent government policies• .ng corresponds to 0.000504353 of the 365.5 million ccTLDs registered worldwide• INEC, banks, e-commerce companies and MDAs are still adopting .com; .report; .org• The country loses millions of dollars because of adoption abroad Some 17 years after the founding of the Nigeria InternetRead More →

A domain name is an identification string that defines an area of ​​administrative autonomy, authority, or control within the Internet. Domain names are used in a variety of networking contexts and for application-specific naming and addressing purposes. In the age of internet marketing and online branding, almost every business’ primaryRead More →

You’re ready to start your website, but buying a domain name and figuring out your hosting options are major hurdles. Get ready to build your website with this guide to buying a domain name. Jump to: What is a domain name? Just as you have a physical address where customersRead More →

Namecheap, the 2nd largest domain registrar in the world, has announced the launch of Handshake domain registration services. The Handshake Naming System (HNS) is a peer-to-peer network and decentralized system that uses blockchain technology. This means that it bypasses the monitoring of traditional centralized data hosting services providing greater control,Read More →

ICANN is not concerned that DropZone presents significant security, stability or competition issues. ICANN Vice President, GDD Accounts and Services Russ Weinstein told TurnCommerce that he sees no issues with Donuts’ plans for its DropZone service. Weinstein said Donuts’ plans do not raise significant security, stability or competition concerns. DonutsRead More →

The company is concerned about the overage expired domain system and the precedent it may set. TurnCommerce, which operates the expired domain platform DropCatch, has raised concerns with ICANN regarding a new expired domain system that Donuts plans to implement. Donuts filed two Registry Services Evaluation Policy (RSEP) requests (pdf,Read More →