Back-End

  • XYZ settles Verisign’s back-end switcheroo lawsuit

    … acquired the .security and .protection ICANN contracts from security Symantec, and .theatre from a company called KBE Holdings. As part of the transitions, all three applications were modified with ICANN to name CentralNic as the back-end registry services provider, replacing Verisign. Verisign sued on the basis of tortious interference…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • Nominet has sights set on .org after M+M deal

    … Nominet chief Russell Haworth is hopeful that its new outsourcing deal with Minds + Machines will help it win a much more lucrative back-end contract — .org. The company is among the 20-plus companies that have responded to Public Interest Registry’s request for proposals, as its back-end deal with Afilias comes to an end. Nominet is one…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
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