Collisions

  • Uniregistry to release 10 million domains on October 4

    … are unblocking and deleting 10 million domain names and making them available for registration through more than 200 registrars,” he said. “Almost all will be standard reg [fee],” he said, when asked about pricing. Others will carry premium fees. A web site publishing lists of newly released names will go live in about a week, he said. DNW has…

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  • Are .mail, .home and .corp safe to launch? Applicants think so

    … ICANN should lift the freeze on new gTLDs .mail, .home and .corp, despite fears they could cause widespread disruption, according to applicants. Fifteen applicants for the strings wrote to ICANN last week to ask for a risk mitigation plan that would allow them to be delegated. The three would-be gTLDs were put on hold indefinitely almost…

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  • New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions

    … ICANN is thinking about expanding its controversial policy on name collisions from new gTLDs to new ccTLDs. The country code Names Supporting Organization has been put on notice (pdf) that ICANN’s board of directors plans to pass a resolution on the matter shortly. The resolution would call on the ccNSO to “undertake a study to understand…

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  • Millions of new gTLD domains to be released as collision blocks end

    … Millions of new gTLD domain names are set to start being released, as ICANN-mandated name collision blocks start getting lifted. Starting yesterday, domains that have been blocked from registration due to name collisions can now be released by the registries. About 95,000 names in gTLDs such as .nyc, .tattoo, .webcam and .wang have already…

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  • Comcast users report name collision bugs

    … Xfinity hubs use the domain home.network on residential networks and that this default configuration choice was not corrected by Comcast before .network went live. The collision doesn’t appear to be causing widespread internet access issues — Xfinity has close to 20 million users so we’d have heard about it if the problems were ubiquitous — some…

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