Collisions

  • Uniregistry to release 10 million domains on October 4

    … Uniregistry plans to release millions of registry-reserved domain names, many at standard registration fee, two weeks from now. The company, which has about 25 new gTLDs in its stable, will release 10 million currently reserved names on October 4, CEO Frank Schilling told DI. The revelation follows news that the company has started allowing…

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

    … three years ago, after studies determined that they were at risk of causing far more “name collision” problems than other strings. If they were to start resolving on the internet, the fear is they would lead to problems ranging from data leakage to systems simply stopping working properly. Name collisions are something all new TLDs run the risk…

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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

    … things appear to be failing. I’ve seen multiple reports of users unable to access storage devices on their local networks, of being unable to run the popular TeamSpeak conferencing software used by gamers, problems with installing RubyGems, and errors when attempting to use remote desktop tools. Judging by logs published by affected users, Donuts has…

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