Doosan

  • Second emergency registry tested with dead dot-brand

    … ICANN is running its second test of the Emergency Back-End Registry Operator system, designed as a failover for bankrupt gTLDs. This time, the EBERO under the microscope is CORE Association, one of the three approved providers. It this week took over operation of .mtpc, a dot-brand gTLD that Mitsubishi applied for, was delegated, never used…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 16 readers -
  • Two more dot-brands self-terminate

    … The dot-brand dead-pool is now up to three gTLDs. FLSmidth, which supplies machinery to the cement industry, and Emerson Electric, which also makes industrial machinery, have both decided that they don’t need their new gTLDs. The affected gTLDs are .flsmidth and .emerson. Both companies have filed cursory notices of termination with ICANN…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • First new gTLD deleted from the net

    … .doosan today became the first new gTLD to be removed from the domain name system. It’s no longer showing up in the DNS root zone file, and IANA’s record lists it as “retired”. .doosan was a dot-brand managed by Korean conglomerate Doosan Group. The company never did anything with it before deciding to kill the TLD off last September. A month…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • ICANN tests emergency registry with dead dot-brand

    … guess) a gTLD with a significant number of third-party registrations goes out of business and no other registry wants to take it over. The EBERO provider takes over the running of the TLD’s critical functions for a few years so it can be wound down in an orderly fashion, giving registrants enough time to migrate to other TLDs. Nominet, one…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
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