Dot Registry

  • This is who won the .inc, .llc and .llp gTLD auctions

    … The winners of the auctions to run the gTLD registries for company identifiers .inc, .llc and .llp have emerged due to ICANN application withdrawals. All three contested gTLDs had been held up for years by appeals to ICANN by Dot Registry — an applicant with the support of US states attorneys general — but went to private auction in September…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Google- 16 readers -
  • Millions spent as three more new gTLDs auctioned

    … probably looking at somewhere in the region of $18 million, give or take a million, spent between the two strings. I believe .llp was probably sold off by auction at the same time. The reason for this is that .llc, .inc and .llp were contention sets all being held up by one applicant’s dispute with ICANN. Dot Registry LLC had applied for all three…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • .gay, .music and others in limbo as ICANN probes itself

    … Several new gTLD applicants have slammed ICANN for conducting an investigation into its own controversial practices that seems to be as opaque as the practices themselves. Seven proposed new gTLDs, including the much-anticipated .music and .gay, are currently trapped in ICANN red tape hell as the organization conducts a secretive probe…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 16 readers -
  • ICANN lawyers slam “fire him” story “blogger”

    … ICANN lawyers have launched an extraordinary attack on a “blogger” who recently wrote an article headlined “ICANN’s general counsel should lose his job over this”. Early Friday, ICANN’s board of directors issued its response to the recent Independent Review Process case in which new gTLD applicant Dot Registry managed to show that the board…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • IRP panel crucifies ICANN for lack of transparency

    … ICANN has lost another Independent Review Process decision, with the panel stating some potentially alarming opinions about how much power ICANN staff has over its board and “independent” third-party contractors. This time, the successful IRP complainant was Dot Registry LLC, the Kansas company that applied for the gTLDs .llc, .llp, and .inc…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 26 readers -