• .radio set for November launch, weird tiered pricing

    …, rather than my employer’s, in order to secure the lower price? Other registries, notably .sucks, have come under fire in the past for charging trademark owners higher fees. Isn’t basing pricing tiers on the legal status of the registrant pretty much the same thing? That perception could be reinforced by the angle the EBU is taking in its marketing…

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  • Eurovision deploys dot-brand for ludicrous song contest

    … in the .eurovision zone so far; the EBU does not seem to be properly promoting the dot-brand yet. That’s a pity for the domain industry, as Eurovision has a TV viewership measured in the hundreds of millions. For those outside of the EBU’s 40 participating countries… Eurovision is an annual song competition contested by singers from mostly European nations…

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  • Community panel hands .radio to EBU because nobody objected

    … The European Broadcasting Union is likely to win the right to the .radio new gTLD, beating three portfolio applicants, after a favorable Community Priority Evaluation. The main reason the EBU managed to score a passing 14 out of 16 points in the CPE is that there was no significant objection to the EBU’s bid on the public record. The EBU…

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