• .radio set for November launch, weird tiered pricing

    … registration for their brand. Sunrise will begin in August. The EBU secured rights to .radio as a “Community” gTLD, meaning it has to enforce registration restrictions, after a 2014 Community Priority Evaluation ruling allowed it to win its contention set without an auction. The eligibility criteria are somewhat broad, including: “Radio broadcasting…

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  • Eurovision deploys dot-brand for ludicrous song contest

    … It isn’t making a song and dance about it, but the European Broadcasting Union is promoting is annual Eurovision Song Contest using its new dot-brand gTLD, .eurovision. The default registry domain, nic.eurovision, is mirroring its regular web site — found at eurovision.tv — ahead on Friday night’s televised show. It’s the only domain…

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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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