Fast Track

  • After long battle, first Bulgarian IDN domain goes live

    … ccTLD, almost seven years ago, but it was rejected by ICANN in 2010. The requested .бг was found too similar to Brazil’s existing Latin-script ccTLD .br. Evaluators thought the risk of phishing and other types of attacks was too high. The requested string didn’t change, but ICANN processes were adapted to allow appeals and a new method…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • Bulgaria looking for an IDN registry operator

    … The Bulgarian government is looking for a company to run the registry for its recently awarded .бг internationalized domain name. .бг is the Cyrillic equivalent of .bg, the nation’s existing ccTLD. After a tortuous battle through ICANN’s IDN ccTLD Fast Track process — where it was repeatedly rejected for looking too much like Brazil’s .br…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
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