• New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions

    … ICANN is thinking about expanding its controversial policy on name collisions from new gTLDs to new ccTLDs. The country code Names Supporting Organization has been put on notice (pdf) that ICANN’s board of directors plans to pass a resolution on the matter shortly. The resolution would call on the ccNSO to “undertake a study to understand…

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  • The new massive number two new gTLD has me paralyzed with confusion

    …. The registry’s official site doesn’t even have any information about how to buy one either. ZDNS hasn’t sold a single domain in any other gTLD. News reports in China, linked to from the registry’s web site, boast about how .网址 is the biggest IDN TLD out there. So what’s going on here? Are we looking at a Chinese .xyz? A bunch…

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  • Pinyin to beat IDN? .wang ready to overtake .在线

    … The .wang gTLD has seen great success, relatively, in its first week of general availability, crossing the 30,000 mark yesterday and entering the top 10 new gTLDs by registration volume. At its current rate of growth, the Zodiac Holdings domain is going to overtake .在线, the highest-ranking Chinese gTLD so far, this week. .wang went to GA June…

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