Idns

  • 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

    … of the week. The names all seem to be using knet.cn name servers I don’t think any of them resolve on the web. I tried loads and couldn’t find so much as a parking page. Google is only aware of about eight resolving .网址 pages. They all seem to have been registered via the same Chinese registrar, which goes by the name of ZDNS (also providing DNS…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
  • Pinyin to beat IDN? .wang ready to overtake .在线

    … each day. A skim through the zone files reveals that the vast majority of the names in .wang appear to be, like .wang itself, Pinyin — the official Latin-script transliterations of Chinese-script words. .wang, which would be “网” in Chinese script, means “net”. To pluck a couple of names from the zone at random, I see tanpan.wang, which could mean…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -