Key-Systems

  • NCC sells Open Registry at huge discount

    … registries to comply with ICANN rules. It’s not clear how the sold companies are being divided up between the two buyers. KeyDrive is the Luxembourg-based holding company for the registrars Key-Systems and Moniker and other domain firms. Terrain.com appears to belong to EuroDNS chair Xavier Buck, who was chair of Open Registry until NCC bought…

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  • Free .shop domains until Christmas

    … The new .shop gTLD is likely to see growth over the coming week or so, as registrars begin to offer them for free. Two retail registrars in the Key-Systems stable — Moniker and domaindiscount24 — said today they will offer a free .shop to each of its customers until December 23. The offer is limited to one domain per account, so we’re…

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  • Freenom suspended for cybersquatting rival registrars

    … Freenom, the company behind .tk and other freebie ccTLDs, has had its ICANN registrar accreditation suspended for cybersquatting competing registrars including Go Daddy and Key-Systems. OpenTLD, its registrar business, has been told it cannot accept new registrations or inbound transfers from July 8 to October 6 or until it provides ICANN…

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  • US-based Moniker gets Euro data retention waiver

    …. Accordingly, ICANN has determined that it is appropriate to grant Registrar a data retention waiver Group members Key-Systems AG (a German company) Key-Systems LLC (an American company) also received waivers yesterday. InternetX, part of Germany-based United Internet, and http.net Internet also had their requests approved. The waiver process…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -