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  • Burr to replace Tonkin on ICANN board

    … the seat for the last nine years. He’s limited to three consecutive three-year terms under ICANN bylaws. Burr, a lawyer by trade, is currently chief privacy officer at TLD registry Neustar, a position she has held since 2012. Before that, she was a partner at the law firm Wilmer Hale. But way back in 1998, in a senior role at the US National…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • Tucows pays $6.5 million for Melbourne IT’s channel

    … Canadian registrar Tucows has acquired the reseller network of Australian rival Melbourne IT for up to $6.5 million. The company said the deal will “add hundreds of resellers and approximately 1.6 million domains under management to Tucows’ OpenSRS wholesale domain business.” Melbourne IT said that the low-margin business was a “drag…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • Are You Working with a Domain Registrar or a Reseller?

    …. At this point, I did some research and a WHOIS lookup to see the public information associated with the domain. Sure enough, it said that the domain was still registered with the third party. But here’s the strange part… the domain registrar wasn’t Yahoo! Small Business, it was Melbourne IT in Australia. I put a ticket into Melbourne…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 2 readers -