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  • Uniregistry and Neustar have TLDs approved in China

    … to strict takedown policies for Chinese registrants. While MIIT appears to be announcing newly approved TLDs on a monthly basis, it’s a slow drip-feed. I believe there are still fewer than 20 Latin-script gTLDs currently cleared for use in China. Tweet Tagged: .car, .link, cars registry, china, miit, neustar, uniregistry …

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  • China approves more Donuts, Afilias gTLDs

    … were delegated following the 2000 and 2003 new gTLD application rounds and .kim and .red from the 2012 round. Donuts simultaneously was cleared for .ltd, .group, .游戏 (“game”), .企业 (“business”), .娱乐 (“entertainment) and .商店 (“store”). The approvals more than double the number of new gTLDs in Latin script to get the nod from MIIT, in what now…

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  • GMO and Radix secure Chinese gTLD approval

    … GMO Registry and Radix have won Chinese government approval for their respective new gTLDs .shop and .site. It’s the second batch of foreign new gTLDs to get the nod from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, following .vip, .club and .xyz in early December. They’re also the first two Asian registries from outside China…

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  • .xyz, .club and .vip get the nod to sell in China

    … The Chinese government has granted licenses to operate in the country to its first tranche of new gTLDs — .vip, .club and .xyz. The agreements mean that Chinese registrars will be able to give their Chinese customers the ability to actually use their domains for web sites. It also means the companies will be obliged to censor domains…

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  • XYZ fighting red tape to serve Chinese customers

    … want to put up a web site, according to Gavin Brown, CTO of .xyz back-end CentralNic. Registrants also need to have their Whois information verified and validated, he said. The problem for Chinese residents today is if they buy a domain in a TLD that is not licensed by the government, they won’t be able to obtain a license to host a web site…

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  • Draconian Chinese crackdown puts domain industry at risk

    … and Information Technology over a decade ago but not really enforced since. As I reported in December, Donuts was facing problems launching its Chinese-script gTLDs due to this red tape. MIIT announced in 2012 that new gTLD applicants would need licenses to sell into China. According to Allegrevita, which until recently was working heavily…

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