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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

    … Donuts and Afilias have had two batches of new gTLDs approved for use in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology approved five Afilias TLDs and six Donuts TLDs last month. This means customers of Chinese registrars will now be able to legally use those names in China. Afilias was approved for .info, .mobi and .pro, which…

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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 government does not like, but only those domains registered via Chinese registrars. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced the licenses, given to the Chinese subsidiaries of Minds + Machines, .CLUB Domains and XYZ.com respectively, today. M+M CEO Toby Hall told DI that it’s “a great moment of support for Chinese registrars…

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  • XYZ fighting red tape to serve Chinese customers

    … XYZ.com is trying to become one of the first non-Chinese gTLD registries to be able to sell unhindered into the Chinese market, in the face of Draconian government regulations. The company has filed a Registry Services Evaluation Process request with ICANN — the first of its kind — that would let it use a gateway service, based in China…

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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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