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  • MMX: three gTLDs approved for sale in Beijing

    … to pass through the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s stringent vetting process, the Beijing local authority has so far been slow to follow the national regulator’s lead. But BCA approved .vip, along with GMO’s .shop and Donuts’ .ltd on August 16, the registry said in a market update. This gives .vip national coverage in China, adding…

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

    … new gTLD domains in existence today are Chinese-owned. However, Chinese citizens need a government license if they want to launch a web site, and the government only issues licenses for approved TLDs. In addition to .cn and China-based gTLDs, which were the first to be given the nod, Verisign was approved earlier this year for .com. Hall said…

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