• GoDaddy spearheads Domain Connect spec

    … GoDaddy has published a new specification designed to make it easier for domain owners to quickly set up web sites using third-party site-building tools. Its new Domain Connect Initiative is tailored for customers who do not know how to configure a DNS record and do not care to learn,according to Charles Beadnall, senior VP of domains. While…

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  • Demand Media spins off Rightside

    …. Rightside comprises number two registrar eNom, retail registrar, new gTLD portfolio registry United TLD (which is branded Rightside), and its share of auction house NameJet. It is headed by CEO Taryn Naidu and chairman David Panos. The company also today named its initial board of directors. Related posts: Demand Media to spin off domains business as Rightside Taryn Naidu is a *%@$! Rightside bans company “ridicule” in its new gTLDs Demand Media mum on $18m new gTLDs investment …

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  • ICM scraps free .xxx porn star offer, starts new one

    … to the sale of, which ICM held back as a premium name until this week but which now mirrors the old The deal will see each user get one free .xxx domain. It also means ICM’s Adult Performer Program, which reserved the names of 3,500 porn stars and allowed them to be claimed for free via is no more…

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