Ncc Group

  • Industry firm stars in reality TV show

    … NCC Group, registry for the .trust gTLD and domain data escrow provider, provided several of the supporting stars for a UK reality TV game show that started a few weeks ago. Hunted is a Channel 4 show in which 10 members of the public turn “fugitive” for a month. The contestants are pursued on foot and electronically by a team of military…

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  • .trust gTLD might be for sale as NCC closes domain business

    … NCC Group has stroppily departed from the domain name business but is evading questions about whether its .trust gTLD is for sale. The company last month told the markets that it is to “cut its losses” and get rid of its Open Registry registry/registrar business, which it acquired for up to £14.9 million ($22.6 million) just 19 months ago…

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  • European privacy ruling could add to registrar’s costs

    … European domain registrars say they are facing increased costs of doing business due to a recent court ruling on privacy protection. As a result, US data escrow giant Iron Mountain is likely to lose a lot of its ICANN business, as EU registrars defect to local alternatives such as UK-based NCC Group. The ruling in question deals with the so…

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  • As .trust opens for sunrise, Artemis dumps .secure bid

    … Amazon is now the proud owner of the .secure new gTLD, after much smaller competing applicant Artemis Internet withdrew its bid. Coincidentally, the settlement of the contention set came just yesterday, the day before Artemis took its .trust — which I’ve described as a “backup plan” — to sunrise. I assume .secure was settled with a private deal…

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