Neustar

Neustar, Inc. is a company which provides real-time information and analytics for the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, and marketing industries, and a provider of clearinghouse and directory services to the global communications and Internet industries.
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    • Neustar ditches .biz for .neustar

      Registry operator Neustar has migrated all of its web sites to its .neustar gTLD, abandoning its original home at .biz. The company announced today that its main site can now be found at home.neustar. Its old neustar.biz already redirects to the dot-brand domain. It’s also using domains such as marketing.neustar, security.neustar and risk.neustar to market its various services.

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  • auDA now looking to outsource .au registry

    … Australian ccTLD overseer auDA appears to have softened its approach to overhauling the management of .au. The organization said today that it’s now planning to look for an “outsourced registry operation” that will come online in July 2018. In recent months, the company had been looking for suppliers to help it build a dedicated, in-house…

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  • Three-million domain .au deal up for grabs

    … auDA has formally launched the process that will could see it replace .au back-end provider Neustar with an in-house registry by the end of June 2018. The Australian ccTLD operator has opened a “Request for Expressions of Interest” as the first stage of a procurement process for software and/or services to support its recently announced…

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  • Neustar’s .au deal in peril as Aussies look in-house

    … Australian ccTLD registry auDA is looking at bringing its back-end infrastructure in house, to the possible detriment of Neustar. In a surprise move, auDA said late last month that several months of talks with AusRegistry, aimed at possibly extending its current back-end contract beyond 2018, had failed. AusRegistry has operated .au for auDA…

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  • Uniregistry and Neustar have TLDs approved in China

    … China’s April batch of approved TLDs has been released, featuring three domains from Neustar and Uniregistry. Neustar had its longstanding, 2000-round .biz pass regulatory scrutiny, while Uniregistry’s .link and .auto have also been approved. While .auto is managed by Cars Registry, a joint venture with XYZ.com, its stablemates .car…

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  • ISOC New York challenges Neustar’s .nyc contract

    …” before the contract is renewed. Its beef appears to be what it sees as .nyc’s lackluster performance in the market and the lack of promised community engagement. The ISOC-NY letter contains a list of over a dozen “observations and nitpicks”. These include a decline in .nyc registration volume, that fact that most .nyc names are parked…

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  • Neustar agrees to go private in $2.9 billion deal

    … Struggling infrastructure services firm and domain registry Neustar is set to go private in a $2.9 billion deal. The company, best known for .biz, .co and .us, has agreed to be bought out by a group led by Golden Gate Capital. The $33.50-per-share offer, announced on Wednesday and which Neustar’s board has approved, is a 45% premium over…

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  • Go Daddy’s Merdinger named DNA chair

    …, Kinderis, I’m sure he wouldn’t mind me saying, is one of the bluntest, mouthiest guys in the industry. That said, GoDaddy has name recognition and has proven to be a bit of a headline magnet over the last decade or so. It surely has a higher profile among would-be registrants — a big part of the DNA’s audience — than Neustar, which isn’t…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 19 readers -
  • Is Verisign .web applicant’s secret sugar daddy?

    … The fiercely contested .web gTLD is being forced into a last-resort auction and some people seem to think a major registry player is behind it. Two .web applicants — Radix (pdf) and Schlund (pdf) — this week wrote to ICANN to demand that the .web auction, currently planned for July 27, be postponed. They said the sale should be delayed…

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  • Neustar to split into two

    … Neustar is to split into two companies and its domain name business is set for a rebranding. The company said yesterday that it is breaking into an Order Management & Numbering Services company which will be called Neustar, and an Information Services company, which contains the domain business and will get a new name. “The proposed spin…

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  • Burr to replace Tonkin on ICANN board

    … the seat for the last nine years. He’s limited to three consecutive three-year terms under ICANN bylaws. Burr, a lawyer by trade, is currently chief privacy officer at TLD registry Neustar, a position she has held since 2012. Before that, she was a partner at the law firm Wilmer Hale. But way back in 1998, in a senior role at the US National…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • Meet the Data Amplifiers

    … leading vertical-market publishers. The amplifiers consist of: Publishers such as Apple, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Google, and Yelp, which share your data with consumers in their ecosystems. Aggregators like Acxiom, Infogroup, Factual, and Neustar Localeze (of which I was a cofounder), which distribute business data to publishers. Here’s a table…

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