• Foot-dragging Amazon has bumper crop of new gTLDs

    … Amazon Registry Services took possession of 17 new gTLDs at the weekend. The would-be portfolio registry had .author, .book, .bot, .buy, .call, .circle, .fast, .got, .jot, .joy, .like, .pin, .read, .room, .safe, .smile and .zero delegated to the DNS root zone. Amazon seems to have waited until the last possible moment to have the strings…

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  • Another 11 new gTLDs won at auction

    …, Famous Four Media, Donuts, DotBook, M+M, Global Domain Registry, Google and NU DOT CO. Amazon also won .hot, after Donuts and dotHot (affiliated with .jobs) withdrew. Dish DBS, a Spanish-language US TV company, will operate .latino as a closed dot-brand for its Dish Latino service, after M+M withdrew its competing application. Japanese domain…

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