• .boston was a “distraction”, says gTLD seller

    … The Boston Globe newspaper decided to offload the gTLD after its new owners decided it was a “distraction”. That’s according to a report yesterday in the newspaper itself. Last week, it was announced that Minds + Machines, which already runs a handful of geo-gTLDs, is acquiring the .boston contract for an undisclosed sum. Today, the Globe…

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  • M+M acquires .boston from Boston Globe

    … reassignment. The ink is still moist on the .boston Registry Agreement, which was signed December 10. The gTLD is officially in pre-delegation testing right now. But the acquisition also means M+M will take over back-end duties for .boston. Originally, the Globe had intended to use OpenRegistry. The gTLD was officially a “geographic” string under…

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