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

    … the Globe’s VP of marketing as saying. The newspaper was acquired by Boston Red Sox owner John Henry in 2013, a year after the .boston application was filed, according to the report. The acquisition, which sees M+M buy 99% the Globe subsidiary in control of the gTLD registry agreement, is subject to ICANN approving the contract reassignment. Related posts: M+M acquires .boston from Boston Globe Google, L’Oreal execs tapped for new gTLD summit OpenRegistry behind 20 new gTLD apps …

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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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