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    • .xyz, .club and .vip get the nod to sell in China

      The Chinese government has granted licenses to operate in the country to its first tranche of new gTLDs — .vip, .club and .xyz. The agreements mean that Chinese registrars will be able to give their Chinese customers the ability to actually use their domains for web sites. It also means the companies will be obliged to censor domains the government does not like, but only t ...

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  • New gTLDs top 12 million domains

    … The new gTLD universe passed 12 million domains for the first time today, according to zone files. Today, we counting 12,001,346 domains across all the 2012-round gTLD zones, up by just under 60,000 names on the day. Over 50,000 of the new names were split fairly evenly between .xyz and .club, which seem to be the beneficiaries of a domainer…

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  • .xyz passed two million names, growing like crazy

    …-2012 new TLD launch periods. It’s reasonable to assume that the majority of these names are being registered for investment purposes. It seems Chinese registrars processed much of the spike. But XYZ.com isn’t the only registry that saw a big spike over the weekend. .CLUB Domains’ .club added almost 44,000 names to its zone between Saturday…

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  • Radix targets a million .online names in 2-3 years

    … Having just finished the most-successful new gTLD launch day to date, Radix Registry reckons it can get .online to seven figures in two to three years. “We’re at 37,170 names as of an hour ago,” Radix CEO Bhavin Turakhia told DI at about 1000 UTC this morning. That represents less than a full day of general availability. The company said last…

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  • .xxx boss says new gTLD registries need to “wake up”

    … not economically viable given how many names are being sold. But he added that he thinks it’s a good thing that some new gTLDs are seeing a steady and fairly linear number of daily additions, saying it might point to better long-term stability. A lot of the TLDs that seem to be doing okay — .club for argument’s sake and several others…

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  • .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99

    … .CLUB Domains has honored the $10.99 registration of credit.club, a premium domain it had hoped to sell for a record-busting $200,000. The registry this week said it would allow registrant Bruce Marler to keep hold of the domain he bought at the base registration fee, even though it was due to be sold as a premium with an asking price above…

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  • Seller’s remorse despite .club leading $1m NamesCon auction

    … The Right Of The Dot and SnapNames auction here at the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas last night raised just shy of $1 million, in what attendees broadly seem to agree was a successful event. The grand total was $990,851, with 87 out of the 134 lots hitting their reserve and selling during the live/online bidding. Leading the pack…

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  • Vegas.club sells for $100,000

    … .CLUB Domains said today it has sold the domain vegas.club for $100,000, and will help in its promotion as a members-only site for deals related to Las Vegas. The deal was announced here at the NamesCon conference at the Tropicana hotel in Vegas. The buyer is One Degree World Systems, a local company that develops booking sites for tourist…

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  • .club first new gTLD to sell 100,000 domains

    … .club hit a landmark this week with its 100,000th domain name registration, according to .CLUB Domains. It’s the first new gTLD to get to this level of success without giving away names for free — .xyz and .berlin have over 460,000 and 130,000 names respectively but fall under 100k if you factor out the freebies. The .club zone file showed…

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  • ICANN smacks new gTLDs for pre-sunrise auctions

    … Running a premium domain name auction before you’ve finished your new gTLD sunrise period is Officially Not Cool, according to ICANN’s compliance department. People who won premium new gTLD domains in auctions that took place before sunrise periods now face the possibility of losing their names to trademark owners. .CLUB Domains, and probably…

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