• Donuts will cut off sham .doctors

      Donuts has outlined plans to suspend or delete .doctor domain names used by fake medical doctors. Despite protestations from governments and others, .doctor will not be a restricted gTLD when it goes to general availability next week — anyone will be able to register one. However, Donuts said last week that it will shut down phony doctor sites: While we are firmly committed ...

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  • Donuts wins .doctor

    … Donuts has emerged the victor of the .doctor gTLD contention set. Competing applicants Radix and The Medical Registry both withdrew their applications last week. The string wasn’t due to head to its ICANN last-resort auction until May 25, indicating that the contention set was settled privately. .doctor has been the subject of some…

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  • .web has an auction date

    … and .kid will not coexist. The only other scheduled auction right now is that of .doctor, which is planned for May 25. Radix, Donuts and The Medical Registry will fight it out in this rather less complex battle. It’s worth noting that if any of these contention sets unanimously choose to resolve their differences via private auction, none of the ICANN auctions will go ahead. Tweet Tagged: .doctor, .kid, .kids, .web, .webs, auction, ICANN, last resort, new gTLDs, vistaprint …

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