• 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…

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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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • .web has an auction date

    … in with Vistaprint’s application for .webs, which lost a String Confusion Objection filed by Web.com. Under ICANN rules, .webs is confusingly similar to to Web.com’s .web, but not to the other six .web applications. This means that Vistaprint and Web.com basically are fighting a mini contention set auction to see who gets their applied-for gTLD…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
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