.Kids

    • Amazon and Google to fight over .kids at auction

      Amazon, Google and a third applicant are scheduled to fight for control of the new gTLDs .kid or .kids at auction. It’s the first ICANN gTLD auction to be scheduled since a Verisign puppet paid $135 million for .web in July 2016. According to ICANN documentation, .kid and .kids will go to auction January 25, 2018.

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  • Now new gTLDs are being scapegoated for child abuse material (rant)

    … pedophiles registering domains in child-oriented domains such as .kids. He’s written to the UK prime minister, the two other ministers with the relevant brief, the US federal government and the California attorney general to make these demands. That’s despite the fact that he freely acknowledges that he does not have any evidence of a problem in existing…

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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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  • No, .kids isn’t a community either

    … DotKids Foundation has comprehensively lost is .kids Community Priority Evaluation. The company’s CPE results came out at the weekend (pdf), showing a score of 6 out of the 16 available points, a long way short of the 14-point passing score. Like other “community” new gTLD bids before it, .kids failed because the Economist Intelligence Unit…

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