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  • The biggest dot-brand in the world has 50,000 domains, but are they legit?

    …. It’s been offering a free first-year name to NAR members since launch, which may account for the first-year peak and second-year trough. It’s arguably a “dot-brand”, but its domains are primarily used by fee-paying third parties, which is not the case for the over 500 other dot-brands out there today. The string “realtor” is in fact an trademark…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 25 readers -
  • gTLD auctions net ICANN another $13m

    … ICANN has raised another $12.9 million from new gTLD auctions. A small batch of three contention sets — .realty, .salon and .spot — were resolved last Wednesday in the third so-called “last resort” auction. .realty went to Fegistry for $5,588,888, .salon to Donuts for $5,100,575 and .spot to Amazon for $2.2 million. ICANN now has accumulated…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 3 readers -
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