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

    … of the term. I usually take “dot-brand” to mean any new gTLD that has Specification 13 — which allows registries to ignore ICANN policies such as the otherwise mandatory Sunrise period — in its Registry Agreement. There are 463 gTLDs that have Spec 13 so far. They’re being used to a greater or lesser extent by the respective registries to promote…

    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 -