.Shopping

  • Donuts quietly buys .shopping from Uniregistry (and .jetzt)

    … Just a few months after Uniregistry bought out Donuts to win .shopping, Donuts has bought the pre-launch gTLD back. Donuts has also bought live gTLD .jetzt from a Swedish company. The .shopping deal is a weird one. Uniregistry and Donuts were the only two applicants for .shopping, until Uniregistry paid Donuts to withdraw its application…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 16 readers -
  • Uniregistry beats Donuts to .shopping, but .shop still in play

    … Uniregistry has emerged as the successful registry-to-be of .shopping from the convoluted .shop/.shopping new gTLD contention set. Donuts, the only competing applicant for the string, withdrew its application late last week. As we previously reported, the .shop/.shopping contention sets were joined at the hip due to a bizarre string similarity…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • Correction: .shop auction weirder than I thought

    … The upcoming auction for .shop and .shopping new gTLDs is weird, but in a different way to which I reported on Friday. The actual rules, which are pretty complicated, mean that one applicant could win a gTLD auction without spending a single penny. The nine applicants for .shop and the two applicants for .shopping are necessarily all fighting…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • .shop among four gTLDs heading to auction

    … the two words are too confusingly similar to coexist in the DNS. That SCO ruling was made by the same guy who held up both sets of applications when he ruled that .shop and .通販 (“.onlineshopping”) were also too confusingly similar. The two rulings combined linked the contention sets for all three strings. .通販 applicant Amazon appealed its SCO loss…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 3 readers -