.在线

  • Five more new gTLDs, one in English, get the nod from China

    … Top Level Design’s .ink has become the sixth new gTLD in the Latin alphabet to be approved for sale in China. It was one of four new gTLDs given regulatory approval to begin operating properly in the country late last week. The others were all in Chinese script. From Finnish-founded TLD Registry, .中文网 (“Chinese web site”) and .在线 (“Chinese…

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  • Afilias loses back-end deals on two Chinese gTLDs

    … TLD Registry, the Finnish/Irish registry that runs two Chinese-script gTLDs, has ditched Afilias in favor of a Chinese back-end provider. Afilias said tonight that as of Friday it will no longer be the back-end for .在线 (.xn--3ds443g, “Chinese online”) and .中文网 (.xn--fiq228c5hs, “Chinese website”). The company said: Afilias has been directed…

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  • Pinyin to beat IDN? .wang ready to overtake .在线

    … each day. A skim through the zone files reveals that the vast majority of the names in .wang appear to be, like .wang itself, Pinyin — the official Latin-script transliterations of Chinese-script words. .wang, which would be “网” in Chinese script, means “net”. To pluck a couple of names from the zone at random, I see tanpan.wang, which could mean…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -