Radix

  • Google shifts 400,000 .site domains

    … Google has given away what is believed to be roughly 400,000 subdomains in Radix’s .site gTLD as part of a small business web site service. Since its launch a couple of months ago, the Google My Business web site builder offering has been offering small businesses a free one-page site with a free third-level domain under business.site. Google…

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  • EFF recommends against new gTLDs

    … The Electronic Frontier Foundation has recommended that domain registrants concerned about intellectual property “bullies” steer clear of new gTLDs. The view is expressed in a new EFF report today that is particularly critical of policies in place at new gTLD portfolio registries Donuts and Radix. The report (pdf) also expresses strong…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 16 readers -
  • GMO and Radix secure Chinese gTLD approval

    … GMO Registry and Radix have won Chinese government approval for their respective new gTLDs .shop and .site. It’s the second batch of foreign new gTLDs to get the nod from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, following .vip, .club and .xyz in early December. They’re also the first two Asian registries from outside China…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 27 readers -
  • Spot all the Easter eggs in this Radix mannequin viral [NSFW]

    … Domain registry Radix has shamelessly jumped on the “mannequin challenge” meme bandwagon, with the release of video plugging its forthcoming .fun gTLD. It’s quite slickly produced, on the face of it shot in a single unbroken take (though I suspect there are a few edits hidden in the motion blur), but the real fun for me, as someone who’s…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • Radix acquires .fun gTLD from Warren Buffett

    … attractive. Radix business head Sandeep Ramchandani confirmed to DI today that .fun will be operated in a completely unrestricted manner, the same as its other gTLDs. It will be Radix’s first three-letter gTLD, Ramchandani said. It already runs zones such as .online, .site and .space. .fun is not yet delegated, but Radix is hoping for a December sunrise period, he said. Tweet Tagged: .fun, acquisitiion, ICANN, new gTLDs, oriental trading company, radix …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 26 readers -
  • Donuts joins fight to delay .web gTLD auction with emergency appeal

    … Donuts and Radix have filed an “emergency” appeal with ICANN in an attempt to get the forthcoming auction for the .web gTLD delayed. The companies, both of which have applied for .web, say they have evidence that one of their rival bidders recently changed ownership without telling ICANN, in breach of application rules. They filed a Request…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • Radix joins the Hollywood content police

    …, which aims to avoid ICANN/government regulation by creating voluntary best practices for the industry. The advantage of a voluntary arrangement is that there’s no risk of a terminal sanction — such as losing your registry contract — if you fail to live up to its terms. Radix’s portfolio includes .website, .space, .online and .tech. It’s also a .music and .web applicant. Tweet Tagged: ICANN, mpaa, new gTLDs, piracy, radix …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Content- 18 readers -
  • Donuts wins .doctor

    … Donuts has emerged the victor of the .doctor gTLD contention set. Competing applicants Radix and The Medical Registry both withdrew their applications last week. The string wasn’t due to head to its ICANN last-resort auction until May 25, indicating that the contention set was settled privately. .doctor has been the subject of some…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • Radix targets a million .online names in 2-3 years

    … Having just finished the most-successful new gTLD launch day to date, Radix Registry reckons it can get .online to seven figures in two to three years. “We’re at 37,170 names as of an hour ago,” Radix CEO Bhavin Turakhia told DI at about 1000 UTC this morning. That represents less than a full day of general availability. The company said last…

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  • Radix targets 25,000 names for .online’s first day

    … Radix Registry reckons .online will move at least 15,000 domains in its first day of general availability, but it’s aiming higher. “We are confident .online will be amongst the biggest new gTLDs that have launched,” Radix business head Sandeep Ramchandani said in a press release today. “The same sentiment across several Registrar Partners has…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • New gTLD phishing still tiny, but .xyz sees most of it

    … registered domains, .com fared worse, with over 62% share. According to APWG, 75% of maliciously registered domains were in .com, .tk, .pw, .cf and .net. Both .tk and .cf are Freenom-administered free ccTLDs (for Tokelau and the Central African Republic) while low-cost .pw — “plagued” by Chinese phishers — is run by Radix for Palau. New gTLDs…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
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