Rsep

  • Junk drop cuts .xyz in half, .top claims volume crown

    …. In that request, XYZ said the new RNV service “will allow XYZ to reenter certain domain name markets”, suggesting that it has not yet regained Chinese government approval to operate there. Tweet Tagged: .xyz, centralnic, china, ICANN, new gTLDs, rnv, rsep, tele-info, xyz.com, zdns …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • Country names to finally be released in new gTLDs

    …. The wishes of each government are record in a GAC database. The only territories to so far give a blanket waiver over their names are: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK, the USA, Guernsey and Pitcairn. Almost 70 other countries have said they need to be told when a registry wants to sell a domain matching…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 22 readers -
  • How .com became a restricted TLD

    … to the Chinese market. It should also be pointed out for avoidance of doubt that the Chinese restrictions do not apply to customers of non-Chinese registrars. However, it appears that Verisign now has a mechanism baked into its .com and .net registries that would make it much easier to implement .com restrictions that other governments might choose to put into their own legislation in future. Tweet Tagged: .com, .net, censorship, china, ICANN, rsep, verification, verisign …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein How To's- 23 readers -
  • Registrars say Amazon is “closing” open gTLD

    …. The complaints follow Amazon’s filing of a Registry Services Evaluation Process request with ICANN in March. The RSEP speaks in broad terms about rejigging the conventional domain registration path so that all .moi sales are funneled through Amazon’s registry site, where registrants will have their eligibility verified and then be offered a set…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • Amazon plotting registrar workaround?

    …. To date, it has not revealed what the eligibility requirements for .moi are. Its RSEP filing says that it intends to offer registrants a suite of optional add-on “technology tools or applications” at the point of verification. Crucially, that’s before they get bounced to their registrar of choice to actually register the name. Amazon is basically…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • XYZ to put global block on domains banned in China

    … in a fresh Registry Services Evaluation Process request (pdf), filed with ICANN on Friday. The RSEP asks ICANN to approve the use of a gateway service on the Chinese mainland, which the company says it needs in order to comply with Chinese law. As previously reported, Chinese citizens are allowed to register domains in non-Chinese registries…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
  • Sharp wants dot-brand Whois requirement relaxed

    … Electronics firm Sharp wants to remove part of its new gTLD registry contract relating to Whois. The company has filed a Registry Services Evaluation Process request to get its requirement to offer “searchable Whois” dropped. RSEP is the mechanism registries use to amend their contracts. ICANN’s initial review has not found any security…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • Governments totally cool with two-letter domains

    … ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee does not plan to advise against the release of two-character domain names in new gTLDs. In fact, judging by a GAC discussion at ICANN 51 in Los Angeles yesterday, the governments of many major nations are totally cool with the idea. Under the standard Registry Agreement for new gTLD registries, all two…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
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