Sunrise Period

A sunrise period is a period of time after the launch of a new top-level domain or second-level domain during which owners of trademarks may register a domain name containing the owned mark. Numerous domains have launched or plan to launch with a sunrise period, including info, mobi, pk, and eu. The World Intellectual Property Organization provided assistance to info administrator Afilias during its sunrise period.
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  • Millions of new gTLD domains to be released as collision blocks end

    … Millions of new gTLD domain names are set to start being released, as ICANN-mandated name collision blocks start getting lifted. Starting yesterday, domains that have been blocked from registration due to name collisions can now be released by the registries. About 95,000 names in gTLDs such as .nyc, .tattoo, .webcam and .wang have already…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • .ooo sales targets are batshit crazy

    … New gTLD registry and e-commerce network Infibeam, which is taking its .ooo TLD to sunrise today, has been bandying around some truly wacky registration predictions in the Indian press today. The company’s founder told one local paper, the The Hindu’s BusinessLine, that .ooo will have volumes that dwarf .xyz and a literally impossible number…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Google- 10 readers -
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