Tld Registry

  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
  • Donuts blames “license” problems for Chinese gTLD delays

    … to obtain before launching. I’ve heard rumors that China may introduce a licensing system in future, but other new gTLD registries with Chinese-script strings in their stable have managed to launch their gTLDs just fine without a Chinese government license. TLD Registry — legally based in Dublin, Ireland, founded by Finns — launched .公司 and .在线…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • Pinyin to beat IDN? .wang ready to overtake .在线

    … strongly on their home pages. There certainly appears to be a lot of domainer activity in .wang, but I haven’t seen anything yet to suggest a massive orchestrated effort that would throw out the numbers considerably. Either way, I find it fascinating that a Latin transliteration of a Chinese word seems set to out-perform the actual Chinese IDNs…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -