Tld Registry

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

    … online”) gained approval. From local outfit Guangzhou Yuwei Information Technology Co, .集团 (“group”) and .我爱你 (“I love you”) were given the nod. It’s the third batch of new gTLDs to get Chinese government approval since .vip, .club and .xyz in December. In January, .site and .shop joined their ranks. Under China’s Draconian domain name…

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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

    … 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 -
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