• Companies losing $10 BILLION by ignoring new gTLDs — report

      The world economy is “conservatively” losing out on almost $10 billion of annual revenue due to a lack of support for new gTLDs and internationalized domain names, according to an ICANN-commissioned research report. The report, conducted by Analysys Mason for the semi-independent Universal Acceptance Steering Group, calculated that patchy new gTLD support means $3.

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  • Group forms to stop new gTLDs breaking stuff

    … problems facing new gTLD registrants today. “The basic problem is that these new types of domains and email addresses just break stuff,” Google’s Brent London said during a UASG meeting at the ICANN meeting in Singapore last week. “You try to use an internationalized domain or a long new gTLD, or even a short new gTLD, or certainly…

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