Vox Populi

In broadcasting, vox populi (/ˈvɒks ˈpɒpjuːlɪ/ VOKS POP-ew-li) is an interview with members of the general public. Vox populi is a Latin phrase that literally means voice of the people.
Posts about Vox Populi
  • DI implicated in .sucks “gag order” fight

    … Vox Populi, the .sucks registry, terminated Com Laude’s accreditation last week due to its belief that the brand protection registrar had leaked a “confidential” document to Domain Incite. Vox Pop CEO John Berard tonight denied that the company he works for was carrying out a “grudge” against Com Laude, which in January led a charge against…

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  • .sucks terminates Com Laude as “gag order” row escalates

    … Vox Populi, the .sucks gTLD registry, has terminated the accreditation of brand protection registrar Com Laude as part of an ongoing dispute between the two companies. Com Laude won’t be able to sell defensive .sucks registrations to its clients any more, at least not on its own accreditation, in other words. The London-based registrar…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • New .sucks logo actually kinda sucks

    … Vox Populi has revealed a new logo for its .sucks gTLD. Here it is. What do you think? In going for a retro, 8-bit vibe, has Vox deliberately gone for a look that actually kinda sucks? Is that the joke? Or do you like it? The company said on its blog: The program is designed to portray the tight link between the ubiquity of digital…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • .sucks “gag order” dropped, approved

    … Vox Populi, the .sucks registry, has had controversial changes to its registrar contract approved after it softened language some had compared to a “gag order”. ICANN approved changes to the .suck Registry-Registrar Agreement last week, after receiving no further complaints from registrar stakeholders. Registrars had been upset by a proposed…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • .sucks sends in the lawyers in “gag order” fight

    … would be the absolute best day of the year to submit its changes. As it transpired, January 3 came and went with no response from ICANN, so as far as Vox is concerned the new RRA with its controversial changes came into effect January 6. However, on January 8, ICANN submitted the red-lined RRA to the RrSG, invoking the RRA Amendment Procedure…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • .sucks “gagging” registrar critics?

    … .sucks may be all about freedom of speech, but some registrars reckon the registry is trying to ban them from criticizing the new gTLD in public. Vox Populi is proposing a change to its standard registrar contract that some say is an attempt to gag them. A version of the Registry-Registrar Agreement dated December 18, seen by DI, contains…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • More on my Twitter.sucks reg

    … If you were reading on Friday, you’ll know that I brought about the registration of the domain twitter.sucks and took charge of a web site hosted at that address. I hinted that there was a little more to the story, but couldn’t get into it. The first part of the story is here. What I didn’t mention was that twitter.sucks was in my This.sucks…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Twitter- 4 readers -
  • Twitter and Justin Timberlake targeted by This.sucks

    …-sunrise registry allowance. Since we last reported on .feedback a month ago, the registry appears to have also registered the names of all the current US presidential candidates — such as donaldtrump.feedback and hillaryclinton.feedback — to itself. The sites are all live, as is santaclaus.feedback, which seeks commentary on the “fictional” character. Related posts: Momentous pays over $3 million for .sucks First example of .sucks cybersquatting? “Halt perverted .sucks shakedown now!” demands IPC …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Social- 6 readers -
  • Ashley Madison .sucks domain mysteriously vanishes

    … The domain ashleymadison.sucks, which hosted a tool to search a database of millions of stolen Ashley Madison users’ data, has been deleted. According to Uniregistry CEO Frank Schilling, the domain was deleted by its registrant within the five-day grace period permitted under ICANN rules. The site looked like this shortly after it launched…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 199 readers -
  • .sucks won’t discount its fee for $10 domains

    … Vox Populi Registry is looking for a free speech advocate partner willing to absorb hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions, of dollars in costs. The .sucks registry has for many months promised that later this year it will introduce a Consumer Advocate Subsidies program that will enable people to get a .sucks for the deeply discounted price…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • Does this fun video prove that the .sucks message isn’t total BS?

    … At least one big brand seems to have the same idea about “sucking” as the .sucks gTLD registry, even if it does not appear to own any .sucks domain names. Three, which is currently the smallest of the UK’s four major mobile phone networks, is advertising its services using very similar messaging. The fun 90-second commercial embedded below…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 21 readers -
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