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  • XYZ to put global block on domains banned in China

    … in a fresh Registry Services Evaluation Process request (pdf), filed with ICANN on Friday. The RSEP asks ICANN to approve the use of a gateway service on the Chinese mainland, which the company says it needs in order to comply with Chinese law. As previously reported, Chinese citizens are allowed to register domains in non-Chinese registries…

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  • XYZ to rethink China gateway plans

    … XYZ.com has withdrawn its request to start selling .xyz and .college domains into China via a local gateway service provider. The company has said it will amend and resubmit its plan to ICANN, which had told it the idea “might raise significant Stability or Security issues”. The registry wants to be one of the first non-Chinese registries…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • XYZ fighting red tape to serve Chinese customers

    … want to put up a web site, according to Gavin Brown, CTO of .xyz back-end CentralNic. Registrants also need to have their Whois information verified and validated, he said. The problem for Chinese residents today is if they buy a domain in a TLD that is not licensed by the government, they won’t be able to obtain a license to host a web site…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • The new massive number two new gTLD has me paralyzed with confusion

    … for the TLD itself). They all seem to be registered with “nameinfo@knet.com” in the email address field for the registrant, admin and technical contacts in Whois, even when the registrants are different. That’s even true for dozens of famous trademarks I checked — whether it’s the Bank of China or Alexander McQueen, they’re all using nameinfo…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -