Zdns

  • XYZ to put global block on domains banned in China

    …, but they may not activate them unless the registry complies with the law. That law requires the registry to be located on the Chinese mainland. XYZ plans to comply by hiring local player ZDNS to proxy its EPP systems and mirror its Whois. But the Chinese government also bans certain strings — which I gather are mostly but not exclusively in Chinese script…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • XYZ to rethink China gateway plans

    … to be able to comply with government regulations, which require all domain firms to have an official license. As we reported last week, it had signed up with local registrar ZDNS, which would proxy for registrations made by Chinese registrants. However, it has now withdrawn its Registry Services Evaluation Process request after ICANN said it would…

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

    … XYZ.com is trying to become one of the first non-Chinese gTLD registries to be able to sell unhindered into the Chinese market, in the face of Draconian government regulations. The company has filed a Registry Services Evaluation Process request with ICANN — the first of its kind — that would let it use a gateway service, based in China…

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

    … back-end Knet. I’m going to come out and admit it: even after a few hours research I still don’t know a heck of a lot about these guys. The language barrier has got me, and the data is just weird. These are the things I can tell you: .网址 has 352,727 domains in its zone file today, up by about a quarter of a million names since the start…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -