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  • XYZ to put global block on domains banned in China

    … that the list is nowhere near 40,000 names long.) The registry seems to be planning to allow the Chinese government to censor its new gTLDs, which include .xyz, .college, .rent, .protection and .security, in every country of the world. And it might not be the last non-Chinese registry to implement such a ban. The surprising revelation came…

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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    … XYZ.com has withdrawn its request to start selling .xyz and .college domains into China via a local gateway service provider.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…

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  • XYZ fighting red tape to serve Chinese customers

    … has led to a lot of pissed-off registrants. XYZ says has been receiving complaints from its registrars in the country, which in turn have been receiving complaints from their customers. XYZ proposes to fix the problem by using a gateway service provided by ZDNS, a DNS provider based in mainland China. Registrars in the country would maintain…

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  • The new massive number two new gTLD has me paralyzed with confusion

    …. The registry’s official nic.网址 site doesn’t even have any information about how to buy one either. ZDNS hasn’t sold a single domain in any other gTLD. News reports in China, linked to from the registry’s web site, boast about how .网址 is the biggest IDN TLD out there. So what’s going on here? Are we looking at a Chinese .xyz? A bunch…

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