Corsearch New gTLD Update: Japanese IDN TLDs, .WHOSWHO, .SHOP, and More

by Kate Reid on Thursday, 20 July, 2017

This week’s update includes news about Japanese IDN TLDs, .WHOSWHO, .SHOP, and more.

Amazon Registry Japanese IDN TLDs – Change of Date for General Availability
Please note that the General Availability launch date for Amazon Registry Services, Inc.’s Japanese IDN TLDs, below, has been updated from July 30, 2017 to September 12, 2017 (14:00 UTC):

.書籍(.book in Japanese)
.クラウド(.cloud in Japanese)
.ファッション(.fashion in Japanese)
.食品(.food in Japanese)
.セール(.sale in Japanese)
.ストア(.store in Japanese)
.家電 (.consumerelectronics in Japanese)

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .BOSTON, .RADIO, .STORAGE, and More

by Kate Reid on Wednesday, 5 July, 2017

This week’s update features news about .BOSTON, .RADIO, .STORAGE, and more.

.BOSTON
Registry operator Boston TLD Management, LLC announced tentative launch dates for its new geoTLD .BOSTON, relating to the city of Boston, Massachusetts, as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

Boston Community Period Starts

Boston Community Period Ends

General Availability

01 August 2017
(16:00 UTC)

31 August 2017
(16:00 UTC)

Start Date Sunrise
(first-come, first-served)

17 August 2017
(16:00 UTC)

15 September 2017
(16:00 UTC)

26 September 2017
(16:00 UTC)

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Cyclist Greg LeMond Takes on Cybersquatters

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond won a restraining order against two cybersquatters who own 66 web addresses that use his name and the name of his carbon-fiber technology business, Grail.

According to the StarTribune, LeMond is suing marketer Frederick H. Stinchfield and his son, Frederick H. Stinchfield III, for $6.6. million. Among the websites operated by the Stinchfields are lemondgrail.com, grailcarbon.us.websites, and lemond industries.com (which features LeMond’s image, his name, and some “derogatory information”). The lawsuit notes that the Stinchfields own other domain names that are “associated” with public figures, like singer/songwriter Rihanna and former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner.

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Topics: cybersquatters, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .CLUB, Donuts DPML Plus News, and More

by Robert Kriner on Friday, 16 June, 2017

This week’s update features news about .CLUB, DONUTS DPML PLUS, and a newly delegated gTLD.

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .BOT, .STOCKHOLM, .AFRICA, .SHOP, and More

by Kate Reid on Friday, 9 June, 2017

This week’s update features news about .BOT, .STOCKHOLM, .AFRICA, .SHOP, and more.

.BOT
Registry operator Amazon Registry Services, Inc. announced the launch schedule for its new gTLD .BOT as follows:

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

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