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Corsearch New gTLD Update: .DE and .UK

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Thursday, 31 May, 2018

This update includes news about the .DE and .UK registries.

.DE elimination of the local administrative contact requirement

The .DE registry, DENIC, updated its domain policy on May 25, 2018, eliminating the requirement for a local administrative contact in Germany. Prior to May 25, companies located outside Germany had to provide a local administrative contact. Under the new rules, a local contact will only be required for a legal case, when a holder not based in Germany will have to appoint a person in Germany.

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Topics: domains, nGTLDs

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .招聘, .Place, .GAL, .MOE, .LONDON, and More

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Monday, 30 April, 2018

This update includes news about .招聘, .Place, .GAL, .MOE, .LONDON, .TRAVEL, .BOATS,.YACHTS, .HOMES, .MOTORCYCLES, and .AUTOS.

Launch of .招聘(recruitment / xn–otu796d)
Registry operator Dot Trademark TLD Holding Company Limited announced the launch of its latest new gTLD, .招聘(Chinese for recruitment). The launch will start with a Sunrise Phase from May 21, 2018 toJune 20, 2018. This is a restricted TLD and registrations of domain names will be open to any individual or organization with interests towards employment, recruitment, or human resources-related industries. Further announcements with dates will follow. 

.PLACE changes to registrant eligibility
Registry operator Donuts Inc. announced it is implementing eligibility requirements for all new .PLACE registrations. These eligibility requirements will include a geospatial validation component, on which more information will follow. Note that these changes will not affect .PLACE domains registered before May 18, 2018, which will renew at current prices, and will not be subject to the new eligibility requirements.

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .APP, .DEV, .BOATS, .TH, and More

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Thursday, 15 March, 2018

This update includes news about .APP, .DEV, .BOATS, .TH, .書籍, and .BOT.

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Topics: domains, nGTLDs

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .VIP, Donuts' Rightside Acquisition, and Uniregistry 2-Letter and Premium Domains

by Kate Reid on Friday, 13 October, 2017

This week's update includes news about .VIP, the Donuts acquisition of Rightside, and Uniregistry 2-letter and premium domains.

.VIP – Chinese Script IDNs Available in November
Registry operator MMX announced that on November 21, 2017, it will be possible to register Chinese Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) under the TLD .VIP.

Donuts and Rightside DPML Update
Donuts registry successfully completed its acquisition of Rightside registry in July and has now provided an update on the DPML systems merger, scheduled for Quarter 2, 2018, outlining the four scenarios that apply to existing DPML customers, based on whether they have a Donuts DPML, a Rightside DPML, or both. 

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

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: domains, nGTLDs

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