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USPTO continues to refuse trademarks for alt-root and prospective top level domains
Companies are still trying to trademark top level domains but the USPTO says no. Examiners at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office must feel like a broken record. Despite making it clear that the USPTO won’t issue trademarks for marks acting as...
Discussion
October 7, 2021, 2:47 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Bezos-backed Beacon builds on Beacon.com
Company upgraded its domain from .co.uk. Supply chains are a vital cog in the wheel of the interconnected global economy. Optimal supply chain management is vital, which may be why the worldwide supply chain management market was worth $15.58 billion...
Discussion
October 6, 2021, 6:41 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Which domain registrar is #1 for .com?
These are the fastest growing and largest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers June 2021. The only major...
Discussion
October 6, 2021, 4:37 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
End user domain name sales up to $160,000
A playground equipment manufacturer, a hotelier and a dating site bought domain names. The top sale on this week’s list is one from a couple of weeks ago that we now know who bought it. Overall, Sedo’s top sale this week was eth.website. ...
Discussion
October 6, 2021, 12:45 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
The real reason to not rely on Facebook for your business
It has nothing to do with occasional downtime. I’ve seen lots of stories, tweets, and hot takes about yesterday’s Facebook outage. They point to the outage as proof that your business should have a website rather than relying on Facebook....
Discussion
October 5, 2021, 4:32 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
.TV would not be spared under new ccTLD plan
Country Code organization submits ccTLD retirement plan to ICANN. The Country Code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO) has submitted a new recommended policy (pdf) on the retirement process for ccTLDs for approval by the ICANN Board of Directors. T...
Discussion
October 5, 2021, 3:28 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
These 70 large companies can benefit from upgrading their domains
These companies could upgrade to a brand matching or .com domain. The more I study end users in China, the more I am convinced there is great potential in the Chinese domain market. Many Chinese companies can benefit from acquiring better domains as ...
Discussion
October 5, 2021, 2:16 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Top domain name stories from September (no surprise!)
Epik was the top news story last month after the registrar was hacked. Guess what the top story on Domain Name Wire was last month? And the second? Third? Fourth… Yes, they were all about Epik. Here are the top stories on Domain Name Wire last...
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October 5, 2021, 1:28 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Updates: Facebook vs. OnlineNic
OnlineNic is still operating and 35.com pushes back. OnlineNic said it was shutting down at the end of July due to an ongoing Facebook lawsuit. It’s October, and the registrar is still operating. It’s unclear whether the threat of sh...
Discussion
October 4, 2021, 6:17 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
PIR (.org) names Rick Wilhelm new CTO
Wilhelm comes from Verisign, where he was VP of platform management. Public Interest Registry, the non-profit that operates the .org namespace, has named Rick Wilhelm its new Chief Technology Officer. He replaces Joe Abley, who joined the company in ...
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October 4, 2021, 5:19 pm
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