GoDaddy Coupon Codes for February 2009

Update: March 5, 2009 – I have just use this codeto renew and bunch of domains and it still works. If .com is what you’re after you don’t need any other godaddy codes! I was just renewing some domains at godaddy and as usually had to do a little research to find the best coupon […]

New Vawe of Fake ICANN Emails

New Vawe of Fake ICANN Emails is out trying to get your logins and password to steal domains, so be warned. A few reports were posted on DNF. Update: ICANNResolve.com site is down now. To:    [email]xxxx@xxxxx.com[/email] Subject:    ICANN – Domain Upgrade Notice Date:    Tue, 24 Jun 2008 06:22:08 +0200 From:    “ICANN” <icann@icannresolve.com> Dear Domain Account […]

ICANN Sends Notice of Breach to Registrar

ICANN sent a notice of breach [PDF, 81K] to ICANN-accredited registrar Red Register, Inc. based on Red Register, Inc.’s failure to comply with the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”). Specifically, Red Register failed to comply with UDRP Rule 16(a) and paragraph 4(k) of the UDRP despite repeated requests by ICANN and the National […]

Dot Pro Relaunch

As reported by domainnews When you read the minutes of ICANN’s Board meeting on April 30th, you come accross a section that describes RegistryPRO, the registry responsible for the .pro domain extension, and their request to change its registration agreement with ICANN. The minutes indicate that, “The TLD has had limited success to date, with […]

LH.com Case

Interesting case and decision and not in a good way.. http://domains.adrforum.com/domains/decisions/1153492.htm PARTIES Complainant is Deutsche Lufthansa AG (“Complainant”), represented by Dennis J. Mondolino of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, of New York, USA. Respondent is Future Media Architects, Inc. (“Respondent”), represented by James E. Rosini of Kenyon & Kenyon LLP of New York, USA. REGISTRAR […]

Dot SU Forever

Apparently the Soviet Union is still alive. Except for Soviet Union emblem t-shirts being a hot item in Russia now, Russian webmasters don’t want to break their connection to the shady communist past and keep fighting ICANN to protect the obsolete .su extension. Read more on the matter here ICANN is still attempting to delete […]

153 Million Domain Names registered, 33 Million registered in 2007

Interesting registry statistics published on domainnews.com There were almost 33 million new domain names registered in 2007 according to the fourth quarter 2007 Domain Name Industry Brief published by VeriSign. This brings the total of domain names registered to more than 153 million domain name registrations worldwide across all of the Top Level Domain Names […]

New tld’s ‘.pdf’ or ‘.mp3’ Could Appear

MSNBC reports NEW YORK – Internet addresses ending in “.pdf” or “.mp3” could appear under a new proposal, while domain name suffixes consisting entirely of numbers would likely be rejected. Hints about such do’s and don’ts appeared in a new report issued by the Internet’s key oversight agency, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and […]