Archive for May 2008

.ar IDNs Available Before August

NIC Argentina has recently advised registrars IDNs will be available for registration starting sometime before August 2008). The Argentinean IDN launch will comprise four stages:

30 day Awareness campaign, after which there will be a
100 day Sunrise for holders of equivalent non-IDN domain names (only domains registered before this announcement), after which there will […]

Ocean Tomo to Auction Powerful Domain Name ”£.com” – The British Pound Symbol’s Identity on the Net – on 26 June in Amsterdam

Ocean Tomo Auctions today announced that it will offer for sale the “£.com”, the symbol-based domain name for the British pound symbol, along with related intellectual property assets. The powerful domain name package will be offered by Moneyedge Limited as Lot 40 at The Ocean Tomo 2008 European Live IP Auction to be held at The NH Grand Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam on 26th June.

Russian Registry Seeks Support For IDN .RF Domain

The Russian Registry is today asking it’s customer base to vote on the possibility of a new .РФ (.RF) IDN domain name. As they write, ICANN is looking at the possibility of establishing top-level domains using international characters. The final decision on this matter will be taken at the 32nd International Public ICANN Meeting held […]

Опрос КЦ про .РФ

опрос КЦ про .РФ В настоящее время в корпорации ICANN, управляющей адресным пространством Интернета, обсуждается вопрос о возможности создания доменов верхнего уровня с использованием символов национальных алфавитов (IDN). Окончательное решение по этому вопросу должно быть принято на конференции ICANN, которая состоится в Париже в конце июня этого года. Координационный Центр национального домена сети Интернет организует […]

Relief.Asia: Regionally-Based TLDs, Community and Relief Support

By Chuck Kisselburg
Last August I blogged about “.asia, A Social Networking Goldmine”. While the gist of the post centered around the new .asia TLD (its value with the advent of IDNs and how it can foster community) the underlying theme has been, and continues to be for me the value of what such regionally […]

ICANN Posts Draft FY09 Operating Plan and Budget

Each year, from July through December, ICANN’s planning cycle calls for creation of the Strategic Plan. At the end of December 2007, the ICANN Board approved ICANN’s Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan is the three-year overview document that describes the strategic priorities for ICANN. See: Each year, from January through June, there is a […]

SEDO: New Opportunities with Internationalized Domain Names

After nearly a decade of planning, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has stepped up By Keith White, Customer Relations and Support Specialist After nearly a decade of planning, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has stepped up to announce that fully internationalized domain names (IDNs) are slated to […]

IDN francophones – à prendre ou à laisser ?

A l’heure de la consolidation du marché, beaucoup de domaineurs cherchent à se diversifier, voire pourquoi pas à se spécialiser dans une niche sur un marché qui lui ne l’est plus, niche. Alors on s’interroge, on se consulte, on se braistorme (bouh le vilain mot !). Bref, on cherche à innover, quitte à placer la […]

Cybersquatting powraca z IDN-ami

Cybersquatting, czyli rejestrowanie domen znanych marek i odsprzedawanie ich po zawyżonej cenie, to praktyka wciąż żywa. Problem powrócił wraz z pojawieniem się domen IDN, czyli adresów internetowych zawierających znaki diakrytyczne.

Caracteres multilingües en dominios “.ar”. Cambio de “” a “”

Resolucion 616-08 – MRECIC – INTERNET – Incorporación de caracteres multilingües, pertenecientes al idioma español y portugués, para los nombres de dominio que tienen la terminación “.ar”.
Nuevos caracteres: ‘á’, ‘â’, ‘ã’, ‘à’, ‘é’, ‘ê’, ‘í’, ‘ó’, ‘ô’, ‘õ’, ‘ú’, ‘ü’, ‘ñ’ y ‘ç’.
 Cronograma de implementación. Registro escalonado. Reglas de conversión. Reglas de prioridad.
Incorporación […]