Archive for April 2009

¡Hola! Sedo’s Spanish Domain Auction Starting Soon! Will it Have IDN’s?

Ay dios mio! I think it’s awesome Sedo is doing a Spanish only domain auction. I got into domaining in early 2004, aka ‘real late’. The first thing I noticed was English .com’s were just plain GONE. Anything I tried was taken, if I was going to make any money in this business I was [...]

ICANN: Public Comment: Proposed IDN gTLD Constituency

21 April 2009 The ongoing GNSO Improvements process has created significant community interest in the formation of new GNSO constituencies and several groups have stepped forward to begin the process of forming a new GNSO constituency. The ICANN Board has now received a third formal petition – from the prospective IDNgTLD Constituency. All members of [...]

NetChoice Coalition urges ICANN to alias existing TLD’s to .IDN versions

The NetChoice Coalition Promoting Convenience, Choice, and Commerce on The Net Steve DelBianco, Executive Director 1401 K St NW, Suite 502 Washington, DC 20005 202-420-7482 www.netchoice.org 13 April 2009 Dr. Paul Twomey, President Mr. Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Submitted via email to 2gtld-evaluation@icann.org Subject: Comment regarding gTLD [...]

ICANN: Initiation of IDN ccPDP by ccNSO Council

13 April 2009

Consider Planning Now for Internationalized Top-Level Domains

By now, most companies have begun the process to understand how the introduction of new gTLDs (Generic Top-Level Domains) will impact their respective businesses. Some companies are considering submitting applications to operate their own branded gTLDs. Many others are focused on how to address the anticipated launch of new gTLDs defensively, in terms of application [...]