Archive for November 2010

Use of diacritics in Czech domains again refused

Prague, 19 November – For the fourth time in a row, the Czech Internet public refused the introduction of diacritics in the .CZ domain system. This ensues from a public opinion survey carried out by Markent for the CZ.NIC association, the administrator of the Czech domain registry. Eight-seven percent of organisations that responded and 62 [...]

Russian IDN ccTLD .рф Opens for Registrations, Makes History

November 11, 2010, marked the day when the new IDN ccTLD .рф (Cyrillic for Российская Федерация, Russian Federation) was opened for general registration. Prior to that date the registration was open only for trademark owners and governmental institutions. Before the registration started, in an interview for the КоммерсантЪ (Commersant) daily, Andrey Kolesnikov, CEO of the [...]

IDNEvent Auction Results

Total 31 IDNs was sold on first IDNEvent Auction at SnapNames.com 中国.org $5,250.00 円.com $4,026.00 电.com $1,550.00 鸟.com $1,450.00 航班.com $1,429.00 顔.com $1,250.00 売却.com $1,180.00 高級.com $1,155.00 博奕.com $1,117.00 講.com $1,005.00 סירה.com $802.00 品.com $710.00 小狗.com $625.00 路.com $625.00 ファンド.jp $590.00 クーラー.com $530.00 力.com $525.00 中古パソコン.com $480.00 沖縄旅行.com $451.00 כיף.com $450.00 出.com $450.00 海滩.com $420.00 [...]