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Domain names and new gTLDs - a critical overview

I would like to concentrate on domain names and the issues of new gTLDs in my first blog post. The domain name should be one of the first things you have to think about when starting a business. 590 more words

Domain Names

New .hiv domain aims to raise funds for HIV and AIDS organizations

A Berlin-based charity called dotHIV has launched the .hiv global top-level domain (gTLD) as a way of raising funds for HIV and AIDS organizations.

The idea is that businesses and non-profits can buy a .hiv address from registrars like GoDaddy, and each time someone visits it dotHIV will make a microdonation of 0.1c – the outfit is suggesting that brands might like to have a .hiv address that forwards to their standard .com address. 144 more words


Five Key Takeaways From ICANN 50 in London

The 50th Meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took place in London from June 22–26. This marked the first time that an ICANN meeting has been held in London, and also resulted in the largest attendance record for an ICANN meeting, with more than 3,300 individuals registered in attendance. 1,518 more words

Intellectual Property

The Wild West of gTLDs and Trademarks

By Evan Jensen

Generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are a new and soon-to-be-huge feature of the internet. New websites using a wide variety of newly created domain names will soon be springing up like weeds. 2,819 more words