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ICANN’s new transfer policy will impact your business and your customers

Domain transfers between registrars and registrants happen thousands of times every day. You would think that such an ubiquitous process works well, like a well-oiled machine. Unfortunately, ICANN and the ICANN community do not share this view. ICANN has recently concluded a lengthy review process of all the policies that govern domain transfers in the […]

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Our new messaging platform is here

OpenSRS sends thousands of messages daily on behalf of our resellers. We’re excited to announce the launch of a new messaging platform, a feature-rich system that gives you greater control over look and feel, language and source code of all the messages that OpenSRS sends on your behalf such as renewals notices, registrant verification emails, […]

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April 2016・Announcements

Top 25 new gTLDs for March 2016

.CLOUD – the modern gTLD for the cloud space and beyond – captured March’s top spot, followed by three technology-driven gTLDs – .TECH, .BIO and .SPACE. Versatile gTLDs follow that pack, with .LIVE in 5th, .ONLINE in 6th, .LINK in 7th and .BEST in 8th places. Wrapping up the top 10, .SRL for Spanish and […]

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Tucows acquires Melbourne IT’s international wholesale domain reseller channel

Tucows Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the international wholesale domain reseller channel of Melbourne IT Limited. The acquisition will add hundreds of resellers and approximately 1.6 million domains under management to Tucows’ OpenSRS wholesale domain business. Tucows will not acquire any of Melbourne IT’s operations and the transaction […]

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Refined domain pricing list

We have just launched an improved version of the domain pricing list. We have added new subtle features as well as refined familiar ones to make domain searching more efficient. What’s new: One-pager We have merged Available domains and Upcoming domains into a single page. Simply toggle between the two tabs to view each section.   Price + type […]

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December 2015・Announcements

2015 holiday hours for OpenSRS support

It’s been a long year for our customer support team and we will be taking some well deserved time off over the Holidays. Support schedule will be as follows: December 24th – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET December 25th – Closed December 26th – Closed December 31st – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET […]

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New hours for OpenSRS support

We have changed our operating hours (ET) to suit our resellers – Effective immediately. Monday – Thursday: 24 hours Friday: 12:00 am – 11:00 pm Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Email: [email protected] Twitter: @opensrshelp Toll-free phone North America: 1 888 511 7284 International: +800 371 69922 Countries eligible for toll-free landline calling Argentina Australia Austria Belarus Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Canada […]

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September 2015・Announcements

The top 25 new gTLDs for the month of August

.ONLINE – The intuitive, straightforward and super versatile extension is the top performing new gTLD for the month of August. It was also a comeback month for .XYZ. In July it was in 20th place, but last month, it has sprung back up to 2nd place. This was followed by the perfect extension for anyone […]

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August 2015・Announcements

The top 25 new gTLDs for the month of July

.CLUB – The domain name that welcomes everyone as a member takes the number one spot as the top performing new gTLD for the month of July. The extension .XYZ  dropped hard as it goes from 2nd to 20th place last month. Perhaps it might get a boost in August thanks to Google’s latest announcement. Also, we saw a lot of […]

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Security update

**This post was updated on August 12, 2015 at 12:30 PM EST.** On August 4, 2015 our security team identified and stopped unauthorized access to one of our systems. As a result, we reset all reseller Control Panel and Reseller Web Interface (RWI) passwords. Since then, we have worked 24/7 to complete an extensive investigation […]

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