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Domains industry news round-up

It has been a busy start to the year across the domain name industry. A couple of registries have already reached significant milestones this year, and the industry as a whole continues to grow at a steady rate. .COM.AU and .ORG Hit Milestones On the ccTLD-front, AusRegistry reported that they reached two million domains […]

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Help eliminate malware: public request for comments

The Internet can be a dangerous place, even for the professionals who live and breath it. Imagine the frustration felt by website owners after realizing their site has been compromised and attempts to infect its visitors, many of them potential customers. StopBadware, a non-profit organization, founded at Harvard University in 2006, helps stop badware: viruses, […]

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Meet the Reseller: ISOCNET

OpenSRS Reseller ISOCNET is a Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky-based company which specializes in providing website design and development, web hosting, e-commerce solutions, and hosted email to small to medium businesses in the region. A reseller since 2003, ISOCNET uses OpenSRS to complete its suite of Internet services, and to help turn domain registration and management from […]

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The reseller-friendly approach to ccTLDs

I’ve written several posts over the past few months about the reseller-friendly choices we’ve made in our products, our pricing and our policies. ccTLDs provides another great example. There are a few approaches that a registrar could be tempted to take on ccTLDs… You could essentially avoid them. Offering a wide selection of ccTLDs means […]

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ICANN 39 review: the latest developments on new gTLDs and .XXX

I just returned from ICANN’s 39th International Public Meeting, held last week in the beautiful city of Cartagena, Colombia. This was a highly anticipated meeting by many in the domain industry, as major developments were expected with regard to both the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) process and .XXX, the proposed extension for adult […]

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