On August 23rd, 2017 the .RADIO domain authority commenced its “Launch Program” phase by opening the .RADIO top level domain to the public. During this “Launch Program”–which ends on October 31th, 2017– the .RADIO authority will be accepting domain application with the following priority order: Priority 1: Trademarks in ICANN TMCH (Sunrise) Priority 2: Union […]
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Kenya domain authority (KeNIC) has recently started the liberalization process for second level .KE domain names (for example www.mybrand.KE or www.myname.KE ). Previous to this liberalization, only third level domain extensions were allowed to be registered in Kenya, these extensions are: “co.ke”, “.or.ke”, “.ne.ke”, “.go.ke”, “ac.ke”, “sc.ke”, “me.ke”, “.mobi.ke”, “.info.ke”. The liberalization process for .KE […]
New gTLDs offer a great opportunity to have the domain name you want with a creative ending. Some gTLDs are very popular while others just don’t sell enough to make them viable. ICANN, the Internet Corporation who administers domain names, recently approved the .Africa (dotAfrica) gTLD. This development, following the efforts of various interested parties […]
Protect your brand with a new web space. For its tenth anniversary, .TRAVEL has “relaxed” its registration requirements and is no longer limited for registration by trademark holders in the industry, but is now also “available to anyone who provides or plans to provide services, products or content related to tourism” (both companies and individuals). […]
Blogging is hugely popular. It has grown from a way for people to journal online to a major way for individuals, groups, and businesses to communicate and spread information. There are estimated to be over 1 billion blogs today. Some blogs are within a website, others on platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Tumblr, and […]