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New Domain Name Extensions Release – What You Need to Know

5.2.2014 by Alice Cullen

 This week the first wave of new domain name extensions becomes available to the general public – you’ll be able to get your hands on these from 4pm this afternoon [Wed 05 Feb] and the internet is abuzz with excitement and a little bit of confusion. So here’s a summary to clear the waters a little, so you know what’s available and when. ICANN has been busy working toward increasing the range of domains available to consumers to improve choice and competition, while also enabling more succinct and significant domain names that can be more closely linked with the products…

How do the new guidelines for registering domains affect you?

21.1.2014 by Alice Cullen

As internet regulator ICANN continues its crackdown on internet crooks, new regulations and procedures have now been launched to clamp down on imposters, crooks and cyber-nasties registering domains when they're up to no good! We've put together the key, important…

New Domain Registrations Show Pace of Internet Growth

31.5.2011 by Jenn Granger

If you want some indication of the size of the Internet, the number of registered domain names is a good place to start. VeriSign, who help manage the Internet's root DNS servers, reported in the latest Domain Name Industry Brief…

The .tk Top Level Domain

19.9.2007 by Mother Superior

I have mixed feelings regarding the story about the little island of Tokelau and the way an entrepreneur has boosted its GDP by 10% by selling the top level domain name. Already there have been more than 1.6m domain names…

New Domains to Ease Communication?

18.5.2006 by Mother Superior

The announcement has come this week that ICANN has accepted a proposal for the new top level domain .tel to go forward. The domain is sponsored by telecommunications company Telnic and aims to provide users with the ability to contact…

Top Level Domains

29.3.2006 by Mother Superior

I'm interested in people's views on how the increasing range of tlds affects business and consumers online. In particular there's .travel, which attempts to create an online directory incorporating millions of travel websites. As an industry, travel and tourism is…