James Seng diagrams the new TLD Process

James Seng is a long time friend and fellow domain industry veteran who helped to create and evolve the IDN standards.  He's made a great 'Prezi' slide show of the process of applying for a new TLD.   new gTLD program on Prezi This is worth looking at, as it goes...

“Ivan Lovin’ It!” – McDonalds’ Russian IDN Website

McDonalds totally gets it. They have a Russian language website up for McDonalds at http://макдональдс.рф which illustrates both their capabilities as a brand to manage their local presence, as well as a sophistication in leveraging the new promise that IDN holds. For...

.hitachi … Another smart brand announces new TLD

According to a press release at GMO Registry, they've signed a deal with Hitachi to operate the .hitachi Top Level Domain name in the upcoming application period with ICANN. "GMO Registry gTLD acquisition and operation support services chosen by global brand Hitachi...

Domain Tool Review: Dropday.com

Domain Tool Review: Dropday.com

I just stumbled across a dropping domain name tool called dropday.com that can accelerate the discovery and action on obtaining domain names that are soon dropping.  I liked it so much I really struggled with sharing it or not. I decided to write about it and share...

Domain Name Registration Book Reviews

Domain Name Registration Book Reviews

Featured Domain Name Registration: Domain Name Registration Policies - Need for New Actions Globally, Not DomesticallyPublic Records: Copyright, Patent, Domain Name Registry, Aircraft Registration, Criminal Record, Records Management, Background CheckDomain names...

Domain Name Law Book Reviews

Domain Name Law Book Reviews

Featured Domain Name Law: International Domain Name Law: Icann and the UdrpDomain Name Law and Practice: An International HandbookFranchisors Brandish Pair of Powerful Weapons in the War on Cybersquatters.(domain name laws): An article from: Franchising WorldThe...