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The 2nd ever ICANN meeting in India is well on its way at the International Convention Centre in Hyderabad right now, as I write this. If you’ve been part of it for Day 1 & 2, you know how awesome it’s been to exchange ideas with those at the event, network with experts in the industry and understand how things will impact your web presence business in the near future. What does ICANN mean for our…

When the 2016 ICANN event was announced to be in Hyderabad, I was stoked. Hailing from Hyderabad but having lived the past 16 years in Mumbai brought fond memories of biryani, Charminar, summer holidays, my ‘Tata’ (grandad) and my ancestral home. While Hyderabad meant memories, as a teenager from Mumbai, having discovered a passion for traveling, places and food, the city became more than just home away from home. I began to see it from a…

Recently, a ‘”commotion” has broken out online, creating waves. Let’s bring you up to speed to the topic that’s created quite a stir online. A topic that affects many… small and large businesses and individuals including you and me… privacy. The stir was in response to the GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues (PPSAI) Working Group Initial Report. The report aims to bring privacy and proxy services, currently uncontrolled by ICANN, under ICANN’s contractual wing. You can…

Radix is Asia’s largest new gTLD applicant and has invested over $30 Million in securing licenses to operate the new gTLD extensions. Radix has applied for 27 Domain Extensions in ICANN’s new gTLDs program. Radix has executed their agreements with ICANN to operate 4 new gTLDs – .website, .host, .space, and .press and will be launching these later this year. Radix is also the Registry for the repurposed extension .pw – the professional web and…

New domain strings have been released since we published this new gTLDs Report Card in the month of February. The total number of sales of the new gTLDs has now shot well over 200,000+ registered domains! We recently also discussed how using the gTLD Wishlist can keep you ahead of the competition in this growing new market. You can read the entire article here. Today, we are going to look over the updated numbers of…

Since the time new gTLDs entered the domain name market in a big way over the past month, we recently shared some insightful statistics about the performance of each of the new gTLDs here. We have also discussed the Opportunities and Challenges for Domain Resellers with the introduction of so many new options in the Namepool. Today, we’d like to discuss how you can use our custom built ‘Wishlist’ feature to stay ahead of the…

The domain name community is buzzing with the launch of new TLDs which allows users to register website with completely new and never-before-available domain name strings. A total of 21 new generic TLDs are now live in General Availability and 46 new TLDs in the Sunrise Period. Potentially hundreds more are to follow thanks to the registries that are bringing in fresh and relevant new TLDs to the domain name market. These TLDs will be…

The way you think about domain names as a business opportunity is about to change radically, with the upcoming launch of hundreds of new gTLDs! We at ResellerClub aim to help you understand what ‘new gTLDs’ are and how you can leverage them to get maximum profit from your business. New gTLDs – The Game Changers 50 new gTLDs have been launched in their Sunrise Period, there are some truly exciting times ahead! Here is how…

What is ICANN’s new gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) Program? It signals the beginning of the largest-ever expansion of the Domain Name System (DNS); a change that promises to promote global innovation, competition and consumer choice in the last decade. On 23 October 2013, first new gTLDs from ICANN’s New gTLD Program were delegated. This means they were into the Internet’s Root Zone, the authoritative database for the Internet. Below are the gTLDs or strings…

In our previous post talking about the 2013 ICANN RAA (Registrar Accreditation Agreement), we described the changes mandated for the public WHOIS format. Now, let’s take a look at another critical requirement from the RAA, which stems from the Whois Data Accuracy Specification. The requirements from this specification will have a considerable impact on customers and domain holders, and we are about to make certain changes in the system to fulfill them. Verifying the Registrant’s…

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