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Registrars Fight Spammers as Whois Data Disappears – Domain Name Wire

Spammers and scammers need to be creative in contacting domain name owners. This month, a GoDaddy customer received an email shortly after registering a domain name. We’ll call the domain example.com for this story. Subject: example.com is not yet registered The post suggested it was somehow from GoDaddy. Which it was, because it was sent […]

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New .ie domain registrations increased by 24% in 2021 as the digital economy grows

ie is one of the fastest growing country domains in Europe, ahead of .fr, .de and .uk To exchange David Curtin, .IE New .ie domain registrations rose 24% in 2021 compared to 2019 before the pandemic, as tens of thousands of SMBs built websites and online stores, according to new figures from .IE, the national […]

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The Future of Whois Access is on the Table Today – Domain Name Wire

ICANN and the GNSO Council will meet to discuss the future of SSAD. Today, the ICANN Board and the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council will meet to discuss ICANN’s First-Ever Operational Design Assessment for the proposal Standard Access/Disclosure System (SSAD). SSAD could become the post-GDPR successor to Whois access. The meeting is scheduled for […]

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Review of the year 2021 for domain names

Is it really 2022? Is it? Although many may view 2021 as another “lost” year due to the pandemic, filled with Zoom™ meetings, virtual conferences, working from home and limited travel, there have been a number of notable stories of domain names that deserve to be highlighted. So, without further ado, here are the 10 […]

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The 8 best alternatives to Google Domains for domain registration

If you are interested in registering and purchasing a domain name for your website, you will notice many domain registrars in the market. Google Domains is one of the best domain registrars out there, but there are several other options, in case you want to go with a different registrar. So here are eight of […]

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How to know who owns a domain

Have you ever been curious about who owns a specific domain name? Maybe it’s because the domain you want is already taken and you would like to buy it from them. Maybe you want to know who owns a website you’ve visited, or you want to know where an email address came from. There are […]

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domain name dispute: what to do in case of website or domain name dispute

Today, a brand’s identity is defined by its online presence. The first place a consumer goes to find information about a brand is their website, which makes the domain name a kind of “online brand”. Domain names help promote a business by building an online and offline customer base through web advertisements and providing easy […]

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Here are the most popular TLDs and domain registration trends of 2021

Namecheap, the world’s second largest domain registrar with more than 14 million domains under management, today released its annual industry report. The 2021 Domain Insights & Trends Report presents exclusive domain registration data for 2020 and 2021. The information provides insight into global TLD registration trends for small business owners, online entrepreneurs, technology journalists, domain […]

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Namecheap Reveals 2021’s Most Popular TLDs and Domain Registration Trends in Exclusive Industry Report

PHOENIX, 22 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – Namecheap, the world‘the second-largest domain registrar with over 14 million domains under management, today released its annual industry report. The 2021 “Domain Insights & Trends” report‘ presents exclusive domain registration data for 2020 and 2021. The information provides an overview of global trends in TLD registration for […]

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What’s in a domain name? A look at the strategies of luxury brands

Like every other industry, luxury brands have not been immune to the pandemic and, in fact, the onset and continued effects of COVID-19 have caused a significant decline in sales – and margins – in the luxury goods segment. But it’s not just revenues that have been hit by the pandemic; many brands have considerably […]

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Internet Has 364.6 Million Domain Name Registrations At End Of Third Quarter 2021 | News

RESTON, Virginia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 9, 2021– VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, today announced that the third quarter of 2021 closed with 364.6 million registrations of domain names in all top-level domains, a decrease of 2.7 million domain name registrations, or 0.7%, from […]

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The internet has 364.6 million domain name registrations at the end of the third quarter of 2021

RESTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, today announced that the third quarter of 2021 closed with 364.6 million domain name registrations in all top-level domains, down 2.7 million domain name registrations, or 0.7%, from the second quarter of 2021.1.2 Domain […]

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Tonga’s top-level domain flaws left Google, Amazon and Tether’s web services vulnerable to takeover

Misaligned Incentives Undermine Efforts to Tackle TLD Bugs with ‘Large Scale Impact’ UPDATE Attackers could have changed the name servers of any domain under the Tonga country code top-level domain (ccTLD) due to a vulnerability in the TLD registrar’s website, security researchers revealed . With a Google search for “.to” pages yielding nearly 513 million […]

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Unstoppable Domains launches blockchain brand campaign in Canada – Domain Name Wire

The company wants to mark terms like blockchain and crypto for domain name registration. Unstoppable Domains, a company that offers blockchain-based alt-root domain names, has filed 21 trademark applications in Canada covering its top-level domains and the Unstoppable brand. The company also recently registered a U.S. trademark for the term blockchain, claiming priority over its […]

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Domain Registration Provider Market 2021-2026 Size and Share, Recent Improvements, and Regional Analysis

The World Report Domain Registration Provider Market has been provided by researchers for a detailed understanding of the market performance over an estimated period of 2021 to 2026. However, this report has introduced a brief overview to provide the reader with better insight into this report. This brief description contains a basic definition of the […]

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Small Business Owners – How To Register Your Domain Name

Reading time: 3 minutes If you have a business in the 21st century, having a dominant online presence is essential. However, it does take quite a bit of effort, including a fast, user-friendly, and mobile-friendly website. Before you do all of this, however, registering your domain is a process you cannot afford to skip. That […]

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New Stricter Rules for Domain Name Registration in Denmark – Intellectual Property

Denmark: New, stricter rules for domain name registration in Denmark To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. On September 6, 2021, Denmark introduced new, stricter rules for registrants of “.dk” domain names. If the domain name holders do not keep their contact details up to date, all domain names of holders risk […]

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EU ban on anonymous domain registration hailed by threat intelligence firm

“It raises the bar and makes it costly for easy cybercrime,” says DomainTools Upcoming European Union regulations that would curtail anonymous domain registration have been welcomed by a security company despite concerns from some, including Germany’s top-level domain registry, DENIC. Broad proposals to achieve a ‘high common level of cybersecurity across the Union’ and to […]

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Top 2021 Domain Registrars – Forbes Advisor

Methodology Domain registrars need to do one specific thing: let you choose and register a domain name for your website. However, it helps when they also have options like DDoS protection and other security measures. We’ve put a lot of emphasis on the price of this guide, as well as things like free WHOIS protection. […]

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EU legislation introduced to ban anonymous domain registration

The European Union is drafting legislation that may soon end individuals registering domains anonymously on the continent. When an Internet domain is registered, a registrar collects information such as the buyer’s name, address, email address, and phone number. However, this information is not verified to be correct and may contain false information. The new EU […]

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Offer Alert: Domain.com is currently offering 25% off Sitewide

Building your own business website can be a daunting task. By securing an impressionable domain and a visually appealing web design, both can take your aspirations far. This is where Domain.com comes in. Domain.com, as the name suggests, is one of the most versatile and popular domain registration services out there. Our experience with the […]

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Handshake Domain – The Future of the Internet and the Decentralized Web

The 2nd largest domain registrar in the world, Nompas dear announced the launch of Handshake domain registration services. The Handshake Naming System (HNS) is a peer-to-peer network and decentralized system that uses blockchain technology. This means that it bypasses the surveillance of traditional centralized data hosting services offering better control, freedom and security of the […]

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Facebook’s bad day just keeps getting worse, now its domain is up for grabs

All of the major Facebook sites, including Instagram, WhatsApp, and the Facebook feed itself, are offline today. Same Internal social network of Facebook employees is off. Users started noticing the outages just after 11:30 a.m. EDT, and as of this writing, the sites have yet to come back online. It later emerged that the entire […]

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Most large companies do not protect their domain names

Bad players have ramped up their purchase of domains that look like the brands of the world’s top 2,000 companies, with 60% of those domains registered to risky third parties, not the companies themselves. A new study released this week by domain name management corporation Corporation Service Company (CSC) analyzed domain records from Forbes Global […]

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Another Domain Service Starts Texas Abortion Snitching Website

Screenshot: prolifewhistleblower.com Epik, the domain registrar who agreed to take over after the Capitol uprising, drew the line. It’s: Anonymous morons denouncing people seeking abortions in Texas, which are now virtually banned in that state. Users of prolifewhistleblower.com may submit “anonymous tips” to “Help Enforce the Texas Heartbeat Act”. This basically means submitting the names […]