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October 18, 2019 08:24

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Renewals at 55% as first new gTLD junk drop begins

The first new gTLD to go live is seeing its first-year renewals at 55% one year after hitting general availability. dotShabaka Registry’s شبكة. (or “.shabaka”, the Arabic for “.web”) has also seen its zone file shrink by about 27% over the last two weeks. The zone peaked at 2,069 domains on February 1, 2015, but […]

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Google registers its first new gTLD domain

Google took part in dotShabaka Registry’s Sunrise period, according to today zone files. The company registered جوجل.شبكة, in the .شبكة (Arabic “.web”) TLD, via MarkMonitor at some point prior to December 30. “جوجل” seems to be the Arabic transliteration of “Google”. The domain is not resolving, but Whois says it belongs to Google and it’s […]

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These are the first four new gTLD domain names

Two luxury goods companies have the honor of being the first to register domain names in a new gTLD. Today, the first four domain names registered to actual registrants popped up in the zone file for dotShabaka Registry’s Arabic “.web” — شبكة. شبكة. exited its mandatory Sunrise period on Sunday; the four new names appear […]

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First new gTLD Sunrise ends with “very few” registrations

The first new gTLD Sunrise period was not a success, according to dotShabaka Registry. The 60-day Sunrise for شبكة. (.web in Arabic) ended yesterday with “very few” registrations, the company told us today, due largely to poor promotion of the Trademark Clearinhouse in Arabic-speaking regions. The gTLD is restricted to Arabic strings, and therefore Sunrise […]

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First new gTLDs to go live “in the next few hours”

The first four new gTLDs are expected to go live in the next few hours. That’s according to the registries themselves, and reports out of the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, where ICANN division president Akram Atallah was speaking on a panel earlier today. The gTLDs are: .сайт (Russian “.site”) and .онлайн (Russian “.online”) from […]

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Live new gTLDs this month? First four pass to delegation

New gTLDs are on the home stretch, after ICANN sent the first four applications to the final delegation stage of the process. The four are: .сайт (Russian “.site”) and .онлайн (Russian “.online”) from Core Association, شبكة. (Arabic “.web”) from dotShabaka Registry and .游戏 (Chinese “.games”) from Donuts. These were also the first four to sign […]

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