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October 18, 2019 23:34

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Drink your gTLDs : 10,000 .Wine and .Vin domains

The launch of dot .Wine and dot .Vin took a while, but this grape-induced pair is a fine representation of popular consumer products with an ancient history. Wine – or vin, in French – are both derived from the ancient Greek word oinos (ee-nos.) But enough with history and linguistic lessons; the domain stats are […]

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Dot .Wine and dot .Vin : High spirits among the gTLD elite

Donuts, Inc. has a couple of reasons to be celebrating with wine this weekend: the successful launch of its dot .Wine and dot .Vin gTLDs. Even before general availability exited EAP phase, active domain investors such as Michael Berkens rushed to secure meaningful, premium domains. The opening of the floodgates saw the real potential of […]

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All you can drink domains : Dot .Wine and dot .Vin exit EAP phase

It’s party time! The Early Access Program (EAP) has ended for two new gTLDs that’d make wine connoisseurs happy around the domain world. Both dot .Wine and dot .Vin are now available by Donuts, Inc. at regular registration prices. The 7 day EAP saw prices gradually drop from around $12,000 dollars to about $150 dollars, […]

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Like fine German wine : Mike Berkens’s strong position with gTLDs continues

It’s an abnormally cold Sunday in Florida, but that won’t slow down domain investor and popular blogger, Mike Berkens. After selling the bulk of his domain portfolio to GoDaddy for a reputed eight figures, Mike Berkens and WorldWide Media, Inc., continue to invest in the lucrative gTLD domain space. Two new gTLDs currently in EAP […]

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Ssso we reggistred a .WINE domain yes

Hey. Ddon’t judge ok. Donuts opned the gates for wine. Mean, dot .Wine aaaand… Look. Donuts good stuff fro gTLD any tiume launched. But specially now, .Wine. Wow. DOT. wine,. From very old tttimes, to drink is. Hi Andee. I was sasying. First domain exttension you be 21 years odl to own? Very nice taste. […]

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Internet barbarians at the gates of the wine world!

As if the word “cybersquatters” wasn’t enough, a new article about the proposed launch of dot .wine and dot .vin gTLDs by ICANN, reeks of anti-domainer sophisms. Titled “New Internet enders could plague wine world,” the article by a Gus Clemens attempts to describe the dangers that wine producers will be facing from the darkest […]

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ICANN headaches: French farmers oppose new gTLD dot .Cherry

The French producers of cherries are at war, and it’s not against GMO companies. Faced with a recent drop in cherry production, French farmers are now positioned against ICANN plans to launch a new pair of gTLDs, dot .Cherry and dot .Cherries. “It’s funny, I mean, no funny, but strange to see French produce of […]

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War over .Wine: Forbes tells France to zip it about gTLD domain names

Eli Sugarman wrote a steamy article at Forbes, advising the French ICANN delegates to put a lid on it, cork it, or just plainly drop the argument altogether. The approval by ICANN of an allocation process for the dot .Wine and dot .Vin gTLDs, enraged the French officials, who called out ICANN as unfit to […]

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Domainer from Uruguay bites attendants during ICANN50 in London

A domain investor from Uruguay attending ICANN50 in London, has reportedly bitten three participants of the conference, according to BBC News. Jose Santos Maria Delacruz was representing his home country of Uruguay as a technocrat with more than 2,500 domain names. Delacruz attacked and bit three French representatives during a heated discussion about gTLD protectionism, […]

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Internet Governance: France slaps the US, and it’s not about soccer

Unlike some unfounded stereotypes, the French do not surrender. Not only the white flag wasn’t raised during ICANN50 in London, but the French lobby pushing for the cancellation of the dot .Wine and dot .Vin gTLDs openly referred to ICANN as “an unfit venue for Internet governance“, adding that alternatives should be sought. After failing […]

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