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February 28, 2020 02:36

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#Sedo has some LLL #domains in auction for $99 dollars!

If you’re looking for a three letter domain name, now it’s your chance! Our sponsor, Sedo, is auctioning off a total of 200 three letter domain names, all in the dot .IN ccTLD. Indians aren’t the only ones that can bid, as the .IN ccTLD is open to registrations worldwide. Sedo’s list of domains includes […]

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Neustar completes .in migration

The transfer of India’s suite of ccTLDs from Afilias to Neustar is done. NIXI, the .in registry, announced today: “The transition of .IN to its new Neustar-backed Registry platform is now complete.” With 2.2 million names, not counting names in NIXI’s plethora of localized transliterations, .in is the third-largest TLD migration, behind the 3.1 million […]

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Despite Afilias lawsuit, Neustar names date for Indian takeaway

Neustar has named the date for the transition of the .in registry away from incumbent Afilias.. It’s due to happen February 28, according to a new web site the company has set up to publicize the handover. The registry will be down for up to 48 hours, starting from 1830 UTC, February 17, as a […]

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Afilias sues India to block $12 million Neustar back-end deal

Afilias has sued the Indian government to prevent it awarding the .in ccTLD back-end registry contract to fierce rival Neustar. The news emerged in local reports over the weekend and appears to be corroborated by published court documents. According to Moneycontrol, the National Internet Exchange of India plans to award the technical service provider contract […]

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“Ditch .com!” government to tell Indians

The Indian government is to urge citizens to register .in domain names instead of .com, according to local reports. The Economic Times reports today that the Ministry of Economy and IT is to launch a “massive advertising campaign aimed at companies, individuals and startups” promoting .in. Rajiv Bansal, MEIT joint secretary, is reported as saying […]

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There are Over 2 Million .in (India) Registered Domains

There are over 2 million registered .in domain names. The IN Registry the official registry for the .in ccTLD domain extension for India has started to post registrations stats  on their site showing the number of .in registered domain names. I’m told the registry put the stats up last week for the first time. As […]

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ccTLD anger over IANA group “capture”

Operators of dozens of ccTLDs are said to be furious that they don’t have representation on the group coordinating the transition of the IANA functions from US oversight. The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) has been “captured” by members of ICANN’s country-code Names Supporting Organization, which does not represent all ccTLDs, according to ccTLD […]

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