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Server Sitters Adds Website Design Service for Web Hosts

December 24, 2012 — Outsourced web hosting support provider Server Sitters announced on Friday plans to offer a website design service for web hosts to offer their clients in the new year. Keep on reading: Server Sitters Adds Website Design Service for Web Hosts Read more...

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.NL Hits Five Millionth Registration

.NL Hits Five Millionth Registration

The five millionth .NL domain name was registered today, 30 July, SIDN announced. The magic milestone was reached with the registration of mariongerritsen.nl, registered by Marion Gerritsen who will shortly receive a tablet computer while the staff working for the registrar (Registrar.eu) will receive celebratory cake. “We are very pleased to have passed this significant milestone,” said Roelof Meijer, SIDN’s CEO. “The...

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ICANN proceeds with batching… for now by Adrian Kinderis

ICANN proceeds with batching… for now by Adrian Kinderis

Yesterday, ICANN released a statement to confirm its intention to evaluate new Top-Level Domain applicants in batches using the proposed timestamp system (digital archery) to determine the batches. Whilst this is not the result I was hoping for, I was not surprised by this move. In the past week ARI Registry Services has sent two letters to the ICANN Board and their staff expressing our concern about the current batching and digital...

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LOL! Google, ARI, TLDH And More Burst Out With TLD Announcements

With applications finally closing for good on ICANN’s troubled application process for new generic Top Level Domains, the big guns, and some smaller ones too, have come out trumpeting their achievements in submitting their applications. In total there were just over 1900 applications, although a small number of these will be applications for the same gTLD string, and ICANN have yet to release an exact number. But when the...

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ICANN’s New TLD Big Reveal On Delay – Could There Eventually Be Over 3000 Applications?

ICANN’s New TLD Big Reveal On Delay – Could There Eventually Be Over 3000 Applications?

With the original date for the “big reveal” of new Top Level Domain applications passing yesterday and no date announced for when the TLD Application System (TAS) will be back online, ICANN’s CEO has said he envisages having all the technical issues resolved and the programme back on track by the time he hands over to his successor at the end of June. “I’d like to see us obviously get the technical issues...

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