Archive for October, 2010

Sushi, NYC and Domainers Proves to Be a Winning Combo

Oct 11, 2010 No Comments by

Initial expectations were exceeded for IDN Event attendance, so we will be hosting it in the largest private room Haru sushi could offer, at the exclusive 280 Park Avenue location. Attendees will enjoy a top NYC sushi dinner while experiencing unparalleled domainer networking that will include industry fixtures such as Elliot Silver, Patrick Carleton, and […]

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Jordan’s IDN ccTLD Launch Given Rock Star Treatment

Oct 11, 2010 No Comments by

Today, Jordan is prepared to give its new IDN ccTLD .الاردن (“.alordon” in Arabic) rock star treatment. The systems engineer overseeing the rollout, Fahd Batayneh, wrote on his blog that the IDN ccTLD will be launched personally by King Abdallah the Second, the King of Jordan. A great deal of attention will be focused on […]

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Network Solutions Torpedos IDN Deal Due to Lack of IDN Support

Oct 10, 2010 1 Comment by

Network Solutions was a pioneer in the domain industry, though it currently seems to be behind the times. Love them or hate them, any domainer worth his salt know what an IDN is. Unfortunately, Network Solutions is not up to speed. In a recent customer service email from Network Solutions, IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names) were […]

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Top 25 Japanese Site Brands Self as 価格.com Without Owning Domain

Oct 05, 2010 2 Comments by

It has a global Alexa rank of 334, and a Japanese Alexa rank of 25. It has been using the domain name Kakaku.com but in the upper left of the website you will not find a Kakaku.com logo. Instead you will see a logo for 価格.com (meaning “price”.com), which is the perfect native domain for […]

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New DomainSponsor Resource Center Worth a Look

Oct 05, 2010 No Comments by

DomainSponsor updated their resource center last week. The resource center includes a handpicked set of foundational articles from domain bloggers and is definitely worth a look.  This is a smart move by DomainSponsor as the page serves as a helpful reference to the domaining community, and as a road map for newbies. Included in the […]

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