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Domain Name busts name reveal of major american football team?

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Racism has no place in the 21st century. The movement against all kinds of discrimination is getting stronger leading to an increasing sensitivity towards the issue, which was missing earlier. This is leading to various changes in the existing system and one of the examples is the name change of a major American Football team. Washington Football Team is a widely known team in the American...

Google launches a new TLD

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Google has just launched a new TLD. Yes, the extension .day is now available. The extension aims to bring different organisations, businesses and individuals together to a platform where they can present their cause, promote their brand and bring attention to their mission. Many of the domain names have already been taken. Domain Names related to certain certain Causes are taken by different...

You will need CEO’s permission to register more than 1 .in domain name

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There have been some changes in registering .in domain names. Individuals wishing to register more than one .in domain name would have to seek permission from CEO of National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI). NIXI is the sponsor of India’s ccTLD .in. Registered companies can register upto 100 domain names. However, to register more than that, they too need to seek the CEO’s...

Providentia Marketing LLC opts for a new name and domain name

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Providentia Marketing LLC has announced that it is going to change its name. The company from now on will operate under the name Home Care Marketing pros. No, other changes in staff or management took place. Legally, however, the company would still be called Providentia Marketing LLC. The changes would also flow to the domain names. The company until now functioned on the domain name...

Domain Names and Kanye’s Presidential Campaign

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It’s been almost 2 years since Kanye ran for presidency. Kanye’s bid to redo the Trump phenomenon didn’t end well for the rapper. However, there are some other untouched aspects of the campaign, hints of which can be found in domain names.  Kanye’s campaign was largely considered bipartisan. However, certain findings point otherwise. Kanye’s campaign got the...

All .eu domain names held by UK, cancelled

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Yesterday, all .eu domain names under UK citizens and organizations were cancelled permanently. This marked the completion of the long .eu domain names adaptation to Brexit.  The process had started at the beginning of the last year itself. At the start of 2021, a number of domain names showed a ‘suspended’ sign. The domain names could have been reinstated once the registrant showed the necessary...

Domain Story: RegalGames.com

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The domain name RegalGames.com was at the center of a dispute between a toy and games company and a private individual. The Complainant was Regal Games LLC while the Respondent was Wolfgang Sauer. The Complainant has the trademark rights over the term ‘Regal Games’. The Complainant argues that the Respondents domain name is confusingly similar to its trademarks as well as domain name Regal-games...

Saudi Arabia extends the date of transfer of domain names

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Saudi Arabia has extended the date of transfer of it’s domain names. With an extension of three months, the domain names could be transferred till 31st of March, 2022. This applies to all the domain names under .sa and السعودية. TLDs. The transfer is regarding the change in the registrar of Saudi domain names. Saudi domains have been until now managed by SaudiNIC. However, now everyone has to...

.भ domain names are now available

New year has brought some very exciting news for the domain name industry. A new Top-level domain (TLD) has been launched in India. This new TLD has been named .भ. .भ represents the first letter of the term, Bharat, in the Devanagari script. Bharat is another name for the country of India in Devanagari. These new domain names have been launched by a Gurugram based start-up called ‘Agaamin’. ...

What’s with the rush for .xyz in the Crypto companies?

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.xyz is one of the most popular TLDs present today. In fact in the year 2021, among all other TLDs, .xyz was behind only .com. However, there has been a rise in the popularity of the extension among the Crypto and decentralized internet entities. Why’s so?  The reason behind this is the CEO of the company, as well as .xyz’s universal appeal. The CEO and Founder of .xyz was fascinated...

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