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Wisconsin’s city adopts a new domain name

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A domain name may appear simplistic to a layman, but it contains within it several layers of meaning. Such as to the choice of extensions in use, which level of domain name is in concern as in second level, third level, etc.  Based on different permutations and combinations, significant different meanings and their implications emerge. As could be evident from a recent change in one of the...

Chicago Journal & The Chicago Journal

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Chicago Journal is a digital media house bringing to the world the latest stories of the City of Chicago. The Company recently posted about an interesting and ‘kindly’ existence of a similar Journal.  Chicago Journal was getting numerous queries regarding the existence of another digital platform TheChicagoJournal.com. Chicago journal, which operates on the domain name...

Odin inspired Oddin.gg acquires an entity, renames it Jotun.gg

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Norse-mythology plays a central character in the pop culture of today, thanks to Marvel’s contribution towards it. I mean who can forget Thor’s entries. It seems that this popular storyverse has now started to percolate into business infrastructure and financial ecosystem as well thanks to the fanboys all across.  Oddin.gg is a B2B esports betting solutions provider. The company...

Argentina’s legal gambling extension, getting increasing support

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During the Covid pandemic a wave of counterfeit domain names mushroomed. Among a major contributor to that wave was the Online gambling industry. Argentina, in particular because it hosts a number of malicious domain names related to online gambling.  The National Directorate of the Registry of Internet Domains of the National State has started a new extension to combat the spawning of...

What’s the ‘hype’ for this domain name?

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The Hype Company is a Spanish biotechnology company. The Company deals with the manufacture and sale of fertilizers, growth stimulants, and probiotics. The Company operates under the domain name WeAreTheHype.com. The Company became aware about the presence and use of a domain name TheHypeCompany.com by someone else.   The Company filed a complaint in the WIPO. The Complainant possessed...

.za Domain Name Authority discusses draft registrar policies

In a previous post we talked about how the .za Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) had invited new players to join the extension. New entrants for registry services of second level .za domain names including co.za, web.za, net.za and org.za were invited and shortlisted into 5 final candidates.  Following this, ZADNA has proposed draft policies that would involve the registry operators and...

HUMBL completes the rebranding with a new domain name

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HUMBL is seeking to complete its rebranding with the acquisition of a new domain name. The blockchain company that was formerly known as HUMBLpay, has acquired the domain name HUMBL.com.  The company had its domain name shifted to orient to the new branding attempt. The domain name HUMBLpay.com was earlier in use by the company. This domain name now redirects to the newly acquired domain...

Nigeria’s IT Development Agency’s green flag to .ng adoption policy

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In a previous post we talked about the Nigerian Government’s new policy on the Government adoption of .ng  domain names. The Government had announced that all Government officials in the Country would have to use domain names and emails that belong to  .ng domain names. No third party domain names and email Ids would be used for official communication in Government offices. ...

Top Chinese companies register new Chinese domain names

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The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) is the agency that administers the Chinese ccTLD .cn and .中国. The organization has announced that as many as 10 Companies among the top 500 companies have booked the domestic domain names. The list of bigshots that have done the registration includes the likes of Vivo, Xiaomi, Tencent Cloud, etc.  These are the domain names that some of...

Grit Brokerage to broker two premium domains

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Grit Brokerage, is a known brokerage firm that helps in transaction of premium domain name assets. The Brokerage firm has been awarded with the brokerage of two premium domain names. These domain names are Improve.com and Landscape.com. These domain names are of top notch value. Both of these are generic in nature. This means they can apply on a range of products or services. These domain names...

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