TagSaudi Arabia

This .flights domain name is priced at $60 million


Domain Names can be pricey. If the domain name you require is small sized, popular, catchy and generic in nature, it can cost in millions of dollars. Voice.com, is a shining example of this which was sold at $30 million, which remains the costliest domain name ever. However, a new domain name could topple this record.  A report by EIN news claims that a domain name’s price has exceeded...

CITC announces end of the transfer period of Saudi domain names


In a previous post we talked about the change in registrar policy of Saudi domain names. Domain owners of .sa and السعودية. domains were given a choice to choose from a number of private registrars. These domain names were earlier controlled  by an organization called SaudiNIC. The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) on its website announced the end of this transition...

Saudi domain names looking for new registrars


The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), is the apex authority for Communications in Saudi Arabia. In a post it has announced the launch of the second phase of the Registrar Accreditation for Saudi Domain Names. CITC is looking for new registrars to come, join and spread the world of Saudi domain names. The commission seeks to enable Saudi IT industries into the Saudi...

Saudi Arabia extends the date of transfer of domain names


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...

Saudi Arabia’s ccTLDs join WIPO’s dispute resolution


As of 14/04/2021 Saudi Arabia’s ccTLDs have agreed to join the World Intellectual Property Organization’s domain dispute redressal procedure. A report by Lexology claimed that domain extension .sa and السعودية. have chosen WIPO as their dispute resolver. This is a big step as .sa and السعودية. are still very closed extensions. The domain names are provided only to persons and entities related to...

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