Monthly Archives: December 2010

China shuts down porn

Image via Wikipedia China shut down more than 60,000 pornographic websites this year, netting almost 5,000 suspects in the process, a government spokesman said on Thursday, vowing no let-up in its campaign against material deemed obscene. – Beijing has run … Continue reading

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Gambling domain names.

Image via Wikipedia Slow news day for sure. So we dug up this article about domain names related to gambling. Back in the day i loved those gambling websites. Those banners would pay top notch dollars. How they convert now … Continue reading

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Hebrew domain names

If you’ve ever wanted to set up a website with a Hebrew name, like www.שלום.co.il (Shalom), then now is the time. As of December 26, the Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) allows registering of domain names in Hebrew with the “il” suffix. … Continue reading

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DOT IN investment.

Image via Wikipedia So i am looking at the namepro forum and some guy from India is listing 3 letter dot IN domain names. And they are dropping like flies. I actually knew this since i know this guy from … Continue reading

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New domain old domain.

Image via Wikipedia I actually forgot to mention that i picked up couters.com a few weeks ago.  Yeah that’s right couters not counters. It looks like a typo but actually it is a real word. It’s a defense for the … Continue reading

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.BE transfers

DNS BE is going to change the old procedure for domain transfers. The current system is slow and involves alot of work for all parties. In the old system as soon DNS BE “thinks” a transfer or a trade is … Continue reading

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Riding the IDN train

Seems the Registry in Hong kong is moving forward to an IDN launch also. We shall launch the new Chinese .香港 domain categories in February/March 2011. There will be a corresponding .香港 domain category for every Chinese .hk category. For … Continue reading

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.ORG Cyrillic IDN Deployment on 19 February 2011

On 19 February 2011 between 15:00 and 19:00 UTC, the .ORG Production System is scheduled for downtime to allow for the deployment of Cyrillic Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) registrations in the .ORG Registry on a first come-first served basis. During … Continue reading

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All about.me

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Personal profile startup About.me launched publicly, oh, all of four days ago. And, boom. Today AOL   announced that they’ve acquired the company. It will become part of the consumer applications group, led by … Continue reading

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What about Telnic ?

Well i dunno I do know that within a few months the mass renewals are up. April 2011 tobe exact. Last year more investors held on to their DOT TEL’s but will they do next year ? I got the … Continue reading

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