Article category: ICANN

ICANN survey - Awareness of new gTLDs growing, but…

by Meg - 11.07.2016

…there’s less trust than a year ago. ICANN’s recent survey measures attitudes towards gTLDs and the domain name system. Data collected from 5,452 users in Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, and South America. It’s a bumper survey, 161 pages, so I’ve pulled out some highlights for you… 

New gTLDs: have they really accomplished their goals?

by Meg - 30.05.2016

The new gTLDs began launching in 2013. A steady trickle continues, with some still in contention whilst applicants battle for ownership. A second launch is planned, the year 2020 being the latest target. So, did the new gTLDs take over the world? Should .COM feel threatened? Is Elvis still King?

ICANN 51: EuroDNS précis Los Angeles (episode one)

by Luc - 24.10.2014

From October 12 to 16, 2014 the ICANN community held its quarterly meeting in the organisation’s hometown of Los Angeles. Luc, our legal eagle, swooped in to join the 2300+ participants who attended. On his return, he summarised what went on in two blog posts. Written in his usual inimitable style...