Article category: New gTLDs

First new domain extension, first IDN. Arabic domain is live!

by Meg - 14.11.2013

.SHABAKA, or as they say in Arabic, . شبكة, is the first of the new domain extensions to be released. It roughly translates as Internet and is the first generic domain written entirely in Arabic. EuroDNS is ready to accept your applications for this new gTLD, so get registering. Let’s take a closer look at this internationalised domain name (IDN) and find out when and how you can register…

The new domains - what's taking so blooming long?

by Cornelius - 07.11.2013

Lot's of people have asked me what's happening with the new domains, what do all the phases mean, and when can I register one? All good questions, but until very recently it's been rather difficult to give a straight answer. And then last Friday http://نقطة-شبكة.امارات (Internet in Arabic) dropped in from nowhere and dashed off into the Sunrise application period. But what's the Sunrise period you say?

More than 10,000 trademarks registered with TMCH so far...

by Meg - 14.10.2013

The Trademark Clearinghouse is the database for all registered trademarks, created by ICANN to protect trademark owners’ brands during the introduction of over 1000 new domain extensions. At EuroDNS we've designed a TMCH platform to help simplify registration with the TMCH and we're taking applications now.

At EuroDNS, we value your rights to anonymity...

by Luc - 10.10.2013

In this post our in-house legal eagle, Luc, shares his thoughts on the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA). This is the contract that forms the basis of the relationship between ICANN and its accredited domain registrars. If we want to offer new gTLDs to our customers, signing this contract is mandatory. The RAA ensures that all registrars play by the same rules, but in some cases we feel that customer' privacy could be compromised. Let's see what Luc thinks...

The new gTLD casino - place your bets & spin the wheel!

by Cornelius - 27.09.2013

The Internet is about to change radically with the introduction of over 1000 new domain extensions. While it's probably good news for customers, and will create more choice and increased competition in the domain market. It's undeniably good news for domain registries and internet super-brands, giving them a one-off opportunity to capture the next .COM.