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Understanding the value of .POKER domain names – Interview with Afilias and Danske Spil

Apr 16, 2015
I think that .poker has the elements to be one of the successful launches: The natural term, a market with intense online competition and very tech savvy players.

From to How the golden age of domain-trolling was born - The Washington Post

Apr 02, 2015
“You can register anything you want in a domain name,” sums up Karl Kronenberger, a partner at the Internet law firm Kronenberger Rosenfeld....These rules can vary by domain, of course, since each domain is managed by a different company. (Monolith Registry, the company that manages .vote and .voto, bans deceptive names and swears to vet all site registrants diligently.)

Dot-Poker Domains Become Available | PokerNews

Apr 02, 2015
See a list of domains related to poker rooms and live poker events still open for registration during the dotPOKER landrush period, handpicked by PokerNews.

5 Marketing Tips about Using New Top Level Domains from Experts at Montclair Entrepreneurs

Mar 27, 2015
Afilias' Maranda Woody provided practical marketing tips for entrepreneurs on utilizing new TLDs for their businesses.

The Domain Game: Can the Organic Industry Change the Way You Search? - Modern Wellness Guide

Mar 18, 2015
True organic companies that have been certified can now have a web address ending with the word “organic” to stand out above the untruthful competitors while guiding their customers. It’s simple, descriptive, and powerful.

Dominio del .voto | Cronista Comercial

Feb 12, 2015
Internet se ha transformado en ese inmenso océano de información en el que todos abrevamos, el genio todopoderoso que tiene todas las respuestas. Pero también –o quizás por ello mismo– se ha vuelto tierra fértil para sembrar la confusión y el caos. Y el campo de la política, ciertamente, se presta para eso. Dado que los sitios web pueden ser registrados por cualquier persona y usados para cualquier fin, no es raro encontrar en este rubro sitios engañosos o apócrifos, cuya única razón de ser es la de boicotear la comunicación de los políticos con sus potenciales seguidores. Esto fue lo que motivó a crear dos nuevos gTLDs, o extensiones de dominio de primer nivel: así como ya existen los clásicos .com, .net o .gob, a partir del 13 de enero contamos con la extensión .vote y su equivalente español/italiano/portugués .voto, pensados para ayudar a gobiernos, candidatos y partidos políticos a acercar su información a los votantes.

Gay Market News.: LIVE! First .LGBT Internet Domain Name

Feb 11, 2015
Out Now’s site was the first allocated .LGBT name to go live on the .LGBT domain. Out Now chose to premiere their .LGBT web address to release a free global workplace diversity report from their LGBT2020 research about the need for business to better look after their LGBT employees.

PinkNews launches new domain · PinkNews

Feb 11, 2015
PinkNews has become one of the first organisations on the internet to launch a .lgbt domain, The new top-level domain – which is an alternative to conventional domains such as – is currently being rolled out.

We've Dropped the .COM!; .LGBT Public Launch Begins Today

Feb 11, 2015
#Boom Magazine is proud to partner with four pioneer companies around the world in launching the first-of-its-kind lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) specific top level domain (TLD). Whether fostering community or advocating for equality, visibility remains key - and this new queer identified platform offers just that.

.LGBT domains released and that’s a very, very good thing

Feb 11, 2015
One of the proudest things of my lifetime, is witnessing the growing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the United States. While hatred and discrimination still exist, it is far less nowadays. Heck, the number of states that allow gay marriage is increasing all of the time, while more and more people are being open-minded about gender. Yesterday, a monumental thing is happened on the Internet — the .LGBT domain launched to the public.

Philadelphia Attorney Among Newest Customers For New ‘.LGBT’ Internet Domain « CBS Philly

Feb 11, 2015
A new “top level domain” goes live today with a focus on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Now, joining .com, .org, .info, and other Internet domains, there’s .lgbt.

.LGBT: An Internet Gayborhood

Feb 05, 2015
Rainbow flags. Gay cruises. Logo. Domain names? While the Internet has played a central role in the community for many years by providing a space to share information, meet other community members and grow LGBT-owned businesses, creating an “.LGBT” domain had never been conceived of until recently.

Internet Society tries to serve ‘Net providers tasty IPv6-and-DNSSEC salad

Feb 02, 2015
Hot on the heels of the Sri Lankan edition last month, the Internet Society's ION Conference (sponsored by Afilias) is coming to Trinidad and Tobago later this week, where experts will outline the business case for IPv6 and Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), as well as Transport Layer Security (TLS), "BCP38" anti-spoofing filtering, and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) security.

ISOC Urges Faster Security Standards Adoption | Light Reading

Feb 02, 2015
The Internet Society is hoping to speed up deployment of some key Internet standards through a series of conferences being held globally, sponsored by Afilias. The approach involves getting network operators that aren't yet deploying IPv6, DNSSEC, Secure BGP, anti-spoofing and more into the room with those that are, to share experiences.

Internet Society’s 2015 ION Conference Series Drives Regional Discussion of Emerging Technologies - Yahoo Finance

Feb 02, 2015
The Internet Society Deploy360 Programme announced it will extend the discussion of emerging technology issues to more countries and promote technology dialogue at a local level through the addition of regions to its 2015 ION Conference Series, sponsored by Afilias.

New Dot-Poker Web Domain Launching

Jan 16, 2015
For players and operators looking for an effective web address, the domain name [.POKER] is completely logical.

Dot-LGBT The New Dot-Com For Gay Community « CBS Philly

Jan 16, 2015
The web is seeing an explosion in alternatives to dot-com: now, you can be dot-church, dot-expert or even dot-ninja. But a Montgomery County company is behind one of the newest names with a specific audience in mind. It’s .lgbt…

New Organic Web Domain Gaining Attention | WholeFoods Magazine

Jan 16, 2015
A newly available Web domain is beginning to be adopted by organic groups and companies... ".ORGANIC." It is only available to companies that sell at least some certified organic products, or are legitimate players in the organic industry. A survey commissioned by Afilias shows the public may actually value this distinction being made when visiting Web sites.

新顶级域名上线 选好“互联网新门牌号”-中新网

Jan 16, 2015
New top-level domains launching in China - choose your new web address!