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New branding opportunities as dot.poker URL extension goes on sale

May 18, 2015
The way online poker sites, fans and pro players brand themselves in the virtual arena is set to change thanks to the release of a new poker specific URL extension.

Walmart Files UDRP on New gTLD Domain Walmart.LGBT

May 18, 2015
Walmart wants the domain name Walmart.LGBT! They recently came out against the “Anti-LGBT Bill“, a piece of legislation in Arkansas where Walmart is headquartered that “opponents say sanctions discrimination against gays and lesbians”.

This open-source personal crypto-key vault wants two things: To make the web safer ... and your donations • The Register

May 18, 2015
An open-source hardware project aimed at making the internet "a little bit safer" needs an influx of cash to continue its work... A group of engineers decided there needed to be an open-source hardware engine that could provide strong and reliable encryption and decryption for email, plus public-private key cryptography for all sorts of things from digitally signing messages and files to DNSSEC. Afilias is one of the sponsors for this industry initiative - the CrypTech project.

New Site to Register to Vote in Alabama - WPMI - Mobile Local 15 Today - LOCAL 15

May 18, 2015
There is a new website that will make it much easier to register to vote. State Secretary John Merrill unveiled the site: Alabama.VOTE.

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 TedCruz.ca to TaylorSwift.porn: 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 PinkNews.lgbt domain · PinkNews

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