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Brands Facing Dot-Com Domain Identity Crisis As Icann readies roll out, marketers and media outlets will spend millions

Companies looking to protect their brand identity on the Internet from phishers and cybersquatters will soon be faced with a dot-com identity crisis. Beginning as soon as April 23, Icann, the…

April 1, 2013, 11:48 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Donuts Inc. Co-Founder Jon Nevett Biggest top-level domain applicant talks about why brands shouldn't worry

Among the list of 1,930 new top-level domain names requested, some of the generic extensions were already causing a stir, like .sucks and .wtf. These are just two of 307…

June 15, 2012, 2:07 PM EDT

Another Icann Oops in Plan to Roll Out New Internet Domains Mistake fixed quickly, but what effect on rep?

Icann, the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is quickly earning the nickname "I can't." The organization that manages the address system on the Internet was forced to temporarily take…

June 15, 2012, 9:41 AM EDT

Icann's Digital Archery: Let the Games Begin Too many TLD applications force batching game

Now that 1,930 applications for new top-level domain names have been submitted, what's next? The waiting game. The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers got so many applications—four times as…

June 13, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT

Reveal Day: Who Applied for Top-Level Domains 230 names had multiple applicants

Reveal Day is here. The international organization in charge of top-level domain names on the Internet revealed during a press conference in London this morning that it has received applications…

June 13, 2012, 10:16 AM EDT

Master of Their Domains With 1,900 TLDs being snapped up, the marketplace is bracing for either a bonanza or a bust

Get ready for Reveal Day. On June 13, the international organization in charge of Internet domain names and addresses will reveal the companies and organizations around the world that have…

June 11, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

Advertisers Seek Answers to Glitch for New Internet Name System Icann system has been offline since April 12

The organization responsible for managing the address system on the Internet has run into a glitch, confirming advertisers' worst fears—that adding hundreds of new top-level domains to the Internet too…

April 25, 2012, 1:21 PM EDT

U.S. Puts Icann Policies on Notice Could be good news for advertisers worried about new flood of domain names

Icann, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, hit a big snag over the weekend—raising questions about its decision to consider adding of hundreds of new generic top level…

March 12, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

ANA Offers Olive Branch to Icann ANA proposal would set up "Do Not Sell" TLD list

The Association of National Advertisers offered a small olive branch to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, just three days before the organization is set to begin accepting…

January 9, 2012, 5:27 PM EST

Icann Set to Launch TLD Plan on Thursday 'Adweek' talks to Beckstrom about why advertisers should embrace the plan

Over the objections of advertisers and a number of lawmakers and regulators, the organization in charge of the Internet domain system will begin the process this Thursday of accepting applications…

January 9, 2012, 4:29 PM EST

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