Afilias - "dotINFO" Summer Spotting Contest launches today
2012 JUL 25 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- Afilias Limited, the operator of the .INFO top level domain, announced the start of the Summer 2012 .INFO Spotting Contest.
To help people find information using the .INFO domain when online, site owners are advertising their sites in print, on billboards, on web banners, even on t-shirts. And whenever you see a .INFO site being advertised, you can snap a photo of it and have a chance to win a Lytro™ camera, one of the hottest new digital gadgets on the market ...read more
Afilias - dot Brand Registration Window for New TLDs Closes March 29, 2012
2012 APR 9 - (VerticalNews.com) -- Afilias, a leading global registry services provider, is advising organizations that they have only until March 29, 2012, to complete their ICANN registration to manage and run their own "dot Brand" Top Level Domains (TLD). After March 29, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) -- the Internet governing body -- will no longer accept registrations. Final proposals from registered applicants must be submitted to ICANN no later than April 12, 2012. In short, applicants must start today if they hope to complete the multi-step application process ...read more
Afilias - Almost Half of Major Consumer Brands Set to Apply for a dot Brand Top-Level Domain
2012 MAR 26 - (VerticalNews.com) -- Leading registry services provider Afilias announced the results of a USA / UK survey, conducted by Vanson Bourne, on dot Brand top-level domains (TLDs). The survey found that 82 percent of major brands are aware of the opportunity to apply for a dot Brand TLD, and 54 percent of those "aware" companies intend to apply for a dot Brand TLD; that is a total of 44 percent of all companies surveyed who plan to apply. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is now accepting applications for new dot Brand TLDs, but will close the application window on April 12, 2012 - less than one month from now ...read more
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