.OOO Launches with a Full Page Ad in The Times of India

.OOO Extension released today, with a FULL Front Page ad in ‘The Times of India’, India’s largest circulated English daily.

I received several phone calls myself this morning about people asking whether to invest in .OOO domains or not. Kudos to Infibeam for doing their bit to bringing the new TLDs market mainstream.

Whether or not this extension is successful, remains to be seen. Meanwhile, here is a snippet of the AD for you.

DotOOO Report by Axsiom

New Wild West of Domain Names Includes Everything from .beer to .bmw

Heather Parker is a technically savvy businesswoman. She has her own Heather Parker Photography website, she knows about social media and search-engine optimization; she publishes examples of her work on Yelp. But she didn’t know about one of the biggest changes happening right now: a massive expansion of Internet address domains beyond the well-known .com, .net, and .org. If […]

Radisson Wins Battle for Domain Name

CHENNAI: Pronouncing order in a case of cybersquatting, the recently established UniformRapid Suspension (URS) system of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has suspended the domain names radisson.club and radissonblu.club as they infringed on the trademark of Radisson hotels. ICANN is the international organization responsible for management and monitoring of internet’s domain […]

Gay Group Rejected for Ownership of ‘.GAY’ Domain Extension

A gay advocacy organization’s bid to own a proposed “.gay” domain address has been rejected by the governing body of domain names. The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is the non-profit body located in California that governs the world of domain names. Right now there are 22 domain suffixes including the familiar […]

ICANN Announces Appointment of Head of India

14 October 2014 Singapore… ICANN has announced the appointment of Samiran Gupta as the new Head of India. In this role, Samiran will be the primary representative of ICANN in India and also be responsible for all stakeholder engagements. Samiran left APCO Worldwide to join the fast growing ICANN APAC team. “We are pleased to […]