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NetNames: Helping organisations to be present, protected and prosperous on the Internet

The landscape of the Internet is continually evolving and this creates huge opportunities for companies wanting to optimize vital channels online. It also increases their exposure to serious and evolving online threats that can compromise a brand’s reputation and value. At NetNames we help our customers to be present, protected and prosperous on the Internet through our market leading services.

Monash University Case Study

Monash University is based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1958, it is the university with the largest student body in Australia and home to major research facilities, including the Australian Synchrotron, the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct, the Australian Stem Cell Centre, 100 research centers and 17 co-operative research centers. Dr. Ian Tebbett is Chief Information Officer at Monash University. What convinced you to apply for the .monash gTLD in the first place?

Beware Counterfeit Fashion Labels

As the various fashion weeks showcasing the world’s top designer’s approaches in cities around the world, the number of counterfeit goods has come into focus as London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) announces it has suspended more than 2,000 domain names linked to websites selling fake luxury goods since the New Year.

New gTLDs Hurting Registrations Of .NET And Other TLDs

It has now been 12 months since the first of the new gTLDs entered General Availability and they are having some unforeseen impacts on the domain name world. As the new gTLDs have become available, registrations for some of the key pre-existing TLDs have been declining. To date there have been 4.1 million domain names registered across, by my count, 304 new gTLDs that have entered General Availability, with a total of 4.25 million domains across all the new gTLDs.

ICANN Update: January 2015

Here is our latest overview of news from the Internet Governance world ICM Registry To Launch .Porn And .Adult In March ICM Registry, the TLD operator for .xxx has announced that the Sunrise Period for .porn and .adult will commence on March 2nd 2015. In this First Come First Serve Sunrise (FCFS), Trademark Holders with valid TMCH registrations will be able to secure the corresponding names in this phase. ICANN 52 Singapore

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