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Tired of searching hours and hours for a good domain name? I have some good news for you!
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from macmacul 2258 Days ago #
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Yeah! These are some really good news.

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from semanjoe 2257 Days ago #
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I am not so sure it’s good - I submitted a similar article yesterday and have to agree with  g1smd’s response:Now is my bank barclays.com or barclays.co.uk or bank.barclays or barclays.bank?Actually its my card details I need to access, maybe that is barclays.cc or barclays.card or barclay.card or barclays.credcard or barclays.visa or creditcard.barclays or cc.barclays or cc.barclays.bank or something else?Which of those is the phishing site?This is a BAD MOVE.  ICANN are doing this for the MONEY not for any benefit to the users of the internet.Don’t give me that crap about running out of domain names. That’s garbage. If the existing namespace were better managed there would be plenty to go round.

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from ironmal 2257 Days ago #
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This is supposedly a non-profit corporation? Lets see how the members of the board are profiting and where are their posted salaries? They could have done a lot to clean up porn and they did not because it would be extra work for them.

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from hugoguzman 2257 Days ago #
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Let’s all take it easy a little. No matter how many TLD’s are released, most legitimate sites will still operate under the .com, .gov, .org, and .edu umbrella.

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from shocs 2257 Days ago #
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@hugoguzman  - Very good point! I think that serious companies will always buy a .com domain, not a .custom one.

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from ironmal 2257 Days ago #
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I’m cool Hugo... I see you’re in Boonton... I work in New Providence NJ now not too far away. My point is that we should always follow the money trail. For example, Godaddy releases expired domains to the public the way the system was intended. All the other big registrars keep expired domains and auction them. What did ICANN do about that? If we follow the money trail we will learn more about it.

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from NickWilsdon 2256 Days ago #
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@ironmalI think you’ll find that GoDaddy also put their expired inventory through the auction process, at TDName. As I remember it, they were one of the first to adopt this policy. The reason all the Registrars started doing this was because the public drop has become too competitive for any normal user to get a look-in. Companies were leasing lines to the Registry and running whole rooms of computers just to catch domains a few seconds faster than each other. The Registrars realised that they could give people better access by auctioning off the domains during the delete process, before the drop. It also brought some of the money from the drop companies back to their pockets of course. If domains are not bought during the expiry period, they are still dropped for public registration. Unless of course you’re talking about the Registrars cherry-picking their own domain portfolios, but that is another issue.

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