All posts tagged: TLDs

New TLD Registration Problems

Recently I tried registering some domain names with a number of new gTLDs and encounter some of the very annoying and rather disappointing experiences that, in consumer mind can encourage concern of ethics and practices these Registry companies are running. But most importantly I think it will effect long term adoption of these new TLDs. These encounters I experienced and documented with couple different domain name registration service providers and couple different TLD Registries that are owned by different holding groups. I’ll try avoiding mentioning the names at this point as I believe that would be irrelevant to the point I’m trying to make here. The domain name that appears to be available, by looking at the Who Is registry and that have never been registered before, returned back couple minutes after my initial attempt with a message such as: This name is reserved by the Registry in accordance with…

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