[DNS] international domain news

[DNS] international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 21:14:45 +1100 (EST)
Neulevel launches .biz registrations
Way cleared for domain names as US lawsuit sputters out  
Neulevel, the company in charge of administering the registry for
domain names ending in .biz, on Wednesday began to accept real-time
registrations online.  

NeuLevel Reports Heavy .Biz Registration Volume 
Internet users in the United States and abroad bought tens of
thousands of ".biz" Web addresses in the hours immediately following
the launch of the newly minted addressing suffix, according NeuLevel,
the company that operates .biz.

Dot-biz opens the door to cyber squatters 
The dot-biz top-level domain name went live today as over 160,000
pre-registered names were activated.


New domains taking hold
The internet's new domains are steadily becoming serious rivals to
the net's more established names.

With the increasing number of disputes over the use and registration
of domain names on the Internet (hereinafter "domain name cases"),
the Interpretations of the Supreme People’s Court on Some Issues
Concerning Specific Application of Laws in the Trial of Civil Cases
Related to Disputes of Domain Names on the Computer Internet
(hereinafter "the Interpretations") were promulgated on July 17 2001
and put into effect on July 24 2001 to address such the civil cases
over the domain names.

Active ISP leads the market for .biz registration - the domain name
that means business. 
Active ISP announced today the full release of the new top-level
domain .BIZ. The new .BIZ is designed to promote business on the
Internet and opens today a new opportunity to secure domain names for
products, services and corporate names. With this long awaited
top-level domain companies can establish, enhance and extend their
presence on the Internet. 


Register.com Profit Overturned By Afternic Charge
Register.com, the first company to compete with Network Solutions in
the sale of ".com" Internet addresses, saw its revenues hold up in
the third quarter and would have turned in a profit if it wasn't for
a huge write-off associated with its purchase of Afternic. 

Tucows Inc. pre-registering .NAME domains 
Tucows Inc., a leading provider of wholesale domain name
registrations, announced that it will begin taking pre-registrations
on Wednesday, November 7, 2001, for .NAME, the world's only global
generic top-level domain (gTLD) exclusively for personal name

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