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TLDCON 2019 starts on September 11th

On September 11-12, 2019 in Vilnius, the 12th conference of registrars and registries of the CIS countries, Central and Eastern Europe TLDCON 2019 will be held.

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Verisign has summed up the results of Second Quarter 2019 ⠀

According to the VeriSign report for the II quarter of 2019, 354.7 million domain names are registered in the world. Compared to the 1st quarter the growth was 2.9 million domains. ⠀

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Groups of Runet domain names are defined

According to Roskomnadzor order dated July 29, 2019 N 216 "On determining the list of domain name groups that form the Russian national domain zone", these are domain names that are included in the following groups of domain names that have a single unique symbolic value (hereinafter referred to as the top-level domain):

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.REN domain zone is sold

.REN domain zone was registered back in 2012. It belonged to the Chinese social network Renren. In those days, it was extremely popular and it even competed with Facebook. The main audience of the network is students. The number of active users per month reached 60 million people.

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Popular keywords in July 2019⠀

American company VeriSign posted on its official website the TOP 10 keywords of July used in registered domains in .COM and .NET zones. The ranking contains “keys” with the highest percentage of registration growth compared to the previous month.

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RX.com domain is sold for $ 1 million!

Sedo has released last week's sales results. The most significant deal is impressive. It is the sum with six zeros! We are talking about the domain RX.com, which was sold for $ 1,000,000.

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Federal Security Service will be able to block sites in RuNet without trial

An agreement was signed on July 30, 2019, according to which one of the structures of the FSB dealing with cyber security, the National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents (NCCCI), is included in the list of competent organizations of the .ru / .рф Domain Coordination Center (DCC), which have the right to initiate the deprivation procedure Intruder site domains. Among others, the list includes Kaspersky Lab, Group-IB, as well as government agencies, including the Central Bank and Roskomnadzor.

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Navigator.com was sold for $ 350,000

Domain Navigator.com was sold last August. However, the cost of purchase remained a secret. Only now, the former owner Yinan Wang, a domain investor from China, revealed the size of the transaction which was $ 350,000.

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