Tag Archives: Department of Commerce

Fri 12th February 2016
Written by The Domains in EN and tagged
Verisign Working On Getting Contract To Operate .Com Registry For 10 More Years - In the earnings call today, Verisign (VRSN) announced that it was in “in the final stages of drafting the new Root Zone Maintainer Agreement with ICANN “to perform this Root Zone Maintainer role as a commercial service for ICANN upon the successful transition of the IANA functions.” “To ensure that root operations continue to perform at the same high level during the expected 10-year term of the Root Zone Maintainer Agreement, ICANN and VeriSign are in discussions to extend the term of the ... read more ...
Fri 26th October 2012
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
Commerce to Verisign: are we creation too most money? - U.S. government reviewing .com agreement price hikes. Verisign has a wonderful business model. Running the .com registry has huge efficiencies of scale. As the .com base gets bigger, it throws off more cash. For years the company and its investors have been able to count on two great upward trajectories: a growing base of .com domains and 7% price hikes in most years. Although the growth rate of .com is slowing, it isn’t slower growth that has sent the stock down ... read more ...
Fri 19th December 2008
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
Analysis: U.S. Government Has Domainers’ Backs - Documents from U.S. Government question ICANN’s actions. You’ve probably read a lot about ICANN’s introduction of new top level domains. Now, as reported over at DNJournal, the U.S. Government is weighing in. Domainers should be happy with its response. I just completed reading the U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Commerce responses to ICANN’s plans. These are perhaps the most knowledgeable and well crafted responses to the plan I’ve seen, ... read more ...