Archive for November, 2012

Google Quietly Censors The Pirate Bay Domain Names

by Jake Neeley

The world’s most popular search engine has stealthily added the pirate bay domain names to its blacklist search phrase in Google instant and autocomplete. The Pirate Bay website is known for housing tons of torrent links and sources both legitimate and illegitimate torrents. Google included the domain names of The Pirate Bay like thepiratebay.org, the…

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Get Ready for .NGO and .ONG Domains to Complement .ORG!

by Jake Neeley

A new wave of public interest domains ending in .NGO and .ONG will soon become complementary siblings of the trusted .ORG extension, which currently serves nonprofit and non-governmental communities worldwide. “[Our goal] is to ensure that the unique needs of the nonprofit and nongovernmental community continue to be addressed and to provide these organizations with…

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Google Fights Illegal Use of Google.ru and Gugle.ru in Russian Courts

by Jake Neeley

The Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) has reported that search giant, Google, which earned $9.74 billion in profits in 2011, has met some resistance from Moscow Commercial Court with regard to its motion to speed up review of its complaint against WebLink Ltd which is using Google.Ru and Gugl.Ru domain names, and may potentially infringe…

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305 Million New Domain Names Anticipated by the Year 2018

by Jake Neeley

The number of domain names registered worldwide by 2018 is expected to top the 305 million mark, according to a new report released by Global Industry Analysts. The new top level domain domains sanctioned by ICANN, which allow a URL to end in assignments such as .coke, .utah and .ladygaga, are primary drivers in this…

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