Author Archives: Dirk Krischenowski

  • Update GDPR Survey Results

    Posted on June 26, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts.

    The General Data Protection Regulation  [GDPR] The General Data Protection Regulation is a European Union (EU) law regulating the way personal data of EU citizens and residents can be gathered, used, stored and transferred. GDPR is a EU Regulation, which is a binding legislative act that must be applied in its entirety across all EU […]

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  • Mapping Virtual Space to the Geographical Environment

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts, Uncategorized.

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  • geoTLDs meeting with Governments

    Posted on March 12, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts, Uncategorized.

    Today the members of our working group “geoTLDs and the GAC” were meeting with the plenary of the Governmenmental Advisory Committee (GAC) at the ICANN meeting in Copenhagen. Sebastien Ducos (.melbourne, …), Katrin Ohlmer (.berlin, …) and Marianne Georgelin (.paris, …) presented the current status of the group and discussed various topics of concerns. The […]

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  • GeoTLD Group Association is incorportated

    Posted on November 21, 2016 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts.

    Today we received the official documents of incorporation of the The GeoTLD Group Association internationale sans but lucratif (AISBL) as an association under registration of Belgium law with the registration number 0666479179. The appointed directors of the GeoTLD Group association are Chairman: Sebastien Ducos (.nyc/.sydney/.melbourne, sebastien.ducos@neustar.biz) Vice Chairman: Dirk Krischenowski (.berlin, krischenowski@dot.berlin) Treasurer: Ronald Schwärzler […]

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  • GeoTLDs partly substitute ccTLDs

    Posted on November 15, 2016 by Dirk Krischenowski in Uncategorized.

    ICANNs latest new gTLD study results of the “Phase II Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program” explores whether the program has affected competition in the domain name marketplace. Indeed it was found that GeoTLD registrations may have an impact on the ccTLD registrations: There continues to be no aggregate (worldwide) […]

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  • GeoTLDs meet at ICANN 57 in Hyderabad

    Posted on November 6, 2016 by Dirk Krischenowski in Uncategorized.

    Representatives of over 25 geographic top-level domain (GeoTLD) operator were meeting for their regular meeting at ICANN 57 in Hyderabad. It was the first time the group met as incorporated association. Key topics of the meeting included latest ICANN developments, key performance indicators, grwoth patterns and many other topis. The group also welcomes its latest […]

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  • GeoTLDs and City Branding Indexes

    Posted on January 21, 2016 by Dirk Krischenowski in Uncategorized.

    The serious inaugural Guardian Cities brand barometer ranks world cities on everything from transport and weather to crime and social ‘buzz’. I’ve add another layer to this ranking which marks those cities that have an own top-level domain. Source: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2014/may/06/from-milan-to-mecca-the-worlds-most-powerful-city-brands-revealed The full list, and how Saffron Brand Consultants created it ‘It’s not about the nicest […]

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