Today Bilbao’s mayor, Juan Mari Aburto, held an reception in the city hall to welcome the meeting of the geoTLD group. The meeting was organised by the .eus (Fundación Puntu) managing director Josu Waliño. Josu was secunded by the geoTLD group’s Chair Sebastien Ducos (.nyc etc.) and Vice-Chair Dirk Krischenowski (.berlin etc.). The reception as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With www.essengreen.capital and www.heimatgruen.ruhr, the city of Essen is using two new domain endings for the big event. The European Commission has named Essen “The European Green Capital 2017”. The city is green and has a good quality of life which is also reflected in Essen’s campaign for the green capital which is being advertised […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Universal Acceptance (UA) Steering Group is a community initiative supported by ICANN that’s been formed to help raise awareness in the global software industry and to help provide developers with tools and information to ensure that their systems are UA-aware. Read moreContinue Reading... No Comments.
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) […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On 26 Sep 2016 the GeoTLD ExCom-members, accompanied by Peter Vergote met in Brussels to sign the founding documents for the GeoTLD Group AISBL association. From left to right: Ronald Schwärzler (.wien), Sebastien Ducos (.sydney/.melbourne), Dirk Krischenowski (.berlin), Peter Vergote (.brussels/.vlaanderen).Continue Reading... No Comments.
Date: 29. – 30. September 2016 Starting Time on 29th : 11:00 a.m. / Estimated End on 30th: 14:00 p.m. Location: Forum Mozartplatz Mozartgasse 4, 1041 Wien http://www.forum-mozartplatz.at/Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.