Feb 122016

Capture of the NamePros video. For link to video, see article.

Leading domainer blog Namepros was on hand at Namescon 2016 to talk to participants and domain industry representatives.

Milathan Chairman Stéphane Van Gelder was interviewed in his capacity as ICANN Nominating Committee Chair.

Namepros have just published a video recap of Namescon with small excerpts of the interviews they did during the Vegas domain event.

More detailed interviews to follow…

Jan 112016
Namescon 2016 Milathan Photo

Namescon 2016 is a packed event

The size and scope of Namescon 2016 is taking many by surprise. The event has grown at least 30% from last year, both in terms of attendance and the floor space it occupies at the Las Vegas Tropicana Hotel convention centre.

The Sunday program – the first day of the conference – gives a good insight into how rich and diverse this event is becoming. To the extent that the topic tables had to be moved from their initial ground floor locations to the first floor because too many people wanted to participate.

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Jan 072016

New gTLD jackpot?

TheDomains is running a piece today on the .ski registry’s removal of reserve pricing for all the names it has included in the RightOfTheDot auction being held during next week’s Namescon in Las Vegas.

So now all auction participants can look forward to trying for quality names, from 1-letters like i.ski to top quality key words like jet.ski.

The auction will start at 14:00 Pacific Time on January 11. Bidding is open already and online bidding and video feeds will be available during the auction.