Earlier this month, many of our readers heard about the Libyan government shutting down the popular URL link shortening service called VB.ly. NIC.ly, the official registry operator for the .ly domain space, the official country-code top level domain of Libya, is now scrutinizing anyone using all .ly shortening services. In fact, NIC.ly has gone as far as restricting four character or less .ly registrations to only Libyan nationals.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. In our last blog posting, we briefly mentioned the explosive adoption and usage of the Internet in India. Let's dig a little deeper and discover what are some of the key trends in the Internet in India and what significance this may have for the domain industry in India as well as the future growth potential of the .IN ccTLD (country-code Top-Level-Domain).
HEXONET for the month of October will be featuring .ASIA domains by running a special pricing promotion. As part of this promotion, HEXONET would like to highlight the benefits of owning a .ASIA domain, as well as, detail the compelling reasons why businesses and consumers alike are purchasing .ASIA.
This week, we featured a blog posting on .CZ, the official country-code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) of the Czech Republic. In the posting we mentioned one of Czech's leading domainers, Jan Barta and his company, Elephant Orchestra. Peter Misek, Jan's colleague and head of the domain division at Elephant Orchestra, was kind enough to grant an interview with HEXONET.
As HEXONET’s primary foriegn office is based in Vancouver, Canada, we thought we would take the opportunity to share some insight on CIRA and the .CA ccTLD (country-code Top-Level Domain).
NIC.AT, the official registry of the country-code Top-Level-Domain of Austria, has recently released their second NIC.AT report. In April, we featured a blog posting that provided the inaugural analysis and report of NIC.AT that many of you enjoyed. In this post, we would like to provide a summary of the second and newest report, including some very interesting trends and statistics.