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.TEL Sunrise Period set to launch tomorrow, December 3, 2008

.TEL Sunrise is set to launch tomorrow morning at 7:00am PST.  The Sunrise period  provides trademark holders an opportunity to protect their trademarks. A few notes about Sunrise: Trademark application date must be prior to May 30, 2008. Trademark registration date must be prior to December 3, 2008. Applications are considered on a world-wide basis, independently…

.Tel Developer Community has Launched

Telnic, the Registry who brings you the .tel domain, launched their Developer Community yesterday. Telnic has really tried to give developers an all inclusive area with forums, wiki and ticketing system to track bugs and make feature requests.  The early whitepapers that are published offer a tantalizing technical peek under the hood of .tel They…

.TEL My Friends

I recently moved to Vancouver from Victoria. During this transition I had the pleasure of having my only form of communication die on me. I was left at the ferry terminal with all my belongings and a cell phone that wouldn’t even turn on. Oh joy! After contacting my cell phone provider and waiting “patiently”…

.TEL Me How it Works?

By now, you’ve heard about .TEL and how it will revolutionize the way we connect with each other by using the existing DNS architecture to store phone numbers, email addresses, map links, and dozens of other types of contact information.  As you may suspect, .TEL is more than a traditional top-level domain; it is more…

CIRA Now Offering Domain Privacy

CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registry Authority, introduced domain privacy for individual registrants on June 10, 2008. Domain privacy is the removal of all contact details, including the registrant name, in order that the ownership of the domain name remains completely private. On a standard WHOIS search, contact information for the registrant is displayed. This information…

.Asia General Registration Launches

.Asia launched general registration yesterday, March 26, 2008. .Asia domains are now available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The DotAsia registry has announced a contest to generate interest in the auctions that are beginning in early April and continuing through June. The public will be able to guess which domains receive the highest bids. Contest…

Notes from Northern Voice 2008

Northern Voice 2008, Canada’s personal blogging and social media conference has come and gone, and for me it was a wonderful experience. This was Webnames,ca’s second time sponsoring the event and three members of our Customer Support group attended. Over the two days of the conference I met a number of great people, as well…