RRPProxy news feed https://rrpproxy.net/en/news.rss News about our products, promotions, domain extensions and general informations about TLD policies and procedures. en-en Key-Systems GmbH Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Maintenance work on August 29]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#381 We would like to announce the following RRPproxy system maintenance:

Saturday, August 29, 2020, from 07:00 - 11:00 UTC (09:00 - 13:00 CEST)

You may expect the following:

  • DNS: Available - Domains will continue to resolve normally
  • vServer: Available - vServers will be reachable
  • API: Affected
  • EPP: Affected
  • Web interface: Affected
  • WHOIS: Affected
  • OT&E: Affected

Please excuse any inconvenience this may cause.

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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Maintenance for DigiCert, GeoTrust, Thawte, RapdidSSL products]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#535 Due to a change in our backend for DigiCert, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapdidSSL certificates we will have a maintenance on August 18, 2020 from 09:00 CEST - 11:00 CEST.

The management of SSL certificates of these brands will not be possible during this timeframe. Commands will not be queued, but responded to with an error message. Orders that are still open at the beginning of the maintenance will be delayed and will be finished after the maintenance work. However, we do not expect that many certificates will be affected.

Technical Changes for SAN certificates as of August 18, 2020, 13:00 CEST: We will introdue the possibility to specify a separate approver email address per SAN certificate. This change affects the commands AddCertificate, RenewCertificate, ModifyCertificate and ReissueCertificate. For testing purposes the changes have been already published in our OT&E environment. Please read more here in the RRPproxy Knowledge Base.

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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Two-year SSL/TLS certificates will phase out as of Aug 18]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#536 Beginning August 18, 2020, we will only be issuing SSL/TLS certificates with a life time of one-year.

The reason is an industry-wide requirement set by Apple, Google and Mozilla stating that any two-year TLS certificate issued after August 31, 2020 will be distrusted in their browsers.

As a consequence all Certificate Authorities (CAs) will start issuing publicly-trusted SSL/TLS certificates with a validity period of one year starting September 1, 2020. We decided to stop offering 2-year SSL/TLS certificates already as of August 18.

Affected are all SSL/TLS product brands we currently offer: Sectigo, DigiCert, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL.

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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Revised .gay launch dates]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#534 The registry has published the new launch dates for .gay:

  • Sunrise: Already completed in March.
  • Sunrise 2: In progress until September 4, 2020 (14:59 UTC). First-come, first-served. For all trademarks (WIPO, USPTO, UKIPO, OHIM and EUIPO). Any other trademark from other countries will be verified by the registry on a case by case basis.
  • Early Access Program (EAP): From September 8 (15:00 UTC) until September 15, 2020 (14:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
  • General Availability (GA): As of September 16, 2020 (15:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

Special requirements: 20% of the registry’s registration revenue is donated to LGBTQ organizations and there is a clear and enforceable policy against anti-LGBTQ content. Resellers are required to explain or link to (1) the Donation and (2) the .gay Rights Protections via a “hover over” information box, a message during registration, or another form of implementation on their website.

.gay prices:
Sunrise 2 : 2,420 USD registration fee per year per domain PLUS a non-refundable handling fee of 25.00 USD (Please note: Sunrise domains will be handled as premium domains later on).
EAP: 35.70 USD (Gold) / 39.30 USD (Silver) / 43.20 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access fee of 11,000 USD on day 1, 3,000 USD on day 2, 1,200 USD on day 3, 625 USD on day 4, 135 USD on day 5-7
GA: 35.70 USD (Gold) / 39.30 USD (Silver) / 43.20 USD (Bronze) per year per domain

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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[New launch dates for .basketball & .rugby]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#532 There are news about the TLDs .basketball and .rugby: The registry has published new dates for the remaining phases EAP and General Availability. Dates may be subject to change.

.basketball schedule:

  • Early Access Program (EAP): September 21, 2020 (14:00 UTC) until September 27, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
  • General Availability: As of September 27, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

.rugby schedule:

  • Early Access Program (EAP): November 9, 2020 (14:00 UTC) until November 15, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
  • General Availability: As of November 15, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.
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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 22 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[.az registrations / modifications currently unavailable]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#533 Our provider for .az domain names (Azerbaijan) informed us that the registration of .az domain names as well as modifications to existing domains are currently not possible due to massive problems with the registry.

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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 22 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[.place: Removal of registration requirement]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#531 Great news: The requirements needed to register a .place domain name will be removed.

Effective June 1, 2020, registrants can register a .place domain name without additional steps; they will also no longer be forwarded to a third party to activate their domain.

This means that .place domain registrations will be possible using the regular AddDomain command.

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support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 26 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[TLD Updates: .mt , .vu]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#530
  • We are pleased to offer you now the Fulfillment TLD .mt (ccTLD for Malta) in addition to .com.mt.
  • .vu domain names are now available in an automated way. So far, the ccTLD for Vanuatu was only available as Fulfillment TLD. Additionally, .edu.vu, .net.vu and .org.vu domains can be registered as well.
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[Notes on support hours]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#385 Our headquarters in St. Ingbert, Germany is closed on the following holidays:

    • Thursday, May 21 (Ascension Day)
    • Monday, June 1 (Whitsun)
    • Thursday, June 11 (Feast of Corpus Christi)

    There will be no regular technical support by phone and e-mail on these days, but we will provide limited support hours through our Mexican support team from 16:00 to 24:00 CEST.

    Please be also aware of the bank holidays during these days. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 12 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.cyou: Applications possible as of now!]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#529 We now accept your domain name applications for the new .cyou TLD.

    .cyou is a savvy and uber-cool domain extension crafted for the true digital natives of today. Want the world to c what you can do? - Watch this video!

    .cyou launch schedule:

    • Sunrise: May 14 (14:00 UTC) until June 16, 2020 (14:00 UTC): For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    • Early Access Program (EAP): June 16 (14:00 UTC) until June 23, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    • General Availability (GA): As of June 23, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .cyou prices:
    Sunrise:
    4.50 USD (Gold) / 4.95 USD (Silver) / 5.45 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS one-time setup fee of 0.71 USD (Gold) / 0.78 USD (Silver) / 0.86 USD (Bronze) PLUS refundable application fee of 360.00 USD
    EAP:
    4.50 USD (Gold) / 4.95 USD (Silver) / 5.45 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS one-time setup fee of 0.71 USD (Gold) / 0.78 USD (Silver) / 0.86 USD (Bronze) PLUS refundable Early Access fee of 1,200.00 USD an day 1, 600.00 USD an day 2, 300.00 USD an day 3, 120.00 USD an day 4, 90.00 USD an day 5, 50.00 USD an day 6, 30.00 USD an day 7
    GA: 
    4.50 USD (Gold) / 4.95 USD (Silver) / 5.45 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS one-time setup fee of 0.71 USD (Gold) / 0.78 USD (Silver) / 0.86 USD (Bronze)

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 29 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[Donuts Domain Name Rebate Program as of May 1]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#528 We are offering 1-year domain name registrations of the following TLDs at low rates. Domain renewals and transfers are excluded from the promotions. Promotional period: May 1 until August 31, 2020.

    Please contact our sales team to enable the promotions for your account. You are required to promote the TLD(s) by banner placement on your website and / or by sending a newsletter to your customers.

    • .academy: 12.68 USD
    • .accountants: 18.93 USD
    • .actor: 12.68 USD
    • .agency: 3.31 USD
    • .army: 12.68 USD
    • .associates: 12.68 USD
    • .band: 12.68 USD
    • .bargains: 9.56 USD
    • .bike: 9.56 USD
    • .boutique: 3.31 USD
    • .cafe: 9.56 USD
    • .capital: 9.56 USD
    • .care: 12.68 USD
    • .cash: 5.18 USD
    • .casino: 12.68 USD
    • .center: 6.43 USD
    • .chat: 9.56 USD
    • .cheap: 6.43 USD
    • .city: 5.18 USD
    • .claims: 12.68 USD
    • .coach: 9.56 USD
    • .codes: 5.18 USD
    • .coffee: 7.68 USD
    • .computer: 12.68 USD
    • .consulting: 12.68 USD
    • .cool: 6.43 USD
    • .coupons: 12.68 USD
    • .credit: 7.68 USD
    • .dance: 9.56 USD
    • .dating: 18.93 USD
    • .delivery: 6.43 USD
    • .digital: 2.68 USD
    • .direct: 12.68 USD
    • .directory: 3.31 USD
    • .doctor: 12.68 USD
    • .dog: 6.43 USD
    • .energy: 9.56 USD
    • .engineering: 9.56 USD
    • .enterprises: 12.68 USD
    • .estate: 6.43 USD
    • .events: 12.68 USD
    • .exchange: 9.56 USD
    • .expert: 6.43 USD
    • .express: 6.43 USD
    • .farm: 9.56 USD
    • .finance: 12.68 USD
    • .financial: 12.68 USD
    • .fitness: 6.43 USD
    • .flights: 25.18 USD
    • .forsale: 12.68 USD
    • .foundation: 6.43 USD
    • .fund: 5.18 USD
    • .fyi: 6.43 USD
    • .gold: 6.43 USD
    • .golf: 3.31 USD
    • .guru: 2.68 USD
    • .haus: 12.68 USD
    • .house: 9.56 USD
    • .institute: 6.43 USD
    • .international: 7.68 USD
    • .investments: 12.68 USD
    • .irish: 6.43 USD
    • .kitchen: 12.68 USD
    • .land: 12.68 USD
    • .life: 2.68 USD
    • .live: 2.68 USD
    • .loans: 12.68 USD
    • .ltd: 7.68 USD
    • .marketing: 6.43 USD
    • .mba: 12.68 USD
    • .media: 9.56 USD
    • .money: 6.43 USD
    • .movie: 31.43 USD
    • .network: 3.31 USD
    • .news: 12.68 USD
    • .ninja: 6.43 USD
    • .partners: 12.68 USD
    • .parts: 12.68 USD
    • .photography: 9.56 USD
    • .photos: 3.31 USD
    • .pizza: 9.56 USD
    • .plus: 6.43 USD
    • .productions: 6.43 USD
    • .properties: 6.43 USD
    • .recipes: 6.43 USD
    • .rentals: 6.43 USD
    • .repair: 6.43 USD
    • .report: 6.43 USD
    • .restaurant: 12.68 USD
    • .rocks: 2.68 USD
    • .run: 3.31 USD
    • .sale: 6.43 USD
    • .services: 6.43 USD
    • .shoes: 25.18 USD
    • .show: 6.43 USD
    • .singles: 6.43 USD
    • .social: 6.43 USD
    • .software: 12.68 USD
    • .solutions: 7.68 USD
    • .style: 9.56 USD
    • .support: 5.18 USD
    • .systems: 5.18 USD
    • .tax: 9.56 USD
    • .taxi: 9.56 USD
    • .team: 6.43 USD
    • .technology: 5.18 USD
    • .tips: 9.56 USD
    • .today: 2.68 USD
    • .tools: 7.68 USD
    • .tours: 6.43 USD
    • .town: 6.43 USD
    • .toys: 12.68 USD
    • .training: 12.68 USD
    • .travel: 25.18 USD
    • .ventures: 9.56 USD
    • .vin: 6.43 USD
    • .watch: 6.43 USD
    • .wine: 6.43 USD
    • .works: 3.93 USD
    • .world: 2.68 USD
    • .wtf: 3.31 USD
    • .zone: 6.43 USD
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.compare & .select: Applications possible as of now!]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#527 We are pleased to inform you that we are now accepting your binding applications for the new Neustar TLDs .compare and .select.

    Launch schedule:

    • Sunrise: Until May 6, 2020 (14:59 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    • General Availability (GA): As of May 6, 2020 (15:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .compare & .select prices:

    • Sunrise: 28.60 USD (Gold) / 31.50 USD (Silver) / 34.65 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable application fee of 25.00 USD
    • GA: 28.60 USD (Gold) / 31.50 USD (Silver) / 34.65 USD (Bronze) per year per domain
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 20 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.dealer: Applications possible as of now]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#525 The Intercap Registry has postponed the launch plan for the new .dealer TLD due to the corona crisis. The registry has decided to push the Sunrise period to April 29, 2020 to give the community enough time to figure out the new reality. The EAP/General Availability is tentatively scheduled for June 1, 2020 onwards, with a high probability of extending the Sunrise/Trademark period.

    We are ready to accept your applications as of now!

    New launch time-table:

    • Sunrise: April 29 (16:00 UTC) until June 1, 2020 (15:59 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    • Early Access Program (EAP): June 1 (16:00 UTC) until June 8, 2020 (15:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    • General Availability: As of June 8, 2020 (16:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .dealer prices:

    • Sunrise: 2,400.00 USD (Gold) / 2,600.00 USD (Silver) / 2,800.00 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable application fee of 1,200.00 USD
    • EAP: 2,400.00 USD (Gold) / 2,600.00 USD (Silver) / 2,800.00 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access fee of 55,000.00 USD on day 1, 27,500.00 USD on day 2, 11,500.00 USD on day 3, 9,200.00 USD on day 4, 6,850.00 USD on day 5, 4,650.00 USD on day 6, 2,450.00 USD on day 7
    • GA: 2,400.00 USD (Gold) / 2,600.00 USD (Silver) / 2,800.00 USD (Bronze) per year per domain
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 6 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[New FTLDs: .cg, .co.tz, .iq, .ci]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#526 We are pleased to offer you the following Fulfillment TLDs as of now:

    • .cg (Republic of Congo)
    • .co.tz (Tanzania)
    • .iq (Iraq)
    • .ci, .co.ci (Ivory Coast)
    • .com.ci (Ivory Coast)

    Please note: Fulfillment TLDs can be managed via API and web interface just like any other TLD. However, the registration process is manual and might involve documents and is thus not managed in real time. If you activate one Fulfillment TLD, all other Fulfillment TLDs are activated as well. The corresponding appendix is the same for all of them. Benefit from this approach and add a whole bunch of exotic TLDs to your portfolio at once.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 6 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[TLS certificate term reduced to 398 days]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#524 Apple announced at the CA/Browser Forum in February that it will limit the maximum TLS/SSL certificate lifecycle to 398 days as of September 1, 2020. 

    Certificates issued on or after that date with a term length longer than 398 days will be distrusted in Apple products. Certificates issued before that date are not affected and do not need to be replaced or modified. You can still issue 2-year certificates until August 31, 2020; these remain valid until their their expiration date.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Available now: .bg, .gf, .mc, .mr, .mq, .sr]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#523 We are pleased to offer you the following Fulfillment TLDs as of now

    • .bg (Bulgaria)
    • .gf (French Guiana)
    • .mc, .tm.mc (Monaco)
    • .mr (Mauritania)
    • .mq (Martinique)
    • .sr (Suriname)

    Please note: Fulfillment TLDs can be managed via API and web interface just like any other TLD. However, the registration process is manual and might involve documents and is thus not managed in real time. If you activate one Fulfillment TLD, all other Fulfillment TLDs are activated as well. The corresponding appendix is the same for all of them. Benefit from this approach and add a whole bunch of exotic TLDs to your portfolio at once.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.ar third-level registrations available again]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#521 UPDATE from March 17: .COM.AR, .NET.AR and .ORG.AR are fully available again. We're still waiting for an update from the Argentinian registry regarding the General Availability of .AR.


    UPDATE from March 12: The .ar registry is still unresponsive. Apparently all .ar extensions are affected including .AR, .COM.AR, .NET.AR, and .ORG.AR. We're waiting for more information from the registry.


    Unfortunately the .ar registry had to temporarily suspend .ar domain registrations due to technical difficulties.

    This process does not interfere at all with the records already granted or in process.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Supporting our Customers during COVID-19]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#522 To our valued RRPproxy customers, partners, and friends:

    We hope you and your loved ones are together, safe and healthy amid these unusual and uncertain times.

    As you take steps to adapt your own businesses to the challenges ahead, we would like to assure you that we remain committed to providing you world class services and products.

    We are set to maintain our regular operations in the event of further unforeseen circumstances that impact our customers. Our globally distributed infrastructure, managed from multiple independent locations around the world, enables us to continue providing regular services to our customers. This structure also allows us to put our colleagues' well-being at the forefront of our priorities while maintaining our business integrity.

    Several details on our planning:

    • We have an experienced Business Continuity team at CentralNic who are monitoring and managing the situation of our business lines worldwide.
    • We have been following the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) guidelines, and as of several weeks ago began limiting team member work travel.
    • Any team member who has travelled internationally is now in 14 day self-quarantined conditions.
    • As of March 16th, we are moving to fully remote work for all RRPproxy employees.
    • We are working closely with our operations teams in order to ensure we follow procedures with respect and care in accordance with the WHO recommendations and appropriate National Health Authority guidelines for each of our regions.
    • Our priority remains the safety of our colleagues, customers and partners.

    We will provide further updates as needed and rest assured we will continue delivering the RRPproxy services you already know and trust. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to your sales representative or contact us at support@rrpproxy.net.

    Wishing you and your loved ones good health.

    In solidarity,

    Your RRPproxy Team

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Switch to own .gr accreditation]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#519 Please note that we will switch the registration gateway for .gr domain names to our own accreditation on March 16, 2020. .gr is the ccTLD of Greece.

    The changes in an overview:

    • In addition to .com.gr, we will offer you in future the domain extensions .edu.gr, .net.gr and .org.gr
    • The IDN TLD .ελ (.xn--qxam) in Greek script will also be available as of this date.
    • Deletion timeframe will be -2 days prior to expiration date (instead of -9 days prior to paiduntil date).
    • Automatic restores in realtime and some more technical changes.
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Sun, 8 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[End of TLS 1.0 /1.1 support on March 31]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#520 Please note: We will end the support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in our webhosting environments HOMER and cPanel as of March 31, 2020.

    Please make sure that you are using up-to-date software supporting TLS 1.2 to connect to your mailbox(es) to ensure continuous operation. Up-to-date web browsers of the major suppliers support TLS 1.2.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 4 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Available now: .cy, .ge, .sn, .sm, .ke]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#518 We are pleased to offer you the following Fulfillment TLDs as of now:

    • .cy (Cyprus)
    • .ge (Georgia)
    • .sn (Senegal)
    • .sm (San Marino)
    • .ke (Kenya)

    Please note: Fulfillment TLDs can be managed via API and web interface just like any other TLD. However, the registration process is manual and might involve documents and is thus not managed in real time. If you activate one Fulfillment TLD, all other Fulfillment TLDs are activated as well. The corresponding appendix is the same for all of them. Benefit from this approach and add a whole bunch of exotic TLDs to your portfolio at once.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 3 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.at Restore automated as of March 24]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#517 The restore of .at domains will be automated and processed in real-time in the near future. The redemption grace period is 59 days from this date.

    The change will become active in our system on March 24, 2020 and can already be tested in our OT&E system.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 2 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[New Fulfillment TLDs available now]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#516 We are pleased to offer you the following Fulfillment TLDs as of now:

    • .mw, .co.mw, .com.mw (Malawi)
    • .sl (Sierra Leone)
    • .tt, .com.tt, .co.tt (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • .vu, .com.vu (Vanuatu)
    • .az, .com.az (Azerbaijan)
    • .ls, .org.ls (Lesotho)

    Please note: Fulfillment TLDs can be managed via API and web interface just like any other TLD. However, the registration process is manual and might involve documents and is thus not managed in real time. If you activate one Fulfillment TLD, all other Fulfillment TLDs are activated as well. The corresponding appendix is the same for all of them. Benefit from this approach and add a whole bunch of exotic TLDs to your portfolio at once.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Fri, 7 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[HOMER maintenance on Feb 25]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#513 We will conduct HOMER maintenance work on February 25, 2020 from 08:00 - 12:00 UTC (09:00 - 13:00 CET).

    The entire HOMER system will be affected: You cannot create new web spaces or manage/modify existing web spaces during the maintenance window. Please excuse any inconvenience this may cause.

    All other RRPproxy systems are not affected by the maintenance.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Sat, 1 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.tw grandfathering for ASCII.台灣]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#514 Please note: ASCII domain name registrations under .台灣 (.xn--kpry57d; IDN TLD for .tw) are now possible. The registry offers grandfathering registrations for holders of existing ASCII.tw domains that wish to register the same ASCII domain under .台灣.

    The following eligibility criteria apply and are checked by the registry:

    • The creation date for ACSII.tw should be earlier than the same ASCII name under .台灣 (.xn--kpry57d)
    • The registrant of ASCII.台灣 (.xn--kpry57d) should be the same as ASCII.tw (the registrant contact ID should be the same)
    • ASCII.tw and ASCII.台灣 (.xn--kpry57d) should be managed under the same registrar when creating ASCII.台灣.
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[ MMX: Expiring MPML Service Notice]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#515 Please note that MMX will no longer be accepting new applications nor renewals for MPML (MMX Protected Marks List) services.

    For current MPMLs in place, these protections will remain active until the upcoming expiration.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Thoughts on the LATAM market for 2020]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#512 Our man in South America, Simon Penchansky, Chief Operating Officer of Toweb, CentralNic’s biggest registrar in the region, give us his views on what 2020 will bring for the continent.

    Three main variables guide the evolution of the Latin American domain name industry:

    • Ease of registering the local ccTLD
    • Perception that website creation is necessary and attainable
    • Number of user with a business to promote

    The first two invariably improve over time, while the third is dependent on macroeconomic factors, which have currently created a favorable set of conditions for the industry.

    To bring the above into focus, we can isolate a set of specific events set to occur in 2020, as well as data that offers tangible insight into the conditions to expect this coming year.

    EFFECT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Compared to their counterparts in the EU, Latin American workers are twice as likely to be self-employed or to operate a small business. That is to say, the marketplace is full of small actors fighting to gain exposure.

    This trend predates the age of the Internet, but bears mentioning to establish the fact that the conditions are ripe for this region to exhibit a higher rate of “websites per capita” than other parts of the globe.

    There is a newer trend that is discouraging for local economies, but which offers promise for the domain name industry. Unemployment and underemployment among the college-educated is on the rise. Unable to find work with established firms, this population is increasing turning to entrepreneurship.

    As a result, businesses that launch in 2020 are more likely than ever to be led by persons with an appreciation for the importance of having a website and the skills necessary to register a domain and purchase ancillary products.

    REGISTRY OPERATION CONTRACTS

    At the outset of the previous decade, most Latin American ccTLD managers interacted with registrants via rudimentary web applications, or the submission of written forms. Today, more than half have developed a sophisticated backend system or selected an external operator.

    The latter is of particular relevance for 2020, as a new contract will be awarded this year to operate arguably the region’s most important ccTLD. The Colombian IT Ministry has opened a tender process to operate .co, a license that key industry players are keen to win. Although the zone grown to over 2MM domains with Neustar at the helm, there is pervading sense that it has underperformed.

    It would be wise to keep close watch on Argentina’s .ar, which operates on the FRED (CZNIC) backend, but whose frontend is a government-operated platform used for a diverse set of procedures (ex. filing tax returns, registering vehicles). This platform was a pet project of the previous government and is very unpopular among users. A President from the opposing political party took office in December 2019, which in Argentina tends to mean the cancellation of initiatives undertaken by the predecessor.

    Odds are better than 50/50 that .ar will move onto a new platform in 2020. Considering that Argentina is the region’s third-largest economy and there are fewer than 400,000 domains in the zone, competent management could lead to a hundreds of thousands of new registrations.

    SIMPLIFIED REGISTRATION PROCESSES

    As alluded to in the previous section, the alternative to a ccTLD manager contracting a registry operator is to improve their in-house systems and procedures. While the former can produce overnight growth, the latter tends to be a slow progression from paperwork to EPP.

    That is not to say that exponential growth is not possible without the aid of an industry-leading backend provider. ccTLDs where growth has been stifled by complex, multi-day registration processes can quickly double their size by merely making it possible to register a domain within a reasonable timeframe.

    Registries do not necessarily need to scrap their existing platforms to accomplish this. For example, in 2019 Paraguay’s NIC PY simply eliminated a manual review process, while maintaining a high price and requiring payment via bank transfer.

    In 2020, at least two more regional ccTLDs will be moving from multi-day fulfillment models to new systems that will allow same-day registration. Panama’s .pa will soon launch a new web interface and eliminate their review process and Bolivia’s .bo will begin allowing credit card payment.

    Growth in these zones will be measured in tens, not hundreds of thousands of domains. Neverlthess, the trend is noteworthy as it shows registries moving in the right direction.

    INVESTMENTS IN ADVERTISING

    With saturation nearly achieved in Europe, North America and Asia, domain name marketing has begun to shift towards the immature markets of Latin America and Africa. Of these two regions, Latin America is of greater appeal, as connectivity and buying power have shown more positive trends than in Africa.

    For the above, private entities have made investments in the region that could serve to bolster not only their own businesses, but also the industry as a whole. GoDaddy and Verisign have run television campaigns in Mexico and Brazil, with the latter considering an expansion of these campaigns into Colombia and Brazil.

    In contrast other companies such as Wix that advertise heavily in the region, GoDaddy and Verisign center their campaigns not on specific products, but instead the notion that it is beneficial and not overly complicated for a small business to create a website. These are proven messages with a good probability of driving registrations in Latin America.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 7 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Maintenance of DNSSEC signer infrastructure, Jan 6]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#511 We would like to announce a maintenance of the DNSSEC signer infrastructure:

    • Monday, January 6, 2020 from 09:00 UTC and 15:00 UTC (10:00 UTC and 16:00 CET)

    Signing new zones or changing existing DNSSEC signed zones may fail during the maintenance window. All other services are NOT affected.

    You may expect the following:

    • Signing new zones or changing existing DNSSEC signed zones: Affected
    • DNS: Available - Domains will continue to resolve normally
    • vServer: Available - vServers will be reachable
    • API: Not affected
    • EPP: Not affected
    • Web interface: Not affected
    • WHOIS: Not affected
    • OT&E: Not affected

    Please excuse any inconvenience this may cause.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 1 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Separate billing of .sk trustee as of Dec 17 ]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#510 Please note the following optimization for .sk domain names (Slovakia): So far, the fee for the trustee service was included in the domain registration price. In future, registration and trustee prices will be calculated separately starting from December 17, 2019.

    The total price for .sk registrations requiring a trustee remains unchanged. However, registrants within Europe who can register without a trustee will benefit from a cheaper domain price in the future. Nothing changes regarding the technical handling!

    The trustee is obligatory for registrants outside Europe, see list of countries in the Knowlege Base.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 9 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Launch of .ευ (.eu in Greek) on Nov 14]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#509 On November 14, 2019, EURid will launch .ευ (.eu in Greek, .xn--qxa6a). Policies and prices for .eu domain names will also apply to the Greek string .ευ.

    Alongside the release of the Greek .ευ extension, EURid will clone any domain names already existing in the Greek script with Latin .eu TLD extension over to the Greek .ευ TLD extension.

    Example for a domain in the Greek script with .eu and its cloned version with .ευ:

    • www.σομεδομαιν.eu: the original version with the Latin TLD extension
    • www.σομεδομαιν.ευ: the cloned version with the new Greek TLD extension

    As part of the cloning operation, a three-year script adjustment phase will also launch. Consequently, both .eu domain names in the Greek script and their .ευ clones will coexist for a period of three years, ending on November 14, 2022. After this date, domain names in the Greek script with the Latin .eu TLD extension will gradually be deleted.

    The phasing-out of domain names in the Greek script with the Latin .eu extension will be completed in order to follow the no script mixing best practice for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). This best practice is intended to avoid any potential confusion around similar domain names. During the three-year transitional period, any action (e.g. updates, transfers, deletions, and so on) performed on one of the two domain names will have no effect on the other. No automatic synchronization between these two versions of the domain name will be applicable once the cloning operation is completed.  The cloning operation applies only to active domain names.

    As of November 14, 2019, it will no longer be possible to register domain names in the Greek script with the Latin .eu TLD extension.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.new: Applications possible as of now]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#507 As of now, you can submit your binding applications for .new domain names. The new, more secure TLD of the Google Registry is the name space for action generation or online creation flows. Once resolved, the user should be able to "create" something without any further navigation.

    Launch schedule:
    Sunrise: Until January 14, 2020 (15:59 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    Limited Registration Period (LRP): From January 14 (16:00 UTC) until July 15, 2010 (15:59 UTC). First-come, first-served. Applicants must submit their registration requests to the registry to ensure that only compliant use-cases will be populating the name space. Successful applicants can register their domains using an allocation token.
    General Availability (GA): As of July 21, 2020 (16:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    Pricing:
    Sunrise:
    450.00 USD (Gold) / 475.00 USD (Silver) / 500.00 USD (Bronze) registration fee for the first year (every additional year in Sunrise as well as renewals will be charged with the standard LRP/GA prices)
    LRP and GA: 530.00 USD (Gold) / 560.00 USD (Silver) / 590.00 USD (Bronze) per year per domain

    Requirements: Registrars will have to clearly display two notices to the registrant as part of their registration flow:

    1. HSTS Preloading Notice: .new is an encrypted-by-default TLD by virtue of being inscribed in the HSTS Preload list. As such, all second-level domains under .new will only load on modern browsers if a valid SSL certificate has been configured and the web server is serving HTTPS.
    2. Registration Policy Notice: .new is a restricted domain space in which all domains must be used for action generation or online content creation flows. .new domains must be active within 100 days from the registration date.
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.bond: We are now accepting your pre-orders]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#508 The new .bond TLD is ideal for financial service providers, advisers and investors.

    Schedule for .bond:
    Sunrise: Until November 18, 2019 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    Early Access Program (EAP): November 19 (14:00 UTC) until November 26, 2019 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    General Availability (GA): As of November 26, 2019 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .bond prices:
    Sunrise: 875.00 USD (Gold) / 910.00 USD (Silver) / 945.00 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable application fee of 95.00 USD
    EAP: 875.00 USD (Gold) / 910.00 USD (Silver) / 945.00 USD registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access fee of 7,700 USD on day 1, 6,600 USD on day 2, 5,500 USD on day 3, 4,400 USD on day 4, 3,300 USD on day 5, 2,200 USD on day 6, 1,100 USD on day 7
    GA: 875.00 USD (Gold) / 910.00 USD (Silver) / 945.00 USD per year per domain

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.madrid: Submit your applications now!]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#505 We are now accepting your applications for .madrid domain names. This city TLD represents the capital of Spain. Registrants must have a nexus to the Community of Madrid, such as being a resident, offering commercial or cultural services, or being otherwise directly or indirectly related to Madrid.

    The launch schedule is as follows:
    Sunrise:
    Until December 10 (13:00 UTC). Only for trademark holders with a TMCH-validated trademark (SMD file required).
    Local Trademarks: Until December 10 (13:00 UTC). For local trademarks and denominations of origin not validated by the TMCH.
    Local Entities: Until December 10 (13:00 UTC). For local companies and non-for-profit organizations; no fantasy names allowed.
    Landrush: Until December 10 (13:00 UTC). For registrants without priority rights.
    General Availability (GA): As of December 17 (13:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    The launch categories Sunrise, Local Trademarks, Local Entities and Landrush are opened simultaneously. The allocation of the applications will happen at the end of the 4 launch categories according to their hierarchy of priority. The priority is descending from Sunrise to Landrush. The statement of the intended use of the domain name is required for all phases.

    Sunrise price scale for .madrid:
    35.60 EUR (Gold) / 39.20 EUR (Silver) / 43.10 EUR (Bronze) registration fee per year and domain PLUS a refundable application fee of 95.00 EUR

    Price scale in the categories Local Trademarks, Local Entities, Landrush and as of General Availability:
    35.60 EUR (Gold) / 39.20 EUR (Silver) / 43.10 EUR (Bronze) registration fee per year and domain

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.emp.br available at RRPproxy]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#504 We have just implemented the Brazilian 2nd-level domain .emp.br within our system.

    Target groups are natural and legal persons, especially small and microenterprises. If necessary, we offer a trustee service.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Sun, 7 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.vote/.voto: Restrictions will be lifted]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#503 The eligibility restrictions for .vote/.voto will be removed on September 4, 2019. Registrants need no longer to have the intention to use the domain name during an election cycle in connection with a political process.

    On the effective date, .vote/.voto will be an unrestricted TLD available to all registrants.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 3 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.gay launch postponed until 2020]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#501 The "Top Level Design" Registry has postponed the launch of the .gay TLD scheduled for August until October 2019 until the second quarter 2020.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 2 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.uk Right of Registration: Applications possible as of June 12]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#502 We would like to remind you that the .uk Rights of Registration period is about to end. When .uk was introduced 5 years ago, many existing customers owning a .co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, .ltd.uk, .plc.uk, or .net.uk domain were granted a preferential right to their equivalent .uk name.

    These rights will expire on June 25, 05:00 UTC. Interested parties may check on this page if a right of registration is available for a specific .uk domain.

    Unclaimed .uk domains will be released to the public in July - Applications possible!

    All domains with rights that were not registered by the rights holder will be put into five batches in alphabetical order. These batches will be published in advance. Each batch will be released at 13:00 UTC from July 1 to July 5, 2019. All domains in a batch will become available at the same time. Once the domain has become available during the release period it will remain available throughout the release period. Domains that are not registered will become generally available one week after the start of the respective batch.

    • Batch 1: Domains beginning 0-9, a-b (starting July 1)
    • Batch 2: Domains beginning c-f (starting July 2)
    • Batch 3: Domains beginning g-m (starting July 3)
    • Batch 4: Domains beginning n-s (starting July 4)
    • Batch 5: Domains beginning t-z (starting July 5)

    You can transmit your .uk applications as of Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (12:00 UTC). The regular .uk price scale applies.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200
    <![CDATA[.baby re-launch on April 2]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#500 The previously-launched .baby TLD has become part of the XYZ Registry and will be re-launched on April 2, 2019 (14:00 UTC).

    To celebrate .baby’s adoption into the XYZ family, over 50,000 previously reserved and premium names will be released for standard registration on that date.

    .baby is an open and unrestricted domain name where anyone can grow their ideas online. The perfect TLD for new parents, baby product businesses, and organizations that cater to growing families. The TLD for newborn ideas™.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.monster pre-orders possible as of now]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#498 Monstrous possibilities with the new .monster TLD!

    Time-table for .monster:
    Sunrise: Until March 20, 2019 (14:00 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    Early Access Program (EAP): From March 21 (14:00 UTC) until March 28, 2019 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    General Availability (GA): As of April 1, 2019 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .monster prices:
    Sunrise: 12.50 USD (Gold) / 13.75 USD (Silver) / 15.20 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable application fee of 1,200.00 USD
    EAP: 12.50 USD (Gold) / 13.75 USD (Silver) / 15.20 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access fee of 11,000.00 USD on day 1, 3,000.00 USD on day 2, 1,200.00 USD on day 3, 600.00 USD on day 4, 135.00 USD on day 5-7
    GA: 12.50 USD (Gold) / 13.75 USD (Silver) / 15.20 USD (Bronze) per year per domain

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 6 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[DNSSEC now available for .it domains]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#499 As of now it is possible to secure .it domain names using DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) via RRPproxy. Learn more about DNSSEC in our RRPproxy Knowlegde Base.

    .it is the ccTLD for Italy.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 5 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Digicert SSL certificates greatly reduced!]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#485 Until March 31, we are offering special prices for selected SSL certificates of the Digicert brands Thawte, Geotrust and RapidSSL:

    • Thawte SSL123 Certificate for only 42.00 USD per year
    • Thawte SSL Webserver Certificate with Extended Validation for only 80.00 USD per year
    • GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium Certificate for only 20.00 USD per year
    • RapidSSL Wildcard Certificate for only 60.00 USD per year

    The reduced prices are only valid for newly issued certificates with a period of one year. Please contact our sales team if you are interested. You are required to promote the SSL products by website banner placement and / or by sending a newsletter to your customers.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 4 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[DNS Flag Day on February 1]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#496 On February 1, leading vendors of DNS software (e.g. BIND, PowerDNS, Unbound) and major public DNS providers have dropped support for several non-standard workarounds and implement a stricter handling of the Extension mechanisms for DNS (EDNS).

    The change may cause some domains to malfunction because the (name) servers are affected. The DNS Flag Day website offers domain holders the opportunity to check their domain(s). The tool ednscomp also offers the possibility to test a DNS server directly and provides a detailed technical report.

    Even after this change there is no obligation to support EDNS. However, DNS servers that do not have EDNS support must respond correctly to such requests and ignore the EDNS extension fields.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 4 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[New .se Terms and Conditions as of February 6, 2019]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#497 Please note that the IIS Registry has updated their terms and conditions which will come into force on February 6, 2019. The content of the paragraphs 5.3 and 8 of the .se domain has been changed. After the change, the regulation of last resort for the .se top-level domain and the .nu top-level domain is the same.

    .se domain holders must be informed of the revised Terms and Conditions. You can use the following text provided by the registry:

    Updates to the Terms and Conditions for the top level domain .se
    The Terms and Conditions apply to all domain name holders and revised Terms and Conditions will enter into force on February 6, 2019.

    If you have one or more .se domain name registered this means that the now valid version of Terms and Conditions of Registration will apply until February 5, 2019. On February 6, 2019, these will be replaced by the updated Terms and Conditions of Registration which apply to all domain name holders irrespectively of date of registration of the domain name.

    Changes are made in section 5.3 and section 8.

    Current and new terms and conditions can be found here.

    If you have any questions, please contact Stiftelsen för Internetinfrastruktur at registry@iis.se.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 4 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.inc: Pre-orders possible as of now]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#495 We are now accepting your binding pre-orders for domains under the TLD .inc (Incorporated Businesses).

    Time-table for .inc:
    Sunrise: From March 27 (16:00 UTC) until April 30, 2019 (15:59 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    Early Access Program (EAP): From April 30 (16:00 UTC) until May 7, 2019 (15:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    General Availability (GA): As of May 7, 2019 (16:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .inc prices:
    Sunrise: 2,400.00 USD (Gold) / 2,600.00 USD (Silver) / 2,800.00 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable application fee of 1,200.00 USD
    EAP: 2,400.00 USD (Gold) / 2,600.00 USD (Silver) / 2,800.00 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access Fee of 55,000.00 USD on day 1, 55,000.00 USD on day 2, 27,500.00 USD on day 3, 27,500.00 USD on day 4, 12,000.00 USD on day 5, 6,000.00 USD on day 6, 6,000.00 USDon day 7
    GA: 2,400.00 USD (Gold) / 2,600.00 USD (Silver) / 2,800.00 USD (Bronze) per year per domain

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.dev: Pre-orders possible as of now]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#492 .dev is the new secure TLD of the Google Registry for developers and technology.

    Launch schedule:
    Sunrise: From January 16 (16:00 UTC) until February 19, 2019 (15:59 UTC). For trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. First-come, first-served.
    Early Access Program (EAP): From February 19 (16:00 UTC) until February 28, 2019 (15:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    General Availability (GA): As of February 28, 2019 (16:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

    .dev prices:
    Sunrise: 14.50 USD (Gold) / 15.90 USD (Silver) / 17.50 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain
    EAP: 14.50 USD (Gold) / 15.90 USD (Silver) / 17.50 USD (Bronze) registration fee per year per domain PLUS a refundable Early Access Fee of 11,000.00 USD on day 1, 3,600.00 USD on day 2, 1,200.00 USD on day 3, 375.00 USD on day 4-6, 135.00 USD on day 7-9
    GA: 14.50 USD (Gold) / 15.90 USD (Silver) / 17.50 USD (Bronze) per year per domain

    Requirements:
    .dev is an encrypted-by-default TLD by virtue of being inscribed in the HSTS Preload list. As such, all second-level domains under .dev will only load on modern browsers if a valid SSL certificate has been configured and the web server is serving HTTPS. This behavior of .dev must be clarified to registrants. A respective notification must be integrated as part of the registration flow and presented prior to purchase. read more about these requirements in our RRPproxy Knowledge Base.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Updated .basketball launch details]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#493 The periods EAP and General Availability for the .basketball TLD have been postponed from January 2019 to October 2020. Moreover, there are now only 6 EAP days instead of 7 days. Already submitted applications for EAP-DAY-7 were canceled and refunded, all other applications remain unchanged.

    Launch time-table:
    Early Access Program (EAP): October 12, 2020 (14:00 UTC) until October 18, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    General Availability (GA): As of October 18, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Updated .rugby launch details]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#494 The periods EAP and General Availability for the .rugby TLD have been postponed from July 2019 to June/July 2020. Moreover, there are now only 6 EAP days instead of 7. Already submitted applications for EAP-DAY-7 were canceled and refunded, all other applications remain unchanged.

    Launch time-table:
    Early Access Program (EAP): June 30, 2020 (14:00 UTC) until July 6, 2020 (13:59 UTC). First-come, first-served.
    General Availability (GA): As of July 6, 2020 (14:00 UTC). First-come, first-served.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[Postponement of .basketball / .rugby launch]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#491 Please note the following changes in the launch dates of .basketball and .rugby. Detailed information will be provided soon.

    • .basketball: EAP & General Availability have been postponed from January 2019 to October 2020.
    • .rugby: EAP & General Availability have been postponed from July 2019 to June/July 2020.
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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Mon, 7 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[.museum domains now available ]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#488 As of now we are offering .museum domain names for registration.

    The .museum TLD suffix is open to any individuals or corporate bodies, anywhere in the world, that can substantiate their link with a museum activity. No particular proof is required, but a check may be made to avoid exploitation of the domain name that is not permitted by the .museum registry policies.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Wed, 2 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100
    <![CDATA[New Fulfillment TLDs now available]]> https://rrpproxy.net/News.html#490 We are pleased to offer you the following Fulfillment TLDs as of now:

    Please note: Fulfillment TLDs can be managed via API and web interface just like any other TLD. However, the registration process is manual and might involve documents and is thus not managed in real time. If you activate one Fulfillment TLD, all other Fulfillment TLDs are activated as well. The corresponding appendix is the same for all of them. Benefit from this approach and add a whole bunch of exotic TLDs to your portfolio at once.

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    support@rrpproxy.net (RRPProxy support team) Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0100