Posted June 9th, 2015
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, also know as ICANN, recently released results from the Global Consumer Research Study, Phase One survey that was conducted through Nielsen (see infographic below.) This survey, the first of its kind, was conducted in February and was intended to gauge consumer attitude, awareness and trust regarding new gTLDs and the overall domain name system.
“This is the first time we’ve surveyed consumers directly about domain names and Internet use, and it provides an important benchmark as the new domains roll out… as the community looks toward future rounds, the survey findings will help inform the best approach,” said President Akram Atallah of ICANN’s Global Domains Division.
Currently ICANN is working with Nielsen on another global survey, this time to measure registrants’ trust of the domain name landscape. Results should be available later this year.
Posted in cybercrime, Cybersquatting, Domain Names, gTLDS, ICANN, Internet Governanace, Internet Security, new gTLDS by NameSmash
Posted May 1st, 2015
MCL Domains Leverages a State-of-the-Art Technology Platform and High Touch Customer Service to Administer Large Portfolios Worldwide
SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Marksmen, a premier US investigations and acquisition services company, and Com Laude, one of Europe’s most-respected domain registrars, announce the launch of MCL Domains offering efficient, reliable corporate domain name management services for North America. MCL Domains opens for business this week at the 2015 International Trademark Association’s annual meeting in San Diego.
MCL Domains combines Marksmen’s strategic and investigative acumen with Com Laude’s advanced technical platform, global registrar services, and noted focus on client service. Com Laude currently manages domain name portfolios for global leaders in consumer goods, financial services, luxury and fashion, online entertainment, health and wellness, retail, sports, and technology. MCL Domains brings customer service, sales, and administrative staff to North America from a base in the Seattle area.
“Marksmen customers in the U.S. have been asking for a new alternative in corporate domain management services for some time. We are leveraging the best-in-class processes and technology created by Com Laude to corporate customers in North America,” said Russ Pangborn, CEO of Marksmen. “Com Laude has a well-deserved reputation for reliability, innovation, and impeccable customer service.”
Nick Wood Managing Director of Com Laude said, “We have known Russ and Marksmen for many years and partnered with them on other ventures. With Marksmen’s service and marketing infrastructure in the US, we will be able to bring this offering to the North American market very rapidly”.
Lorna Gradden, Operations Director for Com Laude added, “We believe that USA corporations are looking for a straightforward approach to domain name management that is flavoured with clear strategic advice. With our ISO certifications for information security and quality management plus our unrivalled track record in Europe, we look forward to this new chapter in our history”.
In addition to Pangborn, Wood, and Gradden, the MCL Domains leadership will include Jeff Neuman, who joined Com Laude (USA) last year to expand its registrar and consultancy services in North America. Jeff was previously the business lead for Neustar Inc.’s registry services team. Ken Taylor, founder and former chairman of Marksmen, is also active in the launch of the new service.
About Com Laude
Founded on the expertise of Nick Wood and Lorna Gradden, Com Laude makes the business of domain management secure, reliable and predictable. Com Laude is a specialist domain name management company focused on domain registration, renewal and maintenance. Com Laude’s sister company Valideus specializes in new gTLD services. Com Laude employs over 50 people in the UK, Germany and Spain and has a sister company in the USA. Additional information on Com Laude is available at comlaude.com.
Marksmen was founded in 1998 and has become a recognized leader in intellectual property related investigations, domain name acquisition and sales, online brand monitoring and other IP related protection services. With offices in Southern California, Washington and North Carolina, as well as a global network of trusted investigators and agents, Marksmen is able to extend the reach of its IP protection services to virtually anywhere in the world. For more information about Marksmen, consult marksmen.com.
To learn more about MCL Domains and its advanced approach to domain name management, contact:
T: +1 (800) 558-8838
Russ Pangborn direct
T: (818) 827-5470
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Posted in Domain Name Management, Domain Names, gTLDS, Internet Security, Registries by NameSmash
Posted October 22nd, 2014
From Host Advice
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