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Introducing the MarkMonitor Domains for Good program

Clarivate is excited to announce our new MarkMonitor Domains for Good program, developed specifically for nonprofits and other mission-driven, for-good organizations.   Nonprofits, B Corporations and other mission-driven organizations face unique challenges on the internet. Problems range from cybersecurity threats targeting an organization’s digital assets to fraud aimed at donation intake and charitable and philanthropic […]

Protecting your brand with domain blocking

MarkMonitor recently conducted its third installment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today.   The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provides MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers from […]

MarkMonitor experts take a deep dive into domain portfolio analysis in office hours webinar

MarkMonitor recently conducted its second installment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today.   The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provides MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers from […]

EPDP update: tentative policy at a crossroads

ICANN’s Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) recently reached a milestone in its work to address the problem of how to access domain name registration data (formerly known as WHOIS) in a way that complies with privacy laws, including Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The EPDP Phase 2 Final Report contains 22 “policy recommendations,” which, […]

Advantages of splitting portfolios among several domain registrars: busting the myths

By Statton Hammock, Vice-President Head of IP Strategy, Government & Industry Relations, Clarivate Analytics and Christopher Melka, Program Manager, MarkMonitor   Thinking of splitting your domain portfolio among multiple registrars? We believe that the reasons not to split a domain portfolio may outweigh the reasons to break one up. In this blog, we ‘bust’ a […]

MarkMonitor holds inaugural office hours, focused on .brand gTLDs

Our MarkMonitor team recently conducted its first installment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today. The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provide MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers […]

Sunset for .XXX Blocks Brings Powerful New Blocking Tool for Adult TLDs

2021 brings the 10-year anniversary of most Sunrise B blocks, and with it the expiration of the blocks. If Sunrise B block holders do not act prior to expiration, their brands will become available for registration in the .xxx TLD by any third party. In 2011, brand owners faced an unprecedented challenge. A new internet […]

The adaptable TLD industry: 2020 at the halfway point

In 2020, the terms ‘COVID-19’ and ‘coronavirus’ have become important parts of our day-to-day vocabulary. Like in many other industries, the domain industry has seen effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. In our Q2 2020: New gTLD Quarterly Report, the domain experts behind MarkMonitor™ share recent findings and analysis of said trends. Please complete the form […]

ICANN board rejects sale of .org’s public interest registry

As registrar for many of the best .org domain names on the internet, MarkMonitor tracks industry developments to help customers make the best decisions. On April 30, 2020 ICANN’s Board of Directors held a special meeting to decide whether to approve a change of control request relating to Public Interest Registry (PIR), the domain name […]