Thursday, 5 May 2011

.XXX Accreditation

Lexsynergy Limited was recently part of the first set of ICANN registrars to be accredited to promote and sell .XXX domain names.

Lexsynergy will shortly be releasing information relating to the launch of .XXX. Although this Top Level Domain is reserved for the online adult entertainment industry, trade mark owners will be given the opportunity to register domain names matching its trade marks.

ICM (.XXX Registry) have opened a pre-reservation service that allows both members and non members of the Sponsored Community (online adult entertainment industry and those supplying products or services to that industry) the opportunity to register expressions of interest in certain domain names. The actual domain names will be allocated in due course via a number of phases. Providing expressions of interest now will ensure that you get notified in advance of the appropriate allocation period and about the availability of the names you have indicated.

There is no charge for pre-reserving your domain name, simply send an email to with the domain names you wish to pre-reserve.

Monday, 2 May 2011

Beginning of the Landrush phase of .SA (Saudi Arabia)

SaudiNIC (.SA Registry) has announced the launch of the Landrush phase of the second level domain .SA.

During this phase second level domains will be registered on a "first come, first served basis" according to SaudiNIC’s regulations and procedures.

Register your .sa domain name at

.ee IDN Launch

Registration of domain names containing letters with diacritical marks (IDN)

On 13 June 2011 Estonian Internet Foundation (EIF) will release IDN domain names to the general public.

The EIF in cooperation with the Association of the Estonian Patent Attorneys have introduced a reservation priod of .ee domain names containing letters with diacritical marks before the commencement of the general registration.

During the reservation period you can submit applications for domain names with the following varieties:

1. a business name (including a self-employed person’s business) entered in the Estonian Commercial Register or a name entered in the register of non-profit associations and foundations;
2. a trademark registered in Estonia;
3. the surname of a physical person; and
4. the first name(s) and surname of the physical person.

Relevant dates:

16 May 2011 5 June 2011 – application submission period.

6 June 201112 June 2011 – verification of applications.

13 June 2011 – registration on a "first come, first served basis" of .ee domain names containing letters with diacritical marks.

Note: Before applying please read the Rules relating to .ee IDNs.

For details email or visit to register your .ee domain name.