The segment was entitled Bye ‘Dot Com,’ 1300 New Domains Blowing You Away.
“You know ‘dot com’ and ‘dot org’ but over the next few years you could be using more than 1300 new domain names. The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio speaks with Dot Global CEO Rolf Larsen on what expansion means for you.”
In the interview Rolf told WSJ.com that the application cost him $1 Million dollars and counting all the time playing the waiting game, staff, travel legal, marketing, settling the contention set (Donuts was also an applicant for .Global) they have basically spent $10 Million dollars.
After 8 years studying the issue, ICANN dropped the bombshell in 2012, that would change the internet forever” host Ramy Inocencio of WSJ said.
Other new gTLD’s getting a mention in the segment including, .sexy, .ninja, .blog, .contact, .technology.
RightoftheDot.com a company I’m a Director and shareholder held a live domain name auction in London last week during ICANN which generated over $63,000 in sales
As of publication 35 domain out of 44 in the auction have a bid.
The Namejet.com auction closes on July 9th.