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How ICANN's New gTLD Auctions can serve Public Interest and Promote Competition, Innovation and Diversity

How ICANN can implement Auction Rules that are consistent with its Bylaws, their non-for profit status and the Objectives of the new gTLD Program to promote competition, diversity, innovation and consumer choice. ... Full story

ICANN Digital Archery Service for new gTLD Applicants: Secure First Batch Position in ICANN's Secondary Timestamp Competition

MyTLD, a .MUSIC Company, is offering Digital Archery Services Solution (DASS) for new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) applicants to secure a first batch position for their applications in ICANN's secondary timestamp competition. ... Full story

ICANN gTLD TAS Account - New TLD Application Services - Writing - Submission - Management

MyTLD, a .MUSIC Company, has added a new product offering to complement its new gTLD Application Services. Prospective applicants that have missed the 29th of March, 2012 deadline to apply for a TAS account that would enable them to submit a gTLD application can now receive the following bundled services and products from MyTLD: (i) gTLD application writing and submission (ii) TAS account for the gTLD application (iii) Newly formed company corresponding to the TAS account ... Full story

Role of influencers and media in ICANN’s TLD global awareness campaign: How ICANN can create a strong value proposition with new Top-Level Domain extensions to benefit the Internet

What is the role of influencers and the media in ICANN’s TLD global awareness campaign? How ICANN can create a strong value proposition with new TLD extensions to benefit Internet users? ... Full story

Value of new Top-Level Domains: How Facebook's .EDU TLD trusted social network strategy dethroned Myspace

What was Facebook’s most disruptive killer strategy to dethrone Myspace and become one of the most dominant players on the Internet? Some credit Facebook’s success on their superior platform, tools, options and apps, while others blame Myspace’s demise on their lack of innovation, corporate culture and focus on serving advertisers rather than their members after their acquisition by Newscorp. However, the most overlooked secret ingredient to Facebook’s success is no other than a top-level domain extension. ... Full story

Los Angeles Times: Business Front-Page Article on Constantine Roussos, the value of .MUSIC (dotMusic) community TLD and ICANN new gTLD Launch

Constantine Roussos of MyTLD was featured on the front page of the Los Angeles Times business section. He discusses the benefits of .MUSIC and how creating an Industry Standard for official music websites representing verified artists, music companies and industry will increase trust, security and authentic engagement with music consumers leading to legitimate sales. ... Full story

Billboard Magazine: How the .MUSIC Domain Extension will save the Music Industry by MyTLD's Constantine Roussos

The Internet has truly democratized the manner that music is delivered and consumed with a click of a button. It has leveled the playing field but at the expense of chaos, decentralization and inconsistency. My core vision behind the .MUSIC (dotMusic) Top-Level Domain (TLD) was to solve the inefficiencies that the Internet has created through innovation. My definition of disruptive innovation is bringing together two seemingly unrelated industries together and connect the dots to create shared value and a difference that matters. Organizing the music industry on the web can only be accomplished by utilizing the root of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). Not only does a .MUSIC Top-Level Domain bring consistency, organization and centralization, it also assures ownership and control still remains in the hands of the music industry. ... Full story

Washington Post: Front-Page Article on MyTLD's Constantine Roussos, the .MUSIC Domain Extension and New gTLDs

Washington Post front-page article by Ian Shapira: MyTLD's Constantine Roussos envisions .MUSIC as the industry's trusted inventory of Web sites operated by musicians, managers, studios, promoters, composers and so on. For example, only artists with verifiable professional identities could create sites such as queen.music or pink.music. ... Full story

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