It may surprise many of you to learn that the LA Times has purchase www.shop.la. Provided below is a whois search result on this .LA domain. It's not clear how this domain will be used by the LA Times. One possible use might be to bolster the company's efforts in the coupon space in response to the success of companies like Groupon. We've learned that Ryan Hudson works with…Continue
Added by dotla on May 26, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
ICANN will be voting on the final guidbook for the introduction of new TLDs in Singapore on June 20th, 2011. The significance of this event is that cities from all over the world will have an opportunity to apply for their own city TLD. Cities like New York City, Paris, Berlin, London, Tokyo, San Francisco, Madrid, etc. will have an opportunity to join .LA in the DOT-CITY TLD space. Here's a link that provide information about this event -…Continue
Added by dotla on May 25, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
Ever wonder who owns .LA? LA Registry Pte Limited (previously known as "LA Names Corporation") acquired the marketing rights to .LA and started selling .LA domains during the Summer of 2003. That's right, .LA domains have been available from LA Registry Pte Limited for almost 8 years.
I remember hearing about .LA on the radio one morning while on my way to work. I thought to myself, "What a novel idea having a domain name for a…Continue
Added by dotla on May 16, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments