Archive for September, 2009 domain available for registration again

September 21st, 2009 No comments

Following our post on August 12th titled: UAE domain regulator accused in copyright row the domain name has been deleted from the registry system. However the registration of the domain name has been blocked for everyone as it has been added to the reserved list of the aeDA registry and the name can be only activated by a thorough review by aeDA before approving the registration of the name.
This closes the case of which has been also marked as cyber squatting by the registry.

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EXCLUSIVE: for sale on

September 11th, 2009 No comments

It’s been an iconic and a historic date in the history of Dubai. The launch of Dubai Metro on 09/09/09 and exactly at 09.09.09 PM (Dubai Time) has attracted mass attention of the public and international and local media.

That’s not all, the domain name has been also registered at the same date and time and is now listed for sale on the website. This sale can be another record breaker after has been sold for 6 Million AED.
The domain is a true opportunity to invest into the history of Dubai and the development of the Emirates.

The domain listing can be found here

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Promotion Launched To Get 200,000 More .AE Domains

September 2nd, 2009 1 comment

The .ae Domain Administration (.aeDA) has launched a two month advertising campaign to promote the United Arab Emirates ccTLD .AE with the aim of attracting an additional 200,000 registrations by 2010.

The campaign has been launched in most known media means, such as printed ads in the most prominent national newspapers in English and Arabic, radio stations, emails, outdoor advertising, on the TRA website, and on the .aeDA website.

The campaign follows an initial six-month campaign launched in November 2008 aimed at launching the .aeDA. The campaign was supported by an awareness and introductory campaign for .AE. The launching of the .aeDA then has been considered an achievement that the TRA is proud to label as one of its initiatives, where the .aeDA was inaugurated on 3 August 2008.

The .aeDA is responsible for the setting and enforcement of all policy with regard to the operation of the .AE ccTLD, as well as overseeing the operation of the Registry System. The .aeDA role is to develop and execute policy; grow, develop and market the .AE namespace; accredit and manage .AE Registrars; educate the public, delivering and promoting the .AE domain name; facilitate the .AE Dispute Resolution Policy; and represent the .AE nationally, regionally and internationally.

More information on .AE domain names can be found at

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