September 6, 2001 - DomainZoo.com, New.net Deal On
New Descriptive Extensions
TUCSON, AZ, September 6, 2001
DomainZoo.com, an ICANN-accredited registrar and Pasadena, Calif.-based New.net,
deal to sell New.net domain names as early as October 2001.
As part of the deal, Tucson, AZ -based
DomainZoo.com will first begin with a co-branded link and later will use
Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP) technology to sell descriptive domain
names directly through an interface with New.net's registry platform. Extensions
such as; .law, .shop, .school and more.
New.net is building to a draft protocol
specification that is being developed through standard processes of the Internet
Engineering Task Force (IETF). EPP is currently being developed for general
Our mission is to make the Internet a
simpler and more efficient place to do business, and this relationship with
New.net amplifies this effort," says DomainZoo.com CEO Steve Sullivan. "The
availability for established customers to begin registering domains in these new
extensions in the coming months will significantly increase the sale of domains
name variations, adding to a greater web identity.,
DomainZoo.com is moving forward with
this first step to benefit their customers and get a jump on the competition.
While New.net makes the EPP formally available to domain name registrars and Web
services companies beginning next month.