|Forum: Domain Names|
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|81:|| Great Eight Registrars Align to Fight Verisign On Dot Com TLD Controls|
Eight of the world's largest domain registrars have sent an open letter to ICANN Chairman of the Board Vint Cerf, stating their formal opposition to the revised proposition with VeriSign for continued control of the Internet registry. The eight signatories, which lay claim to 25 million domain names, or 57 percent of those currently registered, are GoDaddy, Network Solutions, Tucows, Register.com, BulkRegister, Schlund + Partner AG, Melbourne IT and Intercosmos Media Group."
|Feb 15, 2006|
|82:|| Handling a Domain Name Dispute Without a Lawyer||Jan 29, 2008|
|83:|| Houston, we have a problem: The Dallas Cowboys "buy" Cowboys.com for $275.00?|
"What they thought was a winning bid of $275 was actually missing three zeroes to the right."
|Oct 19, 2007|
|84:|| How Do You Analyze or Deal With Domain Trademark Issues?|
Members discuss how to avoid trademark issues when registering domain names.
|Mar 12, 2008|
|85:|| How Search-Engine Rules Cause Sites to Drop Out|
"Some entrepreneurs have built thriving businesses largely by getting search engines such as Google Inc.'s to direct customers to their Web sites. But what happens when the search engines suddenly start pointing consumers somewhere else?"
|Mar 13, 2007|
|86:|| How To Be Truly Private and Anonymous|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the options for domain and site anonymity."
|May 3, 2009|
|87:|| How To Estimate Traffic Levels to a Domain|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to estimate traffic levels to a domain before making an offer.
|Dec 18, 2013|
|88:|| How To Tell If Your Interested Buyer Is A Strawman For A Bigger Player?|
"If you're the master of your domain or website does the buyer's identity even matter?"
|Jan 28, 2010|
|89:|| How has the addition of new TLDs altered your experience of the WWW?|
"Wise guys who wish to chime in about how you have made $X as a result of registering new TLDs and reselling them: IS that what was meant by all the declarations and announcements and mission statements and policy statements?"
|Apr 3, 2006|
|90:|| How to Buy Quality Domain Names|
"WebmasterWorld members share their top tips on buying quality domain names."
|June 14, 2007|
|91:|| How to Make an Unsolicited Offer on a Domain|
"I'm looking for advice on how to approach buying a domain that is not advertised for sale."
|July 12, 2006|
|92:|| How to Pick and Evaluate Domain Names for Resale|
Our forum does not allow domain evalutaions - but the principles behind the worth of a domain are beautifully discussed in this thread.
|May 5, 2004|
|93:|| How to market your domain names and connect with buyers|
"This thread is about how to go about the business of marketing your domain names, listed in order of relative ease."
|Apr 10, 2006|
|94:|| HushMail - Defaced Via Social Engineered DNS Attack|
One of the webs largest email service providers: "...attack resulted in secure e-mail service provider Hushmail having its Website redirected to a defaced site."
|May 18, 2005|
|95:|| ICANN - New Expired Domain Registration Recovery Rules|
ICANN has published the new domain registration recovery rules.
|Oct 7, 2013|
|96:|| ICANN Advisory: Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy Updated|
"Registrars are prohibited from denying a domain name transfer request based on non-payment of fees for pending or future registration periods during the Auto-Renew Grace Period..."
|Apr 11, 2008|
|97:|| ICANN Announces Full List Of New TLDs|
Icann said that it had received a total of 1,930 requests for its first round of new net names. 166 of them were in alternatives to the Latin alphabet.[br][br]It has now invited anyone with an objection to any of the claims to lodge their complaint within the next seven months.[br][br]Icann then aims to make the new domains live in batches of about 500, with the first set going live some time after March 2013.
|June 13, 2012|
|98:|| ICANN Approves .anything Domains|
In the for-profit world, that means that instead of going to coke.com or nike.com, you might be able to go to drink.coke or justdoit.nike. Nonprofit groups could reserve the .school domain and hand one out to every elementary school. Cities could consolidate their online presence at .nyc or .losangeles. And interest groups could stake out their own corner of the Web by offering every auto junkie a .car domain name, every law firm a .law address, and every restaurant a site that ended with .food.
|June 20, 2011|
|99:|| ICANN Approves Chinese Character Domains|
"Icann said firms in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan would soon be issuing domains for people and organisations within their countries that are written with all Chinese scripts."
|July 6, 2010|
|100:|| ICANN Approves New .X X X Top Level Domain |
Today the ICANN Board of Directors authorized the CEO of ICANN to execute the proposed registry agreement for the .[smilestopper]xxx sTLD with ICM Registry.
|Mar 19, 2011|
|101:|| ICANN Approves Non Latin Domain Names|
"The board of directors of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or Icann, adopted the change at the end of its latest semi-annual international gathering."
|Oct 30, 2009|
|102:|| ICANN Approves Tel - TLD Domain|
"The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved a new top-level domain suffixed ".tel," awarding a contract to British company, Telnic."
|May 15, 2006|
|103:|| ICANN Comment Verification Delay - 45 minutes and Counting; 5 PM PST Cut Off||Aug 28, 2006|
|104:|| ICANN Demands Verisign Stop SiteFinder|
VeriSign's change appears to have considerably weakened the stability of the Internet, introduced ambiguous and inaccurate responses in the DNS, and has caused an escalating chain reaction of measures and countermeasures that contribute to further instability. VeriSign's change has substantially interfered with some number of existing services which depend on the accurate, stable, and reliable operation of the domain name system."
|Oct 3, 2003|
|105:|| ICANN Issues Initial Report On Fast Flux||Jan 27, 2009|
|106:|| ICANN Meeting Looks At The World Of The Internet, Including 'Kiting'|
"The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will discuss key projects and initiatives at a meeting this week, including the internationalisation of the domain name system and a lucrative site-registration practice some object to."
|Dec 6, 2006|
|107:|| ICANN Meeting on Registry Contracts: Date Moved Up!|
"...instead of allowing time for forces to organize it moves up the hearing date from September 13th to September 7th. "
|Sept 5, 2006|
|108:|| ICANN Moves To Stop Domain Tasting|
"ICANN votes to make the domain fee payable on all domains regardless of whether they are deleted within the five day grace period."
|Jan 30, 2008|
|109:|| ICANN Notifies Top Web Spam Registrars|
"ICANN has sent enforcement notices and notices of concern to certain registrars, including those reported this week as being the registrars for the majority of websites advertised in spam emails."
|May 29, 2008|
|110:|| ICANN Officially Designates .JOBS & .TRAVEL|
"..two new sponsored Top-Level Domains (sTLDs), .JOBS and .TRAVEL."
|Apr 11, 2005|
|111:|| ICANN Panel Condemns Site Finder and Asks it Stay Offline|
"The 85-page report... says that while Site Finder did not have catastrophic effects on the Internet, it nevertheless ran afoul of "community standards and caused harm to individual users and enterprises.""
|July 14, 2004|
|112:|| ICANN Plan Approved to Retire Yugoslav Domain|
"The Internet's key oversight agency has approved a plan to phase out the domain name for Yugoslavia, four years after the country dissolved following civil war. "
|Sept 20, 2007|
|113:|| ICANN Plans To Make Verified Customer Identities Mandatory For Domain Registrations|
The changes would not affect registrars' ability to offer Whois privacy services for an additional fee, though other amendments could formalise the process of unmasking such registrants accused of criminal behaviour or cybersquatting. And it's not certain yet that Whois verification will become mandatory.
|Jan 31, 2012|
|114:|| ICANN Plans To Notify All Applicants Over TLD System Data Breaches|
"We have absolutely no reason to believe it's a hack. We have been able to find some of the instructions in the software that caused the issue,"
|Apr 30, 2012|
|115:|| ICANN Ponder Feasibility of TLDs .exe and .pdf|
"ICANN is considering the impact of introducing TLDs with common filenames, such as .exe, .pdf, .mp3, etc."
|Feb 15, 2008|
|116:|| ICANN Puts Registerfly On Notice with Legal Action|
"gives notice to Registerfly of ICANN's intention to file suit against it in federal court on Tuesday, March 6."
|Mar 5, 2007|
|117:|| ICANN Releases Tools Related to Domain Name Vulnerability|
"It has also prepared an FAQ and online domain testing tool to raise awareness of the problem, and to encourage network operators to rectify or update their servers."
|Aug 7, 2008|
|118:|| ICANN Reopens TLD Application System Until May 30|
During the last few weeks, we have fixed the technical glitch that caused us to take the system offline.
|May 22, 2012|
|119:|| ICANN Says "Domain Tasting" Almost Eliminated|
"ICANN claims its efforts led to a 99.7% decline in domain tasting for all registries that implemented the new policy."
|Aug 20, 2009|
|120:|| ICANN Says "Yes" to .Travel|
" ICANN has entered into commercial and technical negotiations with two of the candidate registries, .post and .travel. No limit was set on the number of sTLDs to be designated and the status of the additional eight applicants is still pending."
|Jan 24, 2005|