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121: new post   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
122: new post   ICANN Says Adoption Of IPv6 Is Essential
"Quite simply, it comes down to the simple fact that IPv6 is the future of the Internet,"
Feb 1, 2010
123: new post   ICANN Set to Approve Non Latin Domain Names
"Rod Beckstrom, ICANN's new president and CEO, said that if the change is approved, ICANN would begin accepting applications for non-Latin domain names and that the first entries into the system would likely come sometime in mid 2010."
Oct 26, 2009
124: new post   ICANN Settles Site Finder Domain Dispute with Registrar VeriSign
"...VeriSign suspended the Site Finder service shortly after it was introduced. The company sued ICANN months later, arguing that the agency's actions, including the decision on Site Finder, impeded VeriSign's efforts to offer moneymaking services. ICANN later countersued."
Dec 28, 2005
125: new post   ICANN Suspends Digital Archery Part Of New gTLD Program
Given public comment regarding the timestamp process and that many applicants had yet to register a timestamp, the decision was taken to suspend the system now, pending further analysis of the process.
June 25, 2012
126: new post   ICANN Takes TLD Application System Offline Due To 'Unusual Behavior'
ICANN is taking the most conservative approach possible to protect all applicants and allow adequate time to resolve the issue.
Apr 12, 2012
127: new post   ICANN Terminates EstDomains, Inc. Registrar Agreement
Oct 30, 2008
128: new post   ICANN Terminates RegisterFly.com's Accreditation
"ICANN has issued a letter to RegisterFly indicating that it will cease operating as an ICANN-Accredited Registrar on March 31, 2007"
Mar 17, 2007
129: new post   ICANN To Face Objections From Governments Over New Net Addresses
Some countries have already registered individual complaints, but the latest move represents collective concerns.
Nov 20, 2012
130: new post   ICANN To Introduce New TLDs By Mid 2008
"ICANN officials, wrapping up a week-long meeting in Puerto Rico, said their goal was to have in place by next year a permanent process to allow for new, generic top-level domain names, as well as to begin "internationalizing" domain names.
July 2, 2007
131: new post   ICANN To Press Ahead Expanding TLDs, Despite Criticism
Each top level domain would cost $185,000. Applications will be accepted beginning on January 12, although it is not known when the first new registries will be up and running.[br][br]"Of course, we're going to go slow," said a source close to ICANN.
Jan 6, 2012
132: new post   ICANN Votes In Favor To Approve Dot X X X gTLD
"ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, said the next step would be talks with ICM Registry to ensure that it still had sufficient backing from the adult industry to justify its creation."
June 25, 2010
133: new post   ICANN Votes This Week on New Domain Extensions
"If the proposal is accepted by ICANN's board then almost any extension that is 64 characters or less could be used"
June 24, 2008
134: new post   ICANN Wants To Speed Up Internationalized Domain Name Development
"The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will speed development of country-coded top-level domains and local-language scripting, the group announced Wednesday at the Internet Governance Forum in Rio de Janeiro."
Nov 15, 2007
135: new post   ICANN Wants to End USSR Domain, But It's Still In Demand
"Russian Internet enthusiasts are locked in a tussle with an international body over a relic of the Soviet past -- the .su domain name assigned to the country just before the Soviet Union collapsed."
Sept 24, 2007
136: new post   ICANN and VeriSign End Long-Standing Dispute
"ICANN today announced that it has reached an proposed agreement to end all pending litigation over its long-standing dispute with VeriSign... ..Importantly, the creation of a clearly defined process for the introduction of new registry services is incorporated in a new .COM Registry Agreement..."
Oct 25, 2005
137: new post   ICANN makes another attempt at Tiered Pricing for Domain Names
ICANN has posted draft contracts for new gTLDs. This would re-open the issue of tiered pricing for domains that the registry operators lost 2 years ago due to public outcry.
Nov 10, 2008
138: new post   ICANN new transfer policies take effect Nov 12
This change looks like a two edged sword. Registrars can no longer hold a domain hostage and refuse the transfer - but will domain hijackings increase with these new policies?
Sept 11, 2004
139: new post   ICANN says can't comply with Spamhaus court order
"Only the Internet registrar with whom the registrant has a contractual relationship - and in certain instances the Internet registry - can suspend an individual domain name. "
Oct 12, 2006
140: new post   ICANN to Study if Whois Lookups Are "Monitored"
"When the domain name of interest for which an availability check is made is registered shortly after such a check, the individuals making the availability check may reasonably assume that the organization operating the web site or service they used to determine the availability of the name preemptively registered the name."
Oct 24, 2007
141: new post   ICANN under threat as consultation closes
"The future of internet domain regulator ICANN hangs in the balance as a US government consultation closes this week."
July 5, 2006
142: new post   ICANN working group seeks to kill WHOIS
An ICANN working group is seeking public input on a successor to the current WHOIS system
June 26, 2013
143: new post   ICANN's Domain Expansion Criticised, and May Cause "Collisions"
Particularly troubling is the possibility of widespread "name collisions" that could happen when domains used by internal corporate computer systems, such as ".corp" or ".home", get assigned to the Web more broadly.
July 15, 2013
144: new post   ICANN's Trademark Clearinghouse - Launches March 26
The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) - launching March 26 - is the most important rights protection mechanism built into ICANN's new gTLD program. It allows brand owners to submit their trademark data into one centralized database, prior to and during the launch of new gTLDs. Simply put: The TMCH is a one-stop-solution for protecting your brand in the new gTLD era.
Mar 14, 2013
145: new post   ICANN: Domain Front Running Generally "Misunderstandings"
"The committee said the 120 claims of "domain name front running" it reviewed generally resulted from misunderstandings about how the domain name industry works."
Feb 17, 2008
146: new post   ICANN: Harms Caused by NXDOMAIN Substitution
Nov 26, 2009
147: new post   ICANN: Non-Latin Characters for Top-Level Domains Go Live
"For the first time in the history of the Internet, non-Latin characters are being used for top-level domains."
May 12, 2010
148: new post   ICANN: Unrestricted Pricing for .Org/.Info/.Biz is O.K.
Aug 25, 2006
149: new post   ICANN: final approval ending legal dispute with VeriSign
"The Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its final approval to a settlement that ends legal disputes with VeriSign (Nasdaq: VRSN) and anoints that company as the operator of the lucrative dot-com registry through 2012."
Mar 2, 2006
150: new post   IPv6 Launch Day, June 6, 00:01 GMT
To ensure a smooth transition, and to make sure devices do not stop working, both systems will work side-by-side for the next few years.[br][br]"Most users shouldn't notice anything," said Leo Vegoda from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which manages the Internet address system.
June 6, 2012
151: new post   Icann Weighs Candidates for .NET Job
"VeriSign's contract to run the dot-net domain expires at the end of June, and we have spoken with the director of the non-profit German organisation looking to take over"
Jan 23, 2005
152: new post   Invested $18,000 Acquiring a One Word, Industry Defining .Org Domain
"Anyone else spend what you may consider mad money recently for a domain?"
July 18, 2013
153: new post   Is "www" redundant?
Sometimes it's valuable to take a second (or even first) look at the basics. In this thread our community does that in a very thorough way for the ubiquitous "www" subdomain.
Sept 28, 2005
154: new post   Is Escrow A Necessity, Or Is Your Word and a "Hand Shake Deal" Enough?
"I've sent money all around the world, never relying on escrow, because I firmly believe that there are MANY people who value their reputation far more than they value a few thousand or tens of thousands of dollars."
Apr 13, 2010
155: new post   Is Mobi hype or for real?
Smart money said a 4 char tld would be DOA on launch. Not so fast...
Oct 28, 2006
156: new post   Is The New .ASIA TLD Going To Be Better Than .COM
Feb 24, 2008
157: new post   Is This A Loophole in Domain Disputes?
"ICANN delegates the authority to entities to take your domain away from you but, in so doing, imposes no contractual obligations, no contractual standards, no contractual procedural requirements."
Dec 13, 2009
158: new post   Is it Worth Buying All Your Sites TLDs Revisited
"Does anybody have any experience where a competitor buys your domain .net, .org or other .thing and puts a site up?"
Dec 28, 2005
159: new post   It's Called Predictive Domaining
"If you choose wisely you know that in a few years what once wasn't all that obvious will make you look like you were really smart."
Aug 16, 2007
160: new post   JCPenney, US Retail Giant, Preemptively Registering Union Organizing Domains?
"What do you think? Smart move? Dumb move?"
Mar 25, 2010
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