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|1521:|| Two More Registrars Lose ICANN Accreditation|
"ICANN terminated its accreditation agreement with two registrars ISPREG LTD and SBNames Ltd for failure to comply with the requirements of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA)..."
|Domain Names||Feb 13, 2010|
|1522:|| Org Domains Sold For 1 Million Dollars and Almost $300k|
"$1 million and $300K .Org domain sales shows that the .Org gTLD isn't detrimental to domain value, development desirability and projected profitability."
|Domain Names||Feb 23, 2010|
|1523:|| .ru Registration To Require Legal Papers From April 1|
"In a bid to cut down on fraud and inappropriate content, the organization responsible for administering Russia's .ru top-level domain names is tightening its procedures."
|Domain Names||Mar 23, 2010|
|1524:|| Canon Decides To Acquire .canon tld|
"Is this a marketing ploy, or just good sense."
|Domain Names||Mar 24, 2010|
|1525:|| JCPenney, US Retail Giant, Preemptively Registering Union Organizing Domains?|
"What do you think? Smart move? Dumb move?"
|Domain Names||Mar 25, 2010|
|1526:|| 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."
|Domain Names||Apr 13, 2010|
|1527:|| Moniker.com Now Down For About 19 Hours and Counting|
"The Moniker[tm] site is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience."
|Domain Names||May 5, 2010|
|1528:|| 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."
|Domain Names||May 12, 2010|
|1529:|| 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."
|Domain Names||June 25, 2010|
|1530:|| ccTLD Registrations Still Growing|
"Domain statistics registrations."
|Domain Names||June 27, 2010|
|1531:|| 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."
|Domain Names||July 6, 2010|
|1532:|| Microsoft Patents "Cybersquatter Patrol" a Hunter-Killer App for Discovering Squatted Brand Domains|
"Today it was revealed that Microsoft created and patented technology to help companies hunt for squatted typos of their brand name."
|Domain Names||July 14, 2010|
|1533:|| Domain Auctions, The Economy and The Web - Are We There Yet?|
"Interesting domains at upcomming auction but are there buyers or bargains."
|Domain Names||Aug 19, 2010|
|1534:|| Libya Shuts Down .ly Shortener|
"Are other shortener's with .ly at risk, too?"
|Domain Names||Oct 6, 2010|
|1535:|| U.S. Authorities Shut Down File Sharing Sites|
"The investigative arm of the Homeland Security Department appears to be shutting down websites that facilitate copyright infringement."
|Domain Names||Nov 29, 2010|
|1536:|| Monte Cahn Leaving Oversee in December 2010|
DN Journal is reporting that Monte Cahn is leaving Oversee upon the expiration of his contract, at the end of December 2010. Monte is the consummate businessman - savvy, personable, service oriented. Bon Chance, Monte!
|Domain Names||Dec 4, 2010|
|1537:|| 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.
|Domain Names||Mar 19, 2011|
|1538:|| The Problem of Domain Typo Squatting|
Let's take a really popular social media domain such as twitter.com and look at how type squatting works.[br][br]Take a look at your keyboard - take the letter 't' at the start of twitter.com there are 5 adjacent letters 'r', 'f', 'g', 'h' and 'y'[br][br]All of the domains where the first t in twitter is replaced with one of these letters is parked (or has been parked and the services discontinued) [br]
|Domain Names||June 8, 2011|
|1539:|| 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.
|Domain Names||June 20, 2011|
|1540:|| MOZ.org Acquired by SEOmoz?|
The cherry 3 letter domain Moz.org was recently sold and was apparently acquired by noted SEO related tech firm SEOmoz.
|Domain Names||June 23, 2011|
|1541:|| U.S.A. Claiming All .com and .net Sites Are In Its Jurisdiction|
The US's Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is targeting overseas websites it believes are breaking US copyrights whether or not their servers are based in America or there is another direct US link, said Erik Barnett, the agency's assistant deputy director.[br][br]As long as a website's address ends in .com or .net, if it is implicated in the spread of pirated US-made films, TV or other media it is a legitimate target to be closed down or targeted for prosecution, Barnett said. While these web addresses are traditionally seen as global, all their connections are routed through Verisign, an internet infrastructure company based in Virginia, which the agency believes is sufficient to seek a US prosecution.
|Domain Names||July 5, 2011|
|1542:|| Co-Cybersquatting: Domain Registrar Operates a Domain Parking Company|
There's an interesting update about a lawsuit brought by Verizon against domain registrar Above.com, a registrar that also operates a domain parking/monetization company.[br][br]Judge refuses to dismiss a big money (penalties/fees) anti-cybersquatting law damages claim against Above.com.
|Domain Names||July 18, 2011|
|1543:|| GoDaddy and their new "Selective DNS Blackouts" policy|
GoDaddy has a new policy (as of July, 2011) that lets them block DNS packets from high-volume DNS servers. Any domains using GoDaddy's DNS hosting are affected (any domains with 'domaincontrol.com' in them). [br][br]Two such sites that are affected include a niche search engine that is in development, and a project that keeps track of statistics on domains. Sites like these that are blocked by GoDaddy's new policy will be unable to include domains using GoDaddy's DNS hosting (except domains owned by GoDaddy, which are exempt from the Selective DNS Blackouts policy).
|Domain Names||Sept 4, 2011|
|1544:|| Adult Companies Sue ICANN Over . X X X|
...the creation of the .X X X TLD forces owners of trademarks and domain names to purchase expensive 'defensive registration' from ICM to prevent cyber-squatters from exploiting those names in .X X X.
|Domain Names||Nov 22, 2011|
|1545:|| .X X X Domains Go On General Sale Today|
The controversial domain name .x x x goes on general sale from 16:00 GMT, as legal efforts continue to scupper it.
|Domain Names||Dec 6, 2011|
|1546:|| US Senator Calls For Slowing and Caution Over Introduction of New TLDs|
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers should consider scaling back the initial round of domains to be introduced in 2013, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, a West Virginia Democrat who leads the Commerce Committee, said Thursday at a hearing on the program.
|Domain Names||Dec 9, 2011|
|1547:|| Microsoft/Stanford Paper: Domain Bias In Web Search|
This paper uncovers a new phenomenon in web search that we call domain bias, a user's propensity to believe that a page is more relevant just because it comes from a particular domain.
|Domain Names||Dec 16, 2011|
|1548:|| 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.
|Domain Names||Jan 6, 2012|
|1549:|| Grab Generic TLD Domain Real Estate Today for $185,000 Per Application|
ICANN's gTLDs go on sale today.
|Domain Names||Jan 12, 2012|
|1550:|| World IPv6 Launch Day June 6 2012|
Leading internet firms have set 6 June as the World IPv6 launch day.
|Domain Names||Jan 18, 2012|
|1551:|| 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.
|Domain Names||Jan 31, 2012|
|1552:|| 100 Million DotCOM Domains|
The .com TLD has broken the 100 Million active .com domains barrier.
|Domain Names||Feb 1, 2012|
|1553:|| Keydrive Acquires Moniker and Snapnames From Oversee|
Moniker once had a reputation for providing the highest level of service to many of the most successful domain portfolio holders.[br][br]What will Keydrive bring to the domain name game to regrain or restore that reputation?
|Domain Names||Feb 1, 2012|
|1554:|| US Customs: It Has The Right To Seize any .com, .net or .org|
...it says it has the right to seize any .com, .net and .org domain name because the companies that have the contracts to administer them are based on United States soil, according to Nicole Navas, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman.
|Domain Names||Mar 7, 2012|
|1555:|| 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.
|Domain Names||Apr 12, 2012|
|1556:|| 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,"
|Domain Names||Apr 30, 2012|
|1557:|| Domain Name With No EU Trademark Should be Stripped From U.S. Entity|
An American eyewear company cannot take a dot-eu Internet address since its trademark is not established in the European Union, a high court adviser said Thursday.
|Domain Names||May 7, 2012|
|1558:|| 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.
|Domain Names||May 22, 2012|
|1559:|| 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.
|Domain Names||June 6, 2012|
|1560:|| 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.
|Domain Names||June 13, 2012|