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1521: new post   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 NamesNov 29, 2010
1522: new post   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 NamesDec 4, 2010
1523: new post   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 NamesMar 19, 2011
1524: new post   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 NamesJune 8, 2011
1525: new post   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 NamesJune 20, 2011
1526: new post   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 NamesJune 23, 2011
1527: new post   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 NamesJuly 5, 2011
1528: new post   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 NamesJuly 18, 2011
1529: new post   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 NamesSept 4, 2011
1530: new post   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 NamesNov 22, 2011
1531: new post   .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 NamesDec 6, 2011
1532: new post   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 NamesDec 9, 2011
1533: new post   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 NamesDec 16, 2011
1534: 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.
Domain NamesJan 6, 2012
1535: new post   Grab Generic TLD Domain Real Estate Today for $185,000 Per Application
ICANN's gTLDs go on sale today.
Domain NamesJan 12, 2012
1536: new post   World IPv6 Launch Day June 6 2012
Leading internet firms have set 6 June as the World IPv6 launch day.
Domain NamesJan 18, 2012
1537: new post   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 NamesJan 31, 2012
1538: new post   100 Million DotCOM Domains
The .com TLD has broken the 100 Million active .com domains barrier.
Domain NamesFeb 1, 2012
1539: new post   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 NamesFeb 1, 2012
1540: new post   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 NamesMar 7, 2012
1541: 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.
Domain NamesApr 12, 2012
1542: new post   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 NamesApr 30, 2012
1543: new post   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 NamesMay 7, 2012
1544: new post   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 NamesMay 22, 2012
1545: 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.
Domain NamesJune 6, 2012
1546: new post   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 NamesJune 13, 2012
1547: 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.
Domain NamesJune 25, 2012
1548: new post   Key Factors To Consider When Selling or Buying an Aged Domain or Web Site
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the options and considerations in buying or selling and aged domain or web site.
Domain NamesJuly 26, 2012
1549: new post   Google Loses Out In Dispute Over "oogle" Domain
Yesterday, a panel decided that Google failed to show that the disputed domain was registered in bad faith, which basically means its current owner gets to keep it.
Domain NamesJuly 27, 2012
1550: new post   GoDaddy Outage: Millions of Sites Affected
According to the official GoDaddy Twitter account the company is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it.
Domain NamesSept 10, 2012
1551: new post   U.K.'s Nominet Proposing Shorter .uk Internet Domain
The scheme would give businesses the chance to register www.name.uk as their web address. It would run alongside the current co.uk service.
Domain NamesOct 1, 2012
1552: new post   Report: Open DNS Resolvers Increasingly Used To Amplify DDoS Attacks
"It should be stressed open recursive nameservers are not a problem in themselves; it is the mis-configuration of a nameserver where the potential problem lays,"
Domain NamesOct 29, 2012
1553: 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.
Domain NamesNov 20, 2012
1554: 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.
Domain NamesMar 14, 2013
1555: new post   Moniker Hacked - Invokes System-Wide Password Reset
Moniker's Operations and Security team has discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Moniker network that appears to have been a coordinated attempt to access a number of Moniker user accounts,"
Domain NamesJune 20, 2013
1556: 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
Domain NamesJune 26, 2013
1557: 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.
Domain NamesJuly 15, 2013
1558: 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?"
Domain NamesJuly 18, 2013
1559: new post   ICANN - New Expired Domain Registration Recovery Rules
ICANN has published the new domain registration recovery rules.
Domain NamesOct 7, 2013
1560: new post   New Generic gTLDs Roll Out Under Way To Registries
"Before the general public will be able to access these new gTLDs on the Internet, Registries still need to complete a final process built into the New gTLD Program to protect trademark rights holders."
Domain NamesOct 29, 2013
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