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201: new post   Profiting from NPOs? - PIR Increases .Org Registry Fee 10% Without Comment
"Wholesale fees for Internet addresses ending in ".org" will increase 10 percent Nov. 9"
May 12, 2008
202: new post   Progress Continues on New Generic TLDs Coming in 2010
June 25, 2009
203: new post   Radical New ICANN Policies Take Effect Nov. 12
New rules by ICANN mean that anyone can request a transfer of your domain name and you must be the one to deny it.
Nov 9, 2004
204: new post   Record Number of Domains Registered
"A record 4.7 million Internet addresses were sold in the first three months of 2004, bringing the total number of registered addresses to a new high of 62.9 million, according to a study released today by Mountain View, Calif.-based VeriSign Inc."
June 9, 2004
205: 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,"
Oct 29, 2012
206: new post   Return of the $.99 .Info Domain
"Seeing the re-emergence of 99 Cent .Info domains there is only one conclusion to draw..."
Sept 16, 2008
207: new post   Rick "DomainKing" Schwartz on Cameroon - Garbitrage - and Controversy
CoFounder of the domain conference T.R.A.F.F.I.C, and well known Domainer Rick Schwartz talks about the latest buzz in domains. With video interview by Brett Tabke.
June 29, 2007
208: new post   Russia's New President Medvedev Wants Cyrillic Internet Domain
"Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called for Russia to be assigned an Internet domain name in the Cyrillic script on Wednesday as part of a Kremlin drive to promote Russian as a global language."
June 12, 2008
209: new post   Sample Non-English Domains On The Way
"The 11 suffixes now under review will read "test" in Arabic, Persian, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Russian, Hindi, Greek, Korean, Yiddish, Japanese and Tamil."
Oct 5, 2007
210: new post   Should I Buy The More Expensive .com When My .net Is Already Doing Well
"I could afford this if I need to, but will it help me to have the .com?"
Aug 13, 2009
211: new post   So You Want to Sell Your Website?
"I've got a site I'm ready to sell and I just need some advice on where to post it to make a fast sale. I need to unload it as soon as humanly possible, but I don't want to get gigged too badly on price. "
Sept 6, 2005
212: new post   Some say Vista Will Double DNS Lookups and Slow Down Entire Internet
" Paul Mockapetris, who is widely credited with inventing the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS). Mockapetris believes Vista's introduction will cause a surge in DNS traffic because the operating system supports two versions of the Internet Protocol, a technology standard used to send information over computer networks."
Sept 6, 2006
213: new post   Sweden Proposes To Block Phishing Registrations Of "bank" In The Domain Name
Sept 25, 2009
214: new post   The New TLD Proposals are In
" ICANN has received 10 applications for 9 new top-level domains."
Mar 23, 2004
215: new post   The Once Lauded Afternic Shuts Doors
Register.com paid $48 million USD for Afternic (a domain name reseller) but with a depressed domain reseller market, it has shut the doors.
Oct 8, 2002
216: 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]
June 8, 2011
217: new post   Thousands of Spanish Web Sites Knocked Offline by Software Error
"A botched software update at Spain's central domain registry knocked as many as 400,000 sites offline for several hours Tuesday..."
Aug 30, 2006
218: new post   To dash or not 2 dash?
"...better going for a domain such as word1--word2.co.uk (note the 2 dashes - which is still available), rather than using a less commonly used word pairing separated by just as single dash?"
Dec 19, 2001
219: new post   Top Domain Naming Tips
Apr 15, 2009
220: new post   Trademark Holders: Start Claiming Your .eu Domains
"Trademark holders and government bodies can start claiming their European identities on the Internet from 10 a.m. British time on Wednesday, when the registers open for the new ".eu" domain name aimed at boosting European e-commerce."
Dec 7, 2005
221: new post   Trusted TLDs : What are Trusted Top Level Domains
"Is there any evidence that having inbound .edu and .gov links are better links and count more than other links?"
Apr 22, 2006
222: new post   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)..."
Feb 13, 2010
223: 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.
Oct 1, 2012
224: 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."
Nov 29, 2010
225: new post   U.S. Keeps Control Of Web Domain Group ICANN
"The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it would retain oversight for three more years of the company that manages Internet domain names, renewing an agreement that was scheduled to expire this weekend."
Sept 30, 2006
226: 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.
July 5, 2011
227: 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.
Mar 7, 2012
228: 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.
Dec 9, 2011
229: new post   Value of typed in Domain
"...how many people would type in, CityNameProfession.com directly into their browser address line?"
Jan 17, 2007
230: new post   VeriSign Authorized to Raise Dot Com Prices
"The contract approved today, negotiated between VeriSign and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, allows Mountain View, California-based VeriSign to raise prices by as much as 7 percent for four out of the next six years."
Dec 1, 2006
231: new post   VeriSign Confirms 7% Increase in .com Domain Fees
"On Oct. 15, the wholesale price of a .com domain will go from $6 to $6.42, a 7 percent hike and the maximum annual percentage increase allowed under the March 2006 agreement with ICANN."
Apr 6, 2007
232: new post   VeriSign Signals Readiness to Auction Deleted Domains
Buried at the tail end of Verisigns recent .NET application: "... to facilitate the process of developing a solution for an industry-wide com/net deleted names handling process, which facilitates an open auction during the pending delete period."
Jan 24, 2005
233: new post   VeriSign to Sell Network Solutions
"VeriSign, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Network Solutions to a new entity formed by Pivotal Private Equity."
Oct 16, 2003
234: new post   Verisign: Domain Registrations Continue to Grow
"At the midpoint of 2008, there were 168 million domain name registrations across all of the Top Level Domain Names (TLDs)."
Sept 16, 2008
235: new post   Verizon Wins $33.2 Million In Largest Cybersquatting Award
"Verizon Communications Inc. said it has been awarded $33.2 million in what it called the largest cybersquatting case, as a San Francisco firm registered Internet domain names Verizon said could be confused with ones held by the telecommunications giant."
Dec 27, 2008
236: new post   Vint Cerf Steps Down From ICANN
"Vint Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the internet, is stepping down from his role as the chairman of its oversight committee to focus on writing books, advocacy and his job at Google Inc."
Oct 29, 2007
237: new post   WIPO Orders Transfer of Narnia Domain
"A Scottish schoolboy must surrender a Web address tied to the Narnia fantasy world, which his father said was a birthday present, after a ruling by a United Nations arbitrator, an official report said on Thursday."
July 25, 2008
238: new post   WIPO Proposal to ICANN to Expedite Domain Forfeiture Proceedings
"I'm sure most people who read this headline think "this doesn't apply to me, this will never happen to me". Maybe so, but just in case it ever does I want you to know this is your chance to speak to ICANN about you views on due process, fair procedings, etc. You could go on vacation for 10 days and return to find that your website is no longer your website. Legally. Permanently."
Apr 6, 2009
239: new post   WebmasterWorld Classic - How To Evaluate Domain Names for Resale
Some long time domain investors kick around the basic principles for evaluating the value of a domain name.
May 15, 2005
240: new post   WebmasterWorld Classic - How to Evaluate Domain Names for Resale
Veterans of the domain investment space discuss the whys and wherefors behind the real value of any domain on the resale market.
May 15, 2005
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