|Forum: Domain Names|
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|1:|| sTLD .post Evolution - No Comment!|
"There is a letter from the Universal Postal Union (UPU) to ICANN concerning the use of their sTLD .post that may well have important implications for the future evolution of the domain name system."
|Oct 5, 2007|
|2:|| eNom Phishing Emails|
"Just a heads up that I'm seeing an extremely large-scale phishing attack against enom underway at the moment."
|Oct 29, 2008|
|3:|| dot UK Now Available For a Shorter, Snappier UK Domain|
Nominet: "That's why we've introduced our new shorter, sharper and smarter .uk domain..."
|June 11, 2014|
|4:|| co.uk Plural Domain Goes for $1M - Buyer Already Had the Singular|
"The sum shatters the previous record for a .co.uk domain of $300,000, paid in October last year."
|Feb 7, 2008|
|5:|| ccTLD Registrations Still Growing|
"Domain statistics registrations."
|June 27, 2010|
|6:|| World IPv6 Launch Day June 6 2012|
Leading internet firms have set 6 June as the World IPv6 launch day.
|Jan 18, 2012|
|7:|| Whois May Be Scrapped to Break Deadlock|
"Nonetheless, some privacy advocates are proposing scrapping the system entirely because they can't agree with the people who use the system on how to give domain name owners more options when they register, individuals shouldn't have to reveal personal information simply to have a Web site."
|Oct 30, 2007|
|8:|| What Are The Factors Driving Domain Name Value?|
"Has anyone actually seen any studies that demonstrate these domains are actually worth this much?"
|Nov 15, 2006|
|9:|| 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|
|10:|| 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|
|11:|| 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|
|12:|| 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|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| 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|
|15:|| 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|
|16:|| 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|
|17:|| 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|
|18:|| 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|
|19:|| 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|
|20:|| Vanity Domains: As Desirable as Ever|
I'm sure most have wanted or chased after that vanity domain at some point. Are vanity domains still as desirable, or have the new domains weakened the value of a seemingly out-of-reach vanity domain.
|July 21, 2014|
|21:|| Value of typed in Domain|
"...how many people would type in, CityNameProfession.com directly into their browser address line?"
|Jan 17, 2007|
|22:|| Uniregistry Price Increases of 3000pct For Some New gTLDs|
For instance, it would appear anyone with a .hosting domain who paid and would have renewed at $20, will now have to pay $300.
|Mar 8, 2017|
|23:|| 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|
|24:|| 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|
|25:|| US Commerce Department prepares to give up oversight of ICANN|
U.S. Plans to Give Up Oversight of Web Domain Manager
|Mar 15, 2014|
|26:|| 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|
|27:|| 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|
|28:|| 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|
|29:|| 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|
|30:|| 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|
|31:|| 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|
|32:|| 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|
|33:|| Top Domain Naming Tips||Apr 15, 2009|
|34:|| 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|
|35:|| 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|
|36:|| 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|
|37:|| 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|
|38:|| The New TLD Proposals are In|
" ICANN has received 10 applications for 9 new top-level domains."
|Mar 23, 2004|
|39:|| Sweden Proposes To Block Phishing Registrations Of "bank" In The Domain Name||Sept 25, 2009|
|40:|| 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|