|Forum: Domain Names|
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|41:|| 100 Million DotCOM Domains|
The .com TLD has broken the 100 Million active .com domains barrier.
|Feb 1, 2012|
|42:|| 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.
|Jan 31, 2012|
|43:|| World IPv6 Launch Day June 6 2012|
Leading internet firms have set 6 June as the World IPv6 launch day.
|Jan 18, 2012|
|44:|| Grab Generic TLD Domain Real Estate Today for $185,000 Per Application|
ICANN's gTLDs go on sale today.
|Jan 12, 2012|
|45:|| 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|
|46:|| 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.
|Dec 16, 2011|
|47:|| 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|
|48:|| .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.
|Dec 6, 2011|
|49:|| 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.
|Nov 22, 2011|
|50:|| 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).
|Sept 4, 2011|
|51:|| 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.
|July 18, 2011|
|52:|| 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|
|53:|| 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.
|June 23, 2011|
|54:|| 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.
|June 20, 2011|
|55:|| 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|
|56:|| 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.
|Mar 19, 2011|
|57:|| 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!
|Dec 4, 2010|
|58:|| 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|
|59:|| Libya Shuts Down .ly Shortener|
"Are other shortener's with .ly at risk, too?"
|Oct 6, 2010|
|60:|| Domain Auctions, The Economy and The Web - Are We There Yet?|
"Interesting domains at upcomming auction but are there buyers or bargains."
|Aug 19, 2010|
|61:|| 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."
|July 14, 2010|
|62:|| 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."
|July 6, 2010|
|63:|| ccTLD Registrations Still Growing|
"Domain statistics registrations."
|June 27, 2010|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| 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|
|66:|| Moniker.com Now Down For About 19 Hours and Counting|
"The Moniker[tm] site is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience."
|May 5, 2010|
|67:|| 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|
|68:|| JCPenney, US Retail Giant, Preemptively Registering Union Organizing Domains?|
"What do you think? Smart move? Dumb move?"
|Mar 25, 2010|
|69:|| Canon Decides To Acquire .canon tld|
"Is this a marketing ploy, or just good sense."
|Mar 24, 2010|
|70:|| .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."
|Mar 23, 2010|
|71:|| 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."
|Feb 23, 2010|
|72:|| 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|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| How To Tell If Your Interested Buyer Is A Strawman For A Bigger Player?|
"If you're the master of your domain or website does the buyer's identity even matter?"
|Jan 28, 2010|
|75:|| General Opinion On .pro Domains|
"I've recently bought a few .pro domains and was wondering what everyone's thoughts were on the extension."
|Jan 27, 2010|
|76:|| 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|
|77:|| ICANN: Harms Caused by NXDOMAIN Substitution||Nov 26, 2009|
|78:|| ICANN Approves Non Latin Domain Names|
"The board of directors of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or Icann, adopted the change at the end of its latest semi-annual international gathering."
|Oct 30, 2009|
|79:|| 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|
|80:|| Sweden Proposes To Block Phishing Registrations Of "bank" In The Domain Name||Sept 25, 2009|