|.SE launches domain names in Swedish minority languages|
|- Opens for domains in Finnish, Meänkieli, Sami, Romani and Yiddish July 4
.SE (the Internet Infrastructure Foundation), responsible for the Internet country code top-level domain .se, launches the possibility to register domain names in all the official minority languages, as stated by Swedish law. In addition to the minority languages ... more..|
|ARIN Confirms IP Address Distribution Practices; Policies Do Not Encourage Profit-driven Speculation|
The American Registry for Internet Numbers Board of Trustees released a statement on 1 August that assures ARIN will continue to facilitate the policy development process that defines how IP addresses are distributed in its region, and also reaffirms that ARIN's policies do not encourage profit-driven speculation in IP ... more..|
|Afilias to secure and stabilitize the .us Top Level Domain|
The Domain Name System (DNS) has come under progressively sophisticated and frequent attacks in the past few years. Increasingly, capable criminals are constantly developing advanced cyber-attacks that both harm users and allow attackers to profit from such activity.
As the Internet continues to scale, more users rely on DNS for the ... more..|
|Cybersquatters hit down under|
Down here in paradise (aka Australia) there’s an election looming and the web is becoming an important part of political campaigning, although not to the same extent as in the USA. So yesterday the Australian Labor Party launched the website kevin07.com. While they registered the .com and .com.au names, they ... more..|
|Enhancing Quality and Value for the .us Top Level Domain|
With the .us top level domain bids being reviewed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the public needs a clear and accurate description of what "quality" registry stewardship really means for a top-level domain like the .us Top Level Domain (TLD).
Listen in on what Alliance Registry had to say at the ... more..|
|He sells employer’s domain name, takes off with stripper|
|A great little story from the USA. A 41-year-old man, Stephen Galstad, was charged “with selling his employer’s domain name for US$200,000 and using corporate credit cards to finance international trips with a stripper girlfriend, according to a complaint filed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court.”Share This by email or social ... more..|
|ICANN Takes a Lick at Domain Tasting by Larry Seltzer|
|Larry Seltzer writing his regular column in eWeek says, “Most people who hear about domain tasting are immediately horrified and ask why ‘they’ don't stop it. But ICANN has more studying to do, and others find it in their own interest.”Share This by email or social web
|Nearly 60% of gov.vn domain names attacked by hackers|
|Almost 60% of gov.vn websites have been hacked according to surveys by the Government Commission for Code according to a report in VietNamNet. The report says “attacks take place in many forms but the most popular form is attacking the archive system of Internet Service Providers (ISP) to delete information ... more..|
|New South African Body for Domain Name Disputes|
|BusinessOwner.co.za reports that a new South African body for domain name disputes has been created to significantly spped up and reduce the cost normally associated with domain name dispute cases presented to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
The new Domain Name Authority goes by two names - the Arbitration Foundation ... more..|
|Nominet’s Second Governance Consultation|
As described in their first consultation paper, Nominet is updating their Articles of Association, the document that describes how they interact with their members and how they are governed.
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|Proposed amendments to .za DNA memo & articles|
|.za DNA has recently completed discussions with the Department of Communications about amendments proposed to its current memo and articles of association. The amendments are intended amongst other things to more clearly define .za DNA powers and align them to the provisions of the Chapter X of the ECT Act. ... more..|
|Sedo Live Domain Name Auction at DomainFocus Conference in London|
|LONDON AND CAMBRIDGE, Massachusets, - Sedo, the leading online marketplace for the buying and selling of domain names, will facilitate the world’s first live auction for .co.uk domain names. The event will take place at the Domain Focus conference in London on September 6-7, 2007.
With live auctions becoming an increasingly popular ... more..|
|Want a new job? CIRA Launches Search for New CEO|
|The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced on 2 August that founding CEO Bernard Turcotte will leave CIRA later this year and that CIRA is launching a nation-wide search for the best candidate to succeed him.
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|auDA reviews .au Dispute Resolution Policy|
The purpose of the .au Dispute Resolution Policy (auDRP) is to provide a cheaper, speedier alternative to litigation for the resolution of disputes between the registrant of a .au domain name and a party with competing rights in the domain name.Share This by email or social web
|pharmacy.com for sale! Got a spare US$50mill?|
|The domain name pharmacy.com is for sale. The current holders are selling it through FairWinds Partners, an internet consultancy, who put their best spin on it. The current holders are expecting a sale of “way over US$50 million” according to Joshua Bourne from FairWinds according to a Red Herring report.Share ... more..|