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Europeans, Get Your .EU Domains All In Greek! - 16 November, 2019, 1:01 am

Domain names entirely in Greek script are now available from the .eu registry, EURid, with the launch this week of .ευ. .ευ is the third top-level domain launched by EURid...

U.S. Supreme Court To Decide If Adding .COM Makes A Protected Trademark - 14 November, 2019, 10:29 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal to decide if adding “.com” to a generic term can make it trademarkable. The case involves the online hotel reservation...

PIR Eyeing Growth Opportunities Following Ethos Capital Takeover - 14 November, 2019, 3:37 pm

Public Interest Registry and the Internet Society announced Wednesday that they had agreed for PIR, the .org registry, to be taken over by Ethos Capital, an investment firm, based in...

A Call to Action on Advancing Cyberstability: Global Commission Launches Final Report - 13 November, 2019, 9:46 pm

[news release] The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) issued today [12 Nov] its final report Advancing Cyberstability, as part of a panel held at the 2019 Paris...

Another 6-Figure DNJ Chart Topper - 13 November, 2019, 9:40 pm

As the weather cools down in the northern hemisphere, and heats up in the southern, the number of big domain name sales is heating up and for the third “week”,...

Explosive Allegations Made Against Directors Of Wasteful Spending As auDA Gets Second Choice Chair - 12 November, 2019, 3:59 pm

It was supposed to be a new beginning. But on the day when a new auDA Board, including a new Chair, was announced, it appears there are still recriminations from...

Business Slow On The Uptake In Securing Their Domain Names With Registry Locks - 11 November, 2019, 9:48 pm

The option of reducing the risk of domain names being hijacked by cybercriminals by signing up to a Registry Lock has been available through many top-level domains for several years...

Carrot.com Sells Big in Half Million Dollar Sale - 11 November, 2019, 4:17 pm

It was 7 weeks in a row where the top reported domain name sale was below the 6-figure mark, and some weeks not even reaching $50,000. And now, it’s 2...

ICANN Announces First Meeting Location For 2022, Third For San Juan - 11 November, 2019, 3:17 pm

ICANN announced at their public meeting last week in Montreal that the first meeting of 2022, ICANN73, will be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center from 5 to 10...

Short-Lived Domains Play Major Part In Phishing Campaigns: Akamai - 9 November, 2019, 12:26 am

The latest Akamai State of the Internet report focuses on phishing and includes how short-lived domain names play their part. Phishing is a huge cost to brands large and small,...

ICANN: Proposal for Future Root Zone KSK Rollovers - 6 November, 2019, 9:57 pm

Brief Overview Purpose: We are seeking feedback on our proposal for how future Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK) changes are made. In particular, we plan to create a predictable...

Brexit Uncertainty Continues To Hammer .EU - 5 November, 2019, 11:14 pm

Registrations of .eu domain names dropped by just over 21,000 in the third quarter of 2019 according to EURid’s Q3 2019 Progress Report. Of those, registrations to British registrants declined...

…from somewhere over the Rainbow - 5 November, 2019, 2:18 pm

Jordan Carter and Brent Carey from .nz have organised a Rainbow Drinks event at this week’s ICANN public meeting in Montreal, Canada. Here they explain why – and what the...

CIRA Announces 3 More ccTLD Partnerships With .NZ, .FI and .PL - 5 November, 2019, 1:48 pm

In advance of the ICANN meeting currently underway in Montreal, Canada, the Canadian ccTLD registry CIRA announced 3 new partnerships with ccTLDs – with InternetNZ, Finland’s Traficom and Poland’s NASK....

Leonard Kleinrock On The First Message 50 Years Ago - 2 November, 2019, 12:09 am

Three months after the first human set foot on the moon 50 years ago the first simple message between two computers was sent. And it set the foundations to everything...