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Commerce Dept Criticizes ICANN On New TLDs

In a letter sent to ICANN last week, Meredith Baker, the head of the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration stated that is not clear “whether the potential consumer benefits outweigh the potential costs“. It also goes on to ...

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New Security Flaws In ICANN Proposal

Last month I talked about ICANNs new proposal to allow domain names with non Latin characters. The media has yet to realize the true implications of this, so I’m going to spell it out in “plain English”. www.pàypal.com www.ebày.com www.bànk.com ...

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ICANN Domains Redirectred & Blog Hacked

For about 20 minutes on June 26, 2008, the domains iana.com, iana-servers.com, icann.com and icann.net displayed this message: “You think that you control the domains but you don’t! Everybody knows wrong. We control the domains including ICANN! Don’t you believe ...

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ICANN: Who Wants 5,800 Domain Names?

Two ICANN gTLD registrars have bitten the dust and ICANN wants to palm off their domains to another registrar. Who Was De-accredited? 1. Best Registration Services, Inc. dba Bestregistrar.com (IANA ID 473). They had 5,400 gTLD registrations. 2. DotForce Corp. ...

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