Top Officer Fears Cyberwar, Hearts Karzai, Tweets With Help

Danger Room sits down with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for an exclusive interview. The ordinarily careful Admiral gives some surprising answers about Afghanistan's drug war, the Pentagon's new Cyber Command, and his social media habits.

By |April 21st, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Bob Gilbert steps down as Nominet Chairman

Following the successful recent conclusion of Nominet's corporate governance review, Bob Gilbert is stepping down as a director of the Company and Chairman of the Board.

By |March 31st, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

CADNA Opposes ICANN’s Dismissal of the Need to Gauge Demand for New TLDs (redOrbit)

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) opposes the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) decision to move forward with new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) without first evaluating demand. (Logo: ICANN Chairman of the Board Peter ...

By |March 23rd, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Mike Mann Claims Over $10 Million in Debt

Companies claim owner in debt over $10 million. Three creditors filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition against owner Escom, LLC today in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California

By |March 17th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Registry – Registrar Integration Debate Far from Over for New TLDs

Some integration between registries and registrars likely for new TLDs. Last week I reported about an ICANN board resolution that called for “strict separation of entities offering registry services and those acting as registrars. No co-ownership will be allowed.” In other words, domain name registrars such as Go Daddy and eNom would not be able to own a domain name registry similar to Neustar or VeriSign

By |March 15th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

News Conference with Rod Beckstrom and Peter Dengate Thrush

Rod Beckstrom,ICANN CEO and Peter Dengate Thrush,ICANN Chairman of the Board will hold today a news conference.

By |March 8th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

ICANN Meeting Conference Center Target of Bomb Threat

Bomb threat for Kenyan conference venue. Security is a major concern for ICANN’s upcoming meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. The situation took a negative turn yesterday , when ICANN received a U.S. State Department notice about a potential terrorist attack on the conference center where the meeting will be held: As of early February 2010, individuals affiliated with al-Shabaab al-Islamiya were planning suicide bombing attacks on the US Embassy and Kenyan International Conference Center in Nairobi, Kenya. The individuals were targeting the KICC because it was deemed the largest and oldest building associated with the Kenyan government.

By |February 12th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Afilias buys the .MOBI Registry for an Undisclosed Amount

Afilias, the company that (amongst others) operates the .INFO and .ORG registries has purchased the .MOBI sTLD operator, mTLD Top-Level Domain Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. Afilias and dotMobi are both private Irish Limited companies.

By |February 11th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

NRO Announces Less Than 10% Of IPv4 Addresses Remain, Pressure Mounts To Move To IPv6

The NRO announced this week that less than ten per cent of IPv4 addresses remain unallocated, marking a critical moment in IPv4 address exhaustion, ultimately impacting the future network operations of all businesses and organisations around the globe. "This is a key milestone in the growth and development of the global Internet," noted Axel Pawlik, Chairman of the NRO.

By |January 20th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Photon Announces Revised Unconditional Takeover Bid For Dark Blue Sea

In a joint press release issued today, domain name company Dark Blue Sea [ ASX:DBS ]  and Photon Group [ ASX:PGA ] announced Photon’s unconditional buyout offer of DBS shares at 35 cents per share. The company made a previous takeover offer at the end of October for 30 cents per share and explained the offer to shareholders in this document on November 13th.

By |November 29th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

9th Domainer Dinner in Toronto to be held on Nov 25th, 2009

The 9th Toronto Domainer Dinner will take place at the Rosewater Supper Club. Tickets are $90 + evenbrite fee and include food and two drinks. The amount of seats is limited.

By |November 12th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

U.S. Politicians Suggest Path For ICANN

American politicians, "House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman joined Communications Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., late Tuesday in calling for the creation of a permanent relationship between ICANN ... and the Commerce Department."

By |August 6th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments