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Web-Name Expansion Must Ease Corporate Concerns, U.S. Says

The nonprofit group that manages the Internet’s address system needs to take steps to ease corporate concerns over a program to add hundreds of top-level domains beyond .com and .net, the U.S.

By |January 4th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Web-Name Expansion Should Respond to Company Concerns, U.S. Says

The nonprofit group that manages the Internet’s address system should take steps to ease industry concerns about a program that may add hundreds of top-level domains beyond .com and .net, the U.S. Commerce Department said.

By |January 4th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Terrified of cybersquatting, businesses battle plan for more top-level domains

Now ICANN has done it—they've gone and made the advertising industry angry, along with an army of other trademark and intellectual property stakeholders. The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) is leading a petition drive asking the US Commerce Department to stop ICANN's planned roll-out of potentially hundreds of new "generic" top-level domains (gTLDs; existing gTLDs include .com and .net ...

By |November 23rd, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

DNSSEC Deployment in Root Zone of DNS Begins at ICANN

The collaboration between ICANN, the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and VeriSign, Inc. to deploy DNSSEC in the root zone of the Domain Name System (DNS) passed an important milestone.

By |January 28th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments