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First Insights from the GAC Early Warnings on New Top-Level Domains

Today, the national governments that constitute ICANN's Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) for the first time publicly voiced their concerns over specific new Top-Level Domain (TLD) applications in the form of Early Warnings.

By |November 21st, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on First Insights from the GAC Early Warnings on New Top-Level Domains

A Report on ICANN 43: New gTLDs and DNSSEC

The ubiquity of mobile devices, the shift to "choose it yourself" top-level domains and the availability of internationalized domain names will profoundly impact the relationship between your network and your network users.

By |April 3rd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on A Report on ICANN 43: New gTLDs and DNSSEC

ICANN Approves .XXX Domains [Blip]

ICANN, the de facto parent of domain names, has disregarded the advice of its Government Advisory Committee and approved the use of .XXX domains, which has caused turmoil among established adult entertainment brands over the cost of repurchasing domains. [ Xbiz ] More »

By |March 18th, 2011|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

European MEP highlights value of .eu

European SMEs with a .eu domain name were in focus at a dinner held at the European Parliament on 2 June 2010. During an interview now published on YouTube, dinner host Malcolm Harbour, MEP and Chairman of the Internal Market Committee of the European Parliament, discussed the importance of European SMEs being online and using the .eu domain.

By |June 5th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Rand Paul Stance at Issue in Fiery Political Debate

RNC Chairman Michael Steele and DNC Chairman Tim Kaine debate the aftermath of Tuesday's primaries. Michael Steele - Republican National Committee - Republican - Tim Kaine - Democratic

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

Rand Paul Stance at Issue in Fiery Political Debate

RNC Chairman Michael Steele and DNC Chairman Tim Kaine debate the aftermath of Tuesday's primaries. Michael Steele - Republican National Committee - Republican - Tim Kaine - Democratic

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

Steele Not Comfortable With Rand Paul’s Views on Civil Rights

RNC Chairman Michael Steele discusses Rand Paul's views on civil rights Michael Steele - Republican National Committee - Democratic National Committee - Tim Kaine - United States

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

Steele Not Comfortable With Rand Paul’s Views on Civil Rights

RNC Chairman Michael Steele discusses Rand Paul's views on civil rights Michael Steele - Republican National Committee - Democratic National Committee - Tim Kaine - United States

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

‘This Week’ Transcript: Kaine and Steele

Transcript of 'This Week' interview with DNC Chairman Tim Kaine and RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Michael Steele - Republican National Committee - Democratic National Committee - Tim Kaine - United States

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

Committee: Civic Theater should run like a business

Farmington's Civic Theater needs to be run more like a business. That was a theme of a new Civic Theater Ad Hoc Committee in its first report to council during a special meeting Thursday.

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

ICANN Threatened by Olympic Committee Over Intellectual Property Concerns

The International Olympic Committee appears to think it has the rights to all sport, given a recent letter to ICANN that raises concerns on the .SPORT gTLD proposal in particular, and new gTLDs in general.

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

Government Role in ICANN Increases (PC World)

ICANN's Government Advisory Committee has expanded its role, helping choose members of policy review committees.

By |March 13th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Kim Jong Il’s Exploits Lauded by Polish (Korean Central News Agency)

Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- Juzef Lachut, chairman of the National Executive Committee of the Polish Communist Party, issued a statement on Feb. 11 on the occasion of the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

By |February 16th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority leads development of ‘.arab’ domain name on behalf of League of Arab … (AME Info)

Mr. Ahmed Al Doseri. The Committee is tasked by the League of Arab States with the direct supervision and follow-up on the League's application for the domains (.arab) and the equivalent in Arabic (.ÚÑÈ).

By |January 13th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

gTLDs: Why Are Your Overarching Issues Not Relevant In IDN ccTLDs? (CircleID)

"If I would have a voting right, I would vote like this" said Janis Karklins, chair of the Government Advisory Committee (GAC) as he empathically raised two arms in the air.

By |November 25th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

US Republican lawmakers want answers from ICANN

A CongressDaily reports on concerns from two House Judiciary Committee's top Republicans who have written to Rod Beckstrom "to express concerns about the proposed introduction of many new TLDs "and the expiration later this month of" the JPA, although support for the process was expressed by others.

By |September 17th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Physicians.com Sells for $250,000 & Hot Water Rises Around ICANN’s Plan to Flood the Web with New TLDs

Physicians.com changes hands for $250,000. Plus, hot water continues to rise around ICANN's plan to flood the Internet with an unlimited number of new extensions. The International Olympic Committee tells ICANN they may sue for damages & public commentary indicates an Internet community backlash is brewing.

By |April 10th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments