Recent Domain News

Easyspace Launch Whois Privacy Service for .Me Domain Names (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – 02/01/10) – Hosting and domain registration specialist Easyspace is delighted to announce the new availability of its Whois Privacy service for new and existing .Me domain name extension customers. Already available for .Com, .Net, .Org and other Top Level Domains through Easyspace, the expansion to also cover .Me domains allows new and current customers to …

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ICANN to Delay Release of New gTLDs, Speeds up Release of IDN ccTLDs

According to our contacts at the current ICANN meeting in South Korea ICANN staff has announced that the schedule for new gTLDs will be pushed out even beyond Q2/2010 due to the controversy and amount of different opinions and comments from the community. In the meantime other working groups are pushing ahead to introduce IDN ccTLDs. When the the expansion of the root zones came up, there were no concerns to add as many as 100 zones in a short period of time. Another topic of discussion is DNSSEC, the signing of the root zones published by the registry as a protection against DNS poisoning attacks

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Stephen Douglas and Jay Westerdal Settle Their Lawsuit and the AfternicDLS Expands

Former Domain Roundtable producer Stephen Douglas has settled a lawsuit against Name Intelligence, the company behind the 2007 conference he directed, and its CEO Jay Westerdal. Elsewhere, NameMedia announces a further expansion of their AfternicDLS domain aftermarket platform.

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