Johnston to give the lone domain name related talk at SXSW.
A fashion brand actually uses the rare .jobs domain name. I went to the mall with my daughter this past weekend when something suddenly stopped me in my tracks.
Coalition calls out ICANN for apparent lack of progress in dealing with Employ Media.
Response to disclosure request mostly redacted. The .JOBS Charter Compliance Coalition, a group of companies opposed to the expansion of who can register .jobs domain names, has gotten the cold shoulder from ICANN in a recent request. The group made a request through ICANN’s Documentary Information Disclosure Policy (DIDP) for information on how and why the IANA database entry about the “purpose” of .jobs was changed. ICANN responded by releasing the support ticket chain including the request from Employ Media LLC, but almost all of it is redacted
Monster, CareerBuilder, and others write open letter to ICANN. The .Jobs Charter Compliance Coalition, whose membership consists of online job boards, has sent an “open letter” to ICANN regarding Employ Media’s request for arbitration over .jobs.
Legal bills could start coming in as two sides bicker of .jobs domain name. An argument between .jobs registry Employ Media and ICANN has already cost some legal dollars, and I have a feeling it’s about to get more expensive. Although the two parties are technically in a process of “Cooperative Engagement”, recent correspondence is not favorable. In fact, the parties are sending correspondence about correspondence.
Group questions if ICANN’s compliance operations are up to the task with new TLDs on the horizon.
.Jobs debate “ends” Thursday. I wrote last month about a move to open up the .jobs domain name . Currently only companies can register .jobs domains, and only with their company name (e.g
Brady acted alone, says he wanted to generate money for long term health care. Nelson Brady has responded to a lawsuit filed by Oversee.net and Snapnames regarding the company’s bidding scandal.
Technology drives just about everything we do, and not just at our jobs. From banks to hospitals to the systems that keep the juice flowing to our homes, we are almost entirely dependent on tech.
Some old friends who are worried about their jobs disappearing have been asking me if there are still opportunities to make a living with domain names or on the Internet at large. This is what I told them…