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IANA contract is up for renewal, only to U.S. bidders

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is aiming to strengthen requirements for transparency, independence and accountability in its next contract for the creation of top-level domains.

By |November 14th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

ICANN approves new top-level domains: Now .anything is possible

In the most significant change to domain name regulations since the institution of .com, the Board of ICANN, the body that regulates how domain names work, has approved the creation of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) that will allow for a near-infinite variety of new website addresses. The colossal decision not only enables corporations and other organizations to create domains like drink ...

By |June 20th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

ICANN approves Chinese character domain names

Chinese-speaking Internet users will soon find it much easier to browse as the creation of domains using only Chinese characters has been approved.

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

Sex domain gets official approval

The overseer of the internet addressing system Icann gives its approval for the creation of a .xxx domain.

By |June 25th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Australian Telco Signs $A11 Billion National Broadband Deal

Gemma Daley reporting in BusinessWeek: "Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has struck an A$11 billion ($9.5 billion) deal with Telstra Corp., removing a lingering obstacle to the creation of the government's national broadband network.

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

First synthetic bacterial genome created

Washington, May 21 : In the third meeting of Hastings Center workshop examining moral issues in synthetic biology, the J. Craig Venter Group have announced the creation of the first synthetic bacterial genome.

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

ICANN backs off from XXX domain vote (TechWorld)

Nairobi meeting delays controversial decision ICANN wrapped up its meeting in Nairobi, but delayed a vote on the creation of the .xxx domain, which was the most anticipated board decision in the meeting.

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

ICANN wraps up meeting in Nairobi, delays decision on .xxx (Computerworld)

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers wrapped up its meeting in Nairobi today, but delayed a vote on the creation of the .xxx domain, which was the board's most anticipated decision.

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

Nigeria : Another Look At States Creation (AllAfrica.com)

Lagos — The undiminishing calls and agitations for the creation of more States in Nigeria, require more than a passing attention.

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

.Mobi Launches a New "Resource Center" Website

.Mobi  has recently announced a new initiative - the creation of a special "Resource Center" at mobiDomain.com.

By |August 21st, 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