Russian President Supports Introduction of .рф Cyrillic Domains

The introduction of internationalised domain names is being supported by Russian president Dmitry Medvedev who, in a briefing from the Minister of Telecommunications and Mass Communications Igor Shchegolev, reproduced on the ISRIA website and translated into English, says that Russia will be submitting an...

2009 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York Conference Marks the End of an Era

DNJournal's comprehensive review of the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York conference, including dozens of previously unreleased photos and details, has just been published. The event marked the end of an era as conference co-founders Rick Schwartz and Howard Neu have now turned the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. reins over to...

Domain name deadline could lead to power struggle

With the joint project agreement (JPA) between the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the U.S. Department of Commerce set to expire at the end of this month, global Internet communities and stakeholders have mixed feelings about what they'd like to...

China’s Domain Registrations Drop Over One Million

After reaching a peak of around 14,100,000 domain name registrations for .CN (China), the number of .CN registrations dropped dramatically to 12,800,000 in May this year before rising again, reaching 12,963,685 registrations at the end of June according to statistics on the CNNIC website. ...