ICANN’s CIO quits  242
Ashwin Rangan, ICANN’s chief information officer, has quit after almost 10 years with the Org. ICANN said today that he had left ... - Monday, December 4, 2023 - 18:7
Did I find a murder weapon in a zone file?  215
Registrars are usually very reluctant to police the content of web sites by taking down domains they manage, but they quite often make ... - Monday, December 4, 2023 - 12:1
ICANN drops the “man” from Ombudsman  1833
ICANN is looking for a new “Ombuds”, having quietly dropped the “man” from Ombudsman following the resignation ... - Friday, December 1, 2023 - 11:13
Have your say on police domain takedown powers  697
The UK Parliament wants your input on a new proposed law that would give the police powers to take down domain names and IP addresses. ... - Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 12:26
Most registrars are shunning ICANN’s new Whois system  650
Most of the largest domain registrars are not currently participating in ICANN’s new Registration Data Request Service, according... - Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 10:38
Nominet to take over  640
Nominet says it has won a competitive tender process with the UK government and will take over the registry for early next year... - Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 9:56
ICANN picks Istanbul for 2024 meeting  633
The ICANN community will head to Türkiye for the Org’s 2024 Annual General Meeting, it has been confirmed. The board of directors... - Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 8:36
ICANN’s private Whois data request service goes live  1092
ICANN has this evening gone live with its service that enables anyone to request private Whois data on any gTLD domain. The Registratio... - Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 16:30
.au regs slide on 2LD anniversary  1085
Australia’s ccTLD has taken a rare turn for the worse recently in terms of domains under management, around the anniversary of a ... - Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 12:44
ICANN accused of power grab over $271 million auction fund  629
ICANN has acted outside of its powers by ignoring community policy recommendations and leaving its $271 million gTLD auction windfall o... - Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 7:49
A registrar is getting blamed for an Israeli war propaganda site  595
Israel-based registrar Wix is being blamed for a gory anti-Hamas web site being promoted by Israeli government officials. A number of r... - Monday, November 27, 2023 - 14:20
Two more dot-brands bite the dust  594
Comcast has told ICANN it no longer wishes to operate two of its dot-brand gTLDs, which it hasn’t been using. The US cable compan... - Monday, November 27, 2023 - 13:50
Google sells five-figure AI domain and six-figure .ing hack  632
A single-letter domain, an AI-related name, and a category-killer domain hack appear to have been sold by Google Registry during the la... - Monday, November 27, 2023 - 13:33
.blackfriday is still a bit rubbish  470
It’s Cyber Monday, so this post is 100% OFF the usual price! A decade ago, Black Friday — the day after Thanks Giving, on w... - Monday, November 27, 2023 - 9:55
Internet Naming Co acquires five more gTLDs  2704
Internet Naming Co has acquired five unused dot-brand gTLDs and will relaunch them as unrestricted generics in the coming months. The c... - Friday, November 17, 2023 - 12:3

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