Pirate Bay founder says ICANN won’t let him be a registrar
Peter Sunde, co-founder of the controversial Pirate Bay file-sharing web service, says ICANN is unfairly refusing him a registrar accre... - Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:27
ICANN finally cans Net 4 India
iCANN has terminated Net 4 India’s registrar accreditation, after many months of criticism and foot-dragging and a recent sharp u... - Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:12
Got beef with ICANN? Why you may not want to use the Ombudsman
Complaining to the independent Ombudsman may not be the best way to start a beef with ICANN, and that’s according to the Ombudsma... - Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:26
EU cancels .eu tender after Brexit cock-up
The European Commission has been forced to cancel its search for a new .eu registry operator after apparently misunderstanding how Brex... - Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:5
More acquisitions? GoDaddy to raise $800 million
GoDaddy said today that it plans to raise $800 million, which may be put towards future acquisitions. The company said it is issuing th... - Monday, February 22, 2021 - 11:32
Facebook lawsuit brings one country’s domain to a screeching halt
Bangladesh’s ccTLD registry has reportedly frozen all registrations and transfers after a cybersquatting lawsuit filed by Faceboo... - Monday, February 22, 2021 - 11:28
CentralNic buys German monetization firm for up to $13 million
CentralNic today continued is diversification outside of its core domain business by acquiring Berlin-based monetization firm Wando. Th... - Monday, February 22, 2021 - 11:16
.hotel battle lands ICANN in court over accountability dodges
ICANN’s accountability mechanisms, or lack thereof, have landed the Org in court. Three applicants for the .hotel new gTLD have s... - Monday, February 22, 2021 - 9:29
ICANN purges another dormant dot-brand
The 89th unwanted dot-brand has filed with ICANN for voluntarily contract termination. Iveco, an Italian industrial vehicle manufacture... - Friday, February 19, 2021 - 10:44
Conspiracy nut ordered to pay thousands to “kingpins” as “cartel” lawsuit chucked out
Domain industry conspiracy theorist Graham Schreiber has been ordered to pay CAD 6,000 ($4,750) in legal fees to many of the scores of ... - Friday, February 19, 2021 - 7:34
Three ICANN directors voted against Marby’s pay rise
In what may or may not have been an accidental moment of transparency, ICANN has revealed that three of its directors recently voted ag... - Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:53
Former ICANN vice-chair Disspain joins Donuts
ICANN’s influential former vice-chair Chris Disspain, has evidently become the latest former ICANN top dog to take a job at portf... - Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 13:58
Donuts acquires four more gTLDs, but allows one to be scrapped
Donuts has acquired a portfolio of four finance-related new gTLDs, according to a source familiar with the matter, but is allowing a fi... - Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 13:16
Rival wants the truth about the Afilias-Donuts deal amid “collusion” claims
Portfolio gTLD investor Domain Venture Partners wants ICANN to fully explain its decision to approve Donuts’ acquisition of Afili... - Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:39
Coronavirus has made ICANN $11 million richer than predicted so far this year
ICANN made a lot more money and spent a lot less money in the second half of 2020, compared to the predictions made in its current budg... - Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 17:4

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