I had a stroke
Of the four men in the room, Tony has it worst. A very elderly gent, he spends six hours a day catatonic, and the rest of his time slee... - 12 hr 55 min ago
Volkswagen drives IDN dot-brand off a cliff
Volkwagen has decided it no longer wishes to run its Chinese-script dot-brand gTLD. The car-maker’s Chinese arm has asked ICANN t... - Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:57
CTO Conrad quits ICANN
ICANN chief technology officer David Conrad will leave the Org at the end of the month, ICANN said Friday. No reason was given for the ... - Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:34
France gets more domain takedown powers
Afnic, the French ccTLD registry, has updated its policies to make it easier for the government to take down .fr domain names, and has ... - Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:20
MMX to return GoDaddy cash to investors
Former new gTLD portfolio registry Minds + Machines (MMX) said Friday that it has started returning most of its recent GoDaddy windfall... - Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:4
Could registrars get sued under new Texas abortion law?
Does the controversial new Texas state legislation effectively banning most abortions pose legal risks for domain name registries and r... - Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 14:10
DropCatch raises antitrust concerns about Donuts’ Dropzone proposal
TurnCommerce, the company behind and hundreds of accredited domain name registrars, reckons Donuts’ proposed Dropzo... - Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 13:27
ICANN could get the ball rolling on next new gTLD round this weekend
ICANN may be about to take the next step towards the next round of new gTLD applications at a meeting this Sunday. On the agenda for th... - Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 14:0
Domain industry SHRINKS again… except of course it doesn’t
Verisign has published its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, once again showing growth numbers thrown off wildly by a single factor. T... - Friday, September 3, 2021 - 12:59
Toilet-maker’s dot-brand gets flushed
A Japanese building materials company known for its smart toilets has become the latest multi-billion-dollar brand to decide it doesn&#... - Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 11:37
Latest geo-gTLD goes to sunrise
After a protracted limited registration process, the latest geographic gTLD is due to shortly go live. .zuerich, representing the canto... - Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 13:4
NameSilo says it’s growing too fast to be acquired
NameSilo Technologies has called off talks to sell its registrar, also called NameSilo, saying the company is growing too fast to exit ... - Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 12:30
Most registrars fail ICANN abuse audit
The large majority of accredited registrars failed an abuse-related audit at the first pass, according to ICANN. The audit of 126 regis... - Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 14:17
More privacy headaches? UK to withdraw from GDPR
The UK is to craft its own privacy legislation, after Brexit enabled it to extricate itself from the EU’s General Data Protection... - Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 14:3
Bizarre redactions in Pirate Bay founder’s ICANN registrar ban
ICANN has finally published a complaint from Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, who has been banned from owning an accredited registrar, b... - Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 13:45

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