Papac named interim ICANN Ombudsman  1170
ICANN has appointed Krista Papac as interim Ombudsman, following the resignation of Herb Waye earlier this year. Papac is currently the... - Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - 9:11
Nominet takes over Bounty mutineers’ ccTLD  1979
Nominet has taken over management of the Pitcairn Islands’ ccTLD, .pn, judging by its web site and IANA records updated this week... - Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 14:33
.tube registry claims victory in linkification fight  1534
Latin American Telecom, the company that runs the .tube gTLD, has claimed victory in its fight to get popular social media apps to R... - Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 13:46
Ancient registrar gets ICANN breach notice over UDRP  6036
A thirty-year-old registrar — practically prehistoric by internet standards — has been hit with an ICANN breach notice afte... - Monday, September 25, 2023 - 12:8
ICANN is starting to auto-renew new gTLD contracts  2680
Almost 10 years have passed since ICANN delegated its first 2012-round new gTLDs and the Org has started to auto-renew their contracts.... - Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 14:50
Freenom hit by FIFTH ICANN action after litany of screw-ups  1996
Is time up for Freenom? After being sued by Facebook and losing its contracts to operate ccTLDs for at least two countries, now it also... - Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 12:44
Second DNSSEC screw-up takes down Aussie web sites  486
.au domains failed to resolve for many internet users for almost an hour on Monday, after the registry operator messed up a DNSSEC upda... - Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 8:2
Nominet adds handcuffs clause to proposed new Articles  773
Nominet wants to add a new clause to its foundational Articles of Association that would prevent it adventuring into non-domain busines... - Monday, September 18, 2023 - 13:29
Single/plural gTLD combos to be UNBANNED  717
It’s looking like ICANN won’t ban companies from applying for plural versions of existing singular gTLDs, and vice-versa, a... - Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 11:30
ICANN rejects a whole bunch of new gTLD policy stuff  616
ICANN has delivered some bad news for dot-brands, applicants from poorer countries, and others, at the weekend rejecting several items ... - Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 11:2
Volkswagen ditches its dot-brand  1135
Another major car-maker has thrown in the towel on its key dot-brand gTLD. This time it’s Volkswagen. Referring to .volkswagen, t... - Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 11:52
Radix looking for a back-end  1085
Radix is looking for a back-end registry services provider, possibly ending its 10-year relationship with CentralNic (now Team Internet... - Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 11:36
Is this why WhatsApp hates some TLDs but not others?  1152
Developers of major pieces of internet software, including the world’s most-popular messaging app, may be relying on seriously ou... - Monday, September 11, 2023 - 11:25
Blockchain domain firm raises $2.5 million  513
Switzerland-based startup Freename said it has secured $2.5 million in seed funding to pursue its ambitions in blockchain-based domain ... - Monday, September 11, 2023 - 7:46
Verisign: 1.7 million domain industry growth in Q2  1046
The DNS grew by 1.7 million domains in the second quarter, according to Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief. The quarter... - Friday, September 8, 2023 - 13:50

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