Mucho weirdness as Google “forgets” to renew major domain
Google has lost control of a key domain name, breaking millions of URLs used by its customers. It emerged today that the domain blogspo... - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 15:46
First deadbeat dot-brand ripped from the root
ICANN has terminated a dot-brand gTLD contract for non-payment of fees for the first time. The unlucky recipient of the termination not... - Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 15:31
Coronavirus helps .nl beat 6 million regs
Dutch ccTLD .nl passed the six-million-domains milestone recently due in part to a surge in registrations during coronavirus lockdown. ... - Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 14:44
NamesCon Online ticket prices and name change revealed
NamesCon has published the ticket price list for its upcoming virtual conference, and the first hit’s for free. Standard tickets ... - Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 14:30
GoDaddy domains doing just fine during pandemic, lays off hundreds anyway
GoDaddy has announced hundreds of lay-offs as part of a restructuring made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, but it says its domai... - Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 17:19
I was wrong, rejected “racist” web site didn’t go to Epik, the domain for a US-based right-wing news blog that was jettisoned from Network Solutions last week under a cloud of racism ... - Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:42
World’s most deluded new gTLD applicant makes coronavirus pitch
Indian new gTLD applicant Nameshop, which still refuses to accept defeat eight years after its application for .idn was rejected, has a... - Monday, June 29, 2020 - 17:55
Does ICANN have a race problem?
In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, pretty much every corporation and institution in the US, and many elsewhere, have felt the ... - Monday, June 29, 2020 - 17:1
As the world burns, ICANN gives its richest execs huge pay rises
ICANN has just given some of its highest-ranking and richest execs pay rises of up to 15%, even as the world stands on the brink of a g... - Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 22:36 is kicking out a racist web site. How long before it winds up at Epik?
An American news site for white nationalists says it’s been given its goose-stepping orders by unit Network Solutions, an... - Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 10:24
Over 660,000 “coronavirus” domains registered
There have been hundreds of thousands of domains that appear to refer to coronavirus registered since the start of the outbreak, but th... - Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 8:49
Watch three members of the ICANN community get assassinated
Three members of the ICANN community got killed by an assassin in a 2012 movie, now available on Amazon Prime, I inexplicably had never... - Monday, June 22, 2020 - 17:1
“Horrifying” Zoombombing attack on ICANN meeting, again
ICANN’s eleventh-hour decision to remove password requirements for ICANN 68 was proved wrong almost immediately after the meeting... - Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:47
Coronavirus is saving ICANN millions of your money, but will it use the cash wisely?
ICANN is saving millions this year due to the coronavirus-related shift to online-only public meetings. But it’s thinking about u... - Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 11:42
Half as many women apply for ICANN leadership jobs
This year’s ICANN Nominating Committee has released data showing a drop in the number of applicants for ICANN leadership position... - Friday, June 19, 2020 - 13:32

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