ICANN name servers come under attack
ICANN’s primary name servers came under a distributed denial of service attack, the Org said earlier this week. The incident appe... - Friday, April 30, 2021 - 4:1
NamesCon will be virtual again this year, and more expensive
The popular NamesCon conference has scrapped its plan to return to in-person events this year, and will instead host another virtual co... - Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 13:11
Net4 nightmare almost over as court rules ICANN can shut down chaotic registrar
ICANN is finally moving to shut down Net 4 India’s gTLD domains business, after months of upheaval and thousands of customer comp... - Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 5:14
IWF finds 3,401 “commercial” child porn domains
The Internet Watch Foundation last year found child sexual abuse material on 3,401 domains that it says appeared to be commercial sites... - Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 16:42
Price caps on .org could return, panel rules
ICANN could be forced to reimpose price caps on .org, .biz and .info domains, an Independent Review Process panel has ruled. The panel ... - Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 8:16
DNS genius and ICANN key-holder Dan Kaminsky dies at 42
Security researcher Dan Kaminsky, best known for uncovering the so-called “Kaminsky Bug” DNS vulnerability, has reportedly ... - Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 6:4
.gov TLD quietly changes hands
The .gov TLD used exclusively by governmental entities in the US has quietly changed managers. On Friday, the IANA records for .gov cha... - Monday, April 26, 2021 - 8:43
ICANN asks registries to freeze Net 4 India’s expired domains
ICANN has asked its all domain registries to exempt from deletion expired names registered via collapsed Indian registrar Net 4 India. ... - Monday, April 26, 2021 - 8:27
UNR cuts $5.2 million from price of new gTLD portfolio
UNR has reduced the opening bids on almost all of the gTLDs it plans to auction off later in the week, to the tune of a whopping $5.2 m... - Monday, April 26, 2021 - 7:29
Formerly massive drop-catcher faces ICANN probe
Pheenix, which used to operate a network of hundreds of accredited registrars, now faces potentially losing its last remaining accredit... - Monday, April 26, 2021 - 3:21
Verisign expects huge domain growth in 2021
Verisign tonight significantly upgraded its estimate of how many .com and .net domains it expects to sell this year, citing an improvin... - Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 17:6
Decision on $135 million .web auction expected in weeks
ICANN, Verisign, Donuts, and the other applicants for .web will find out who gets the control the fiercely contested gTLD by the first ... - Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 16:45
Net4’s “complete breakdown” is bringing India to a screeching halt, and ICANN could have prevente...
Domains belonging to hospitals, power grids, public transit services, banks, and other critical services have gone offline due to the c... - Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 12:57 publishes transfer auth codes for thousands of domains in latest .sucks pimpage, which is quickly emerging as one of the world’s most prominent organized cybersquatting projects, has a novel n... - Monday, April 19, 2021 - 18:36
Kiwis finally making the switch to EPP with Canadian deal
InternetNZ has picked the winner in its registry replacement project RFP, which will see it switch the entire .nz back-end to the indus... - Monday, April 19, 2021 - 17:10

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