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Internet To Leave US Control

While it is designed to be independent, avoiding control from any country of government the internet is a little bit different from that dream. Sadly, like with any large ...

January 23, 2016 at 2:00 am by

The Pirate Bay Applies for .PIRATE Domain Name Registry

As a response to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) applying pressure on the domain name industry, ...

April 1, 2015 at 10:58 pm by

Shorter .UK Domain Names To Launch In 2014

It seems that 2014 will be the year of new domain names, with seemingly dozens of new iterations becoming available. The most recently announced behind the new .UK domain ...

November 21, 2013 at 10:09 am by

London To Be Awarded .london Domain Name

Starting in spring new year, businesses, individuals and organisations based in London will be able to apply for the new .london domain suffix. The Internet Corporation for ...

November 16, 2013 at 10:00 pm by

GoDaddy Reveals New Generic Top-Level Domains .MENU, .BUILD and More

ICANN has been going through a lengthy and expensive process of opening up new top level domains (TLDs) for websites and the fruits of all those developments and negotiations ...

November 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm by

The US Is Rapidly Losing Control Of The Internet

At a recent summit in Uruguay, all of the major internet organisations made a pledge to free themselves of US government influence. This includes the directors of ICANN, the ...

October 12, 2013 at 7:50 pm by

ICANN Refuses Google Dotless Search Domain

ICANN have decided that Google’s request for the dotless top level domain (TLD) “search” has been rejected. In fact their report stated no one should get ...

August 18, 2013 at 10:54 am by

Facebook Wins 105 Domains and $2.8 Million Damages From “Typosquatters”

It isn’t an uncommon thing for something to fall victim to “typosquatters”, you are just going about your daily business, doing a tactical Facebook check ...

May 1, 2013 at 10:54 pm by

Book Publishers Dispute Amazon Owning .book Domains

The consultation process with ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) for the new selection of Top Level Domains (TLDs) has progressed into an all out ...

March 13, 2013 at 9:25 pm by


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