Facebook is trying to shift the responsibility to domain name registrars to take an active policing role, according to a Brisbane-based intellectual property and domain name lawyer Sandy Zhang, commenting on Facebook’s lawsuit against an American name registrar Namecheap and its proxy service Whoisguard.
Russia has hinted that it may build its own domain name system by August next year, citing US control of the current infrastructure as the reason for doing so.
A scheduled cryptographic key change for DNSSEC has been delayed, partly because of a software issue.
For the first time ever, ICANN is changing the cryptographic keys that secure DNS. ISPs must ensure their software is up-to-date or risk their customers being unable to reach any site on the Internet.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has submitted a plan to the US Government designed to lead to global ownership of key technical Internet functions associated with domain names.
The Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, Göran Marby, has been named the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The Indian Government has thrown its support behind a new multistakeholder model of Internet governance at this week’s meeting of the not-for-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Domain-joined Windows clients (Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and RT) and servers (2003 to 2012) had a root-level, remotely exploitable vulnerability discovered in January 2014 but is now patched.
The US Commerce Secretary has pledged support for a ‘free and open’ Internet.
One of Australia's leading universities has become the first globally recognised organisation to be delegated a brand Top-Level Domain (TLD) by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Internet’s global governing body.
The Internet domain game got a new player today as .Club Domains, LLC has won the rights to all .CLUB domain names.
The first 27 of 1898 new global Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) to join the likes of .com, .net and .au live on the Internet have been released by ICANN.
A report published by Melbourne IT's digital brand services unit provides ammunition for those who suspect the expansion in the number of top level domains (TLDs) benefits the domain name industry rather than the Internet community as a whole.
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) has held its lottery draw for 1,930 new sponsored global top level domains (gTLDs).
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) will draw 1900 new sponsored top level domains (TLDs) in a “prioritisation draw”, Tuesday Australian time.
The opening up of the global top level domain (gTLD) space could be a boon for scammers and a major headache for well known brands that must protect their online identity from spurious lookalikes created with malicious intent.
The US Government has awarded ICANN a new contract to manage the Internet, ending six months of uncertainty after it refused to renew the previous contract, instead opting to give ICANN only a six month extension.
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