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Internet domain names in Indian languages soon

Work is on for nine Indian scripts – Bengali, Devanagari, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Tamil and Telugu.<p>Getting Internet domain …

Domain Names

Internet domain names in Indian scripts like Devanagari & Gujarati soon

At present website name with extension .bharat can be booked only in Devanagari script which has limited letters that are identified by internet …

Domain Names

Civil War in Yemen Begins to Divide Country’s Internet

The latest development in Yemen's long-running civil war is playing out in the global routing table. The country's Internet is now being partitioned …

War

Cyber Week in Review: August 10, 2018

This week: mobile blockchain voting, no word from Google on its China plans, and ICANN loses in a European court.<p>Here is a quick round-up of this …

International Relations

German Court Rejects ICANN Effort To Bypass GDPR

ICANN has failed in a third effort to win an injunction that would force domain registrar EPAG to provide personal information on domain owners …

Judiciary

Internet overseer ICANN loses a THIRD time in Whois GDPR legal war

US org told by German court its delusional claims in privacy rules battle are not credibleThe internet's domain names overlord has failed in a third …

Judiciary

Allstate is no longer in .GoodHands

<b>Company ditches .goodhands domain name.</b>Insurance company Allstate (NYSE:ALL) has informed (pdf) domain name overseer ICANN that it no longer wishes …

ICANN

ICANN Loses Yet Again In Its Quixotic Quest To Obtain A Special Exemption From The EU's GDPR

Back in May, we wrote about the bizarre attempt by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to exempt itself from the EU's new …

European Union

Ethereum (ETH) Technical Analysis: Ethereum (ETH) Enters the Seventh Month of A Correction

On a weekly basis, ETH is down 10 percent and this is contrary to the fundamentals that are overly supportive of Ethereum (ETH). Remember, not only …

Cryptocurrency

ICANN Loses Appeal to Force Domain Owner Data Collection

A German internet domain name seller doesn’t have to collect certain customer contact information for a public database of internet address owners, a …

Law

Ajay Data, first Indian in ICANN

Ajay Data has got a two-year term and will take up the position during ICANN 63 Meet in Spain in October 2018.<p>By: | Mumbai |<p>Happy Friendship Day …

Virat Kohli

Ethereum to Acquire Top-Level Domain Name With New Partnership

Ethereum has entered into an agreement with a provider of end-to-end domain services Minds + Machines Group Limited (MMX) that will let Ethereum Name …

Ethereum

Jaipur IT entrepreneur Ajay Data on world internet body

An IT entrepreneur from Jaipur Ajay Data has been appointed on the board of the Council for Country Code Name Support Organisation (ccNSO). He is be …

India News

The internet's very own Muslim ban continues: DNS overlord insists it can freeze dot-words

ICANN holds .islam, .halal in limbo despite losing caseInternet overseer ICANN has insisted it has the authority to maintain a six-year online Muslim …

Muslim Ban

7 Tips to Look Fore Before Selecting a Domain Registrar | Times Square Chronicles

7 Tips to Look Fore Before Selecting a Domain Registrar<p>Is it tough task to find the right domain registrar especially when there are unlimited …

Freebies

Wix.com obtains ICANN accreditation — bad news for Web.com?

Web site building tools provider Wix.com has got itself an ICANN accreditation, potentially bad news for current partner Web.com. The Nasdaq-listed, …

Financial Regulation

Tech Companies Urge Keeping Internet Oversight at ICANN (1) (1)

The Trump administration could face stiff technology industry resistance if it proceeds with an effort to regain oversight of technical internet …

Law

Sextortion email scam aims to blackmail users with illicit webcam footage

Last week, US firm ICANN’s data collection policy was criticised in German court under new GDPR compliance rules. The furore centred around ICANN’s …

Personal Information

ICANN Issues Notice of Breach of Registry Agreement to .Pharmacy TLD Operator

<b>The National Association of Board of Pharmacy ("NABP"), the operator of the .Pharmacy top-level domain is in breach of its Registry Agreement with</b> …

ICANN

ICANN incurs the wrath of EU data regulators under GDPR rules

GDPR has been in force for more than a month now, and many companies and organisations are still working their way up to full compliance. One such …

Personal Data

German court rejects ICANN's request to compel domain registrar EPAG to collect contact information for WHOIS, as it would violate GDPR

Judiciary

Four more dot-brands call it quits

Four more dot-brand gTLDs are to disappear after their operators decided they don’t want them any more. These are the latest victims of the voluntary …

Equinor

German Court Issues First GDPR Ruling

Article BySheila A. MillarTracy P. MarshallKeller and Heckman LLPPublicationsIn the first decision (available in German only) applying the General …

ICANN't get no respect: Europe throws Whois privacy plan in the trash

Clueless DNS overseer sees lazy efforts torn apart – againEuropean data regulators have torn up the latest proposal by internet overseer ICANN over …

Privacy

EU Data Chair Weighs In Against ICANN

The head of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has come out against ICANN’s attempt to force a domain registrar to submit personal data on …

Email Marketing

Internationalized domain names create phishing risks: Here's a solution

When ICANN introduced domain names that can use non-ASCII characters, it created opportunities for phishers. Here's how that can be overcome.<p>When …

Domain Names

Rampant spam, falling registrations show new gTLDs have limited business value

Studies indicate malicious actors are disproportionately using cheap new gTLDs, though overall registrations have fallen 20% over the last year.<p>Since …

Pay Per Click

Round Two: ICANN Appeals German Court Ruling On Whois

ICANN has appealed the German court ruling that EPAG Domain Services gmbH, a domain registrar, cannot collect names, email addresses and other data …

Email Marketing

IDG Contributor Network: ICANN’s Whois service faces GDPR compliance challenges

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect on May 25. Daniel Solove speaks for many when he described it as the most …

Data Protection

Top 10 Top-Level Domains That Caused Controversies

Years ago, we were limited to visiting websites with just 22 top-level domains (TLDs) like .com, .net, and .org and country code TLDs like .co.uk and …

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