ICANN

Request for Proposal: ICANN’s Technical Compliance Monitoring System

ICANNis seeking to identify a provider to develop and maintain a Technical Compliance Monitoring system. The Technical Compliance Monitoring system …

Internet

ICANN gives domain souks permission to tell it the answer to Whois privacy law debacle

Internet overlord ICANN has hit on an ingenious solution to the impending collision of the domain name system's Whois service and incoming European …

Privacy

EFF to ICANN's Registrars: Don't Pick Up the Censor's Pen

All this week, EFF is at the annual general meeting of ICANN, the global multi-stakeholder regulatory authority for Internet domain names and IP …

Daily Stormer

EFF to ICANN's Registries: Don't Pick Up the Censor's Pen

This week EFF is in Abu Dhabi to deliver a message to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and to its contracted domain …

Daily Stormer

Whois? No, Whowas: Incoming Euro privacy rules torpedo domain registration system

Internet policy wonks scramble over GDPR<b>Analysis</b> The internet policy world is scrambling as one of the most critical and fiercely contested aspects …

Privacy

Cyber Week in Review: October 27, 2017

This week: Twitter blocks RT and Sputnik ads, debate at ICANN over WHOIS, and Bad Rabbit.<p>Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines …

Cybersecurity

The Internet Has A Kill Switch: A Globalist Mole Has His Finger On It.

Internet “Kill Switch” Globalist Mole Uncovered<p>Stephen D. Crocker has been enriching himself and his globalist cronies since the 1960’s<p>INVESTIGATE …

Internet

The Case of .Amazon and What It Means For ICANN

A rumble about the jungle.<p><i>Daniel Sepulveda served as U.S. Ambassador, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, and Coordinator for Communications and</i> …

International Relations

Internet Regulator Delays Key Security Feature Update Because of Lazy ISPs

Inattentive ISPs and technical faults have led the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to delay the KSK Rollover for next …

Information Security

Net 'not ready' for vital security update

<b>A plan to update the security around some of the net's core address books has been delayed.</b><p>Net administrative body Icann put its plans on hold after it emerged that some ISPs and large firms were not ready to make the change.<p>It feared that tens of millions would lose net access if the change went …

Internet

Internet-wide security update put on hold over fears 60 million people would be kicked offline

ICANN delays KSK rollover after new data derails plansA multi-year effort to update the internet's overall security has been put on hold just days …

Security

Net 'not ready' for vital security update

<b>A plan to update the security around some of the net's core address books has been delayed.</b><p>Net administrative body Icann put its plans on hold after it emerged that some ISPs and large firms were not ready to make the change.<p>It feared that tens of millions would lose net access if the change went …

DNS

Cyber Week in Review: September 29, 2017

This week: Russia's absence in Germany's election, Twitter under fire, China's cybersecurity law at the WTO, and Brazil's fight with Amazon over …

Cybersecurity

Dot-Amazon spat latest: Brazil tells ICANN to go fsck itself, only 'govts control the internet'

<b>Analysis</b> Battle to block Bezos from gTLD slams into big bizIn an effort to block Amazon from getting the top-level domain .amazon, Brazil may have …

Dilma Rousseff

Domains are power

Catalonia’s decision to fight for .cat is in keeping with a long history of domain politics on the internet.<p>A few years ago, I had this clever idea …

The Future

ICANN Postpones Scheduled DNS Crypto Key Rollover

ICANN, the overseer of the Internet’s namespace, announced this week that it was postponing a scheduled change to the cryptographic key that protects …

Information Security

The RIRs and ICANN: How we cooperate

Image courtesy ICANN<p>Last week’s community discussion at APNIC 44 about the recent ASO independent review report made me think about the relationship …

Will May 2018 be the death of Whois?

<b>Whois will change forever next year.</b>The future of Whois is blurry.On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) …

Privacy

How data can heal our oceans

We have collected more data on our oceans in the past two years than in the history of the planet.<p>There has been a proliferation of remote and near …

Big Data

Amazon may still get .amazon despite govt opposition – thanks to a classic ICANN cockup

<b>Special report</b> DNS king breaks own bylaws yet againAmazon may still get hold of its namesake top-level domain .amazon after an independent review …

Amazon Rainforest

Elon Musk Launches Mystery Website, X.com

Elon Musk just announced the launch of a new website, x.com. The billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX made the announcement on Twitter at 1:21am …

Elon Musk

Feedback scammers attempting to extort millions from 5,000 major companies

Can you trust that .feedback site really belongs to who you think it belongs?David Bisson reports.

Security

The Internet Is Actually Controlled By 14 People Who Hold 7 Secret Keys

This sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn't: The whole internet is controlled by seven actual, physical keys.<p>The Guardian's …

Internet

Africa's domain name market worth $52m

The African continent top-level domain name system address space consists of 54 top-level country code top-level domains.<p>The total annual value of …

Internet

Kenya leads Africa in domain market

High Internet penetration and the vibrancy of the .ke domain are among the factors that have seen Kenya ranked as the second most successful African …

Africa

Joburg Guide

Please Note: This guide is in no way comprehensive or an official ICANN guide.<p>Welcome to a best effort guide to Joburg, compiled by DNS Africa. ICANN …

The .feedback scam

Do you have feedback you'd like to give to Google, Facebook, StackOverflow, Inc., or Gandi? Now there's a website that will collect that feedback. …

Stack Overflow

Emoji in Domain Names Bad Idea Warns ICANN Security Advisory Group

Coca-Cola received a fair amount of press for using a number of emoji domains for its 2015 marketing campaign in Puerto Rico. And other companies …

Domain Names

IDI has been certified as an At-Large Structure by the ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee

Georgian non-governmental organization Internet Development Initiative is the first Georgian organization which has been certified as at -large …

Internet

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the backbone of the internet. Here’s how it all works.

The Domain Name System (DNS) is often referred to as the backbone of the internet. It’s run by many engineers and their organizations, it ultimately …

Internet