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Google publishes their TLD registry software: Nomulus

Google announced this morning that they are releasing their TLD registry platform, Nomulus, which is written in Java, under an Apache 2.0 license. The company uses the software to run their own registry for their TLDs. Portfolio TLD applicant Donuts has partnered with Google and contributed to the source code – they will also be […]
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ICANN systems compromised through phishing attack

A number of ICANN’s staff email accounts have been compromised by a phishing attack, which lead to administrative passwords to other systems being exposed as well, as Necraft reports. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has fallen victim to a phishing attack which resulted in the attackers gaining administrative access to some […]
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DomainFest will be part of NamesCon 2015 in Las Vegas

A change on the Namescon Agenda lead The Domains to ask if NamesCon had bought out domainFEST – well, here’s the official press Release and reply. DomainFest becomes the first day of the conference geared towards newcomers. If you read the text on the updated DomainFest website, it appears that there’s a plan to carry […]
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Europol seizes 292 domains for counterfeit goods on Cyber Monday

The European law agency Europol has seized 292 domain names in cooperation with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and 25 law enforcement agencies from 19 countries. The sites were allegedly used to sell counterfeit merchandise, such as sportswear, electronics, pharmaceuticals, but also movies and music. Countries involved were: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Colombia, Croatia, […]
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The week in Domains (Week 49/2014)

"The week in domains" summarizes the domain name industry news on a weekly basis. Today with a daily sales recap, upcoming new gTLD launches, ranking of new gTLDs, .MLS, premium domains for .CYMRU and .WALES, 3 stolen domains, seized domains and more...
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