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New CEO to step into the lion’s den at auDA

Australian ccTLD manager auDA has named its next CEO: Rosemary Sinclair, current CEO of Energy Consumers Australia. She’ll join the organization in March, about nine months after the last guy, Cameron Boardman, quit after enduring three years of ...
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Now PIR rubbishes .org “downtime” claims

Two of Public Interest Registry’s top geeks have come out swinging against recent claims that .org will suffer days of downtime if PIR is acquired by Ethos Capital. Chief technology officer Joe Abley and Susanne Woolf, senior director of technolo...
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Q3 industry growth driven by .tk, .com and .icu

The domain name industry grew by 5.1 million names in the third quarter, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief from Verisign. September ended with 359.8 million names across the board, the DNIB (pdf) shows. Half of the growth came from Tok...
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