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Supreme Court allows fight for .nu to proceed

A lawsuit fighting for control of the .nu ccTLD can go ahead, the Supreme Court of Sweden has ruled. The court confirmed last week that the Government of Niue has standing to sue, despite a lower court ruling in favor of .nu registry IIS’s claims to the contrary two years ago. The ruling means the […]

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Thousands of domains hit by downtime after DNSSEC error

Sweden saw thousands of domains go down for hours on Friday, after DNSSEC errors were introduced to the .se zone file. Local ccTLD registry IIS said in a statement that around 8,000 domains had a “technical difficulty” that started around 1530 local time and lasted around seven hours: On the afternoon of 4/2, a problem […]

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Island demands return of its “naked” ccTLD

The Pacific island nation of Niue is loudly demanding that ICANN hand over control of its ccTLD, .nu, after two decades of bitter argument. The government has taken the highly unusual move of filing a redelegation request with ICANN’s IANA unit p...
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$3.2 million-a-year registrar up for grabs

Swedish ccTLD registry IIS is to sell off its registrar business, .SE Direkt, which is expected to be bring in some $3.2 million in revenue this year. The foundation said today that .SE Direkt has 121,836 .se domains under management and 66,819 custome...
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