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ICANN flips off governments over Whois privacy

ICANN has formally extended its middle finger to its Governmental Advisory Committee for only the third time, telling the GAC that it cannot comply with its advice on Whois privacy. It’s triggered a clause in its bylaws used to force both parties...
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#Domainer comics : #ICANN61 in pictures

ICANN61 is ongoing in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico. While some reported challenges at the event are only true in a parallel universe, those attending the ICANN gathering, surely have their personal viewpoints to share. Take GDPR, for example. The Ge...
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Afilias gets contract for Puerto Rico’s .PR domain

This is how we do it down in Puerto Rico. Domain name registry services provider Afilias has won a contract to operate the backend registry for Puerto Rico’s .PR top level domain name. The transition to Afilias was completed yesterday. .PR is unrestricted and has been pitched as a good extension for Public Relations firms. […]

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ICANN 61 in San Juan, Puerto Rico : Will they have power?

The devastation that hurricane Maria brought to Puerto Rico is immense, and currently only 10% of the island has power. Millions of Puerto Ricans in San Juan and elsewhere depend on food rations to survive. Domain investors living in Puerto Rico, such as Rick Latona, are grateful to have escaped the hurricane’s wrath. Progress is […]

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