Baltic Domain Days to be Held in Riga, Latvia

InternetNews.me: The Latvian city of Riga will play host to the first edition of “Baltic Domain Days” next month. The event will run over two days and is being organised in association with the .lv ccTLD registry, ICANN and the .ee and .lt...
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Ethical enforcement in an expanding online world

Since the new gTLD programme launched in 2012, companies have had to become more selective about which domain name extensions they choose to register or monitor. In 2016 there were 1,300-plus new gTLDs available for registration, including open (eg, '.actor' or '.photo'), restricted (eg, '.army' ...
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Fox secures domain name in UDRP dispute

Twentieth Century Fox has secured foxgroup-okta.com in a UDRP dispute at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum. Fox owns a password-protected website for its employees through its cloud-computing vendor Okta, using fox.okta.com. According to Fox, th...
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NEM: High-Performance Blockchain Architecture

One such project is New Economy Movement (NEM), which is building a platform called the “Smart Asset System” that allows developers to create custom assets through direct API access to a specialized set of tested and ... A Namespace starts with a uniqu...
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Chair’s Blog: Our Sympathies

ICANN Blog: Our community has sustained a tragic loss. It is with great sadness that I offer condolences on behalf of the ICANN Board on the passing of Stéphane Van Gelder. Stéphane was an active member of the ICANN community for many years...
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IBM Patches Another BIND Flaw In IBM i

The flaw, which was first discovered in January, carries a CVSS Base Score of 7.5 on a scale of one to 10. BIND is the most widely used Domain Name System (DNS) software on the Internet. IBM uses the open source version of BIND, developed and distribut...
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