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ICANN got hacked by crypto bots

ICANN had to take down its community wiki for several hours last week after it got hacked by crypto-currency miners. The bad guys got in via one of two “critical” vulnerabilities in Confluence, the wiki software that ICANN licences from Atl...
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David and Goliath? DotMusic confirms .music win

Cyprus based registry upstart DotMusic Ltd has confirmed that has secured the rights to the .music gTLD. Founder and CEO Constantinos Roussos tweeted the news overnight. Excited to announce that after more than a decade, DotMusic has prevailed and will...
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ICA to hold public update for domain owners

Domain investor advocacy group will make its next member call public. The Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a group that advocates for domain name owners, is holding a public webcast on Friday to update domain investors on policy issues. This is ICA’s first public call; previous updates have been for members only. The webcast is scheduled […]

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Looks like .music is finally on its way

The hard-fought battle for .music appears to be over. I’m not yet in a position to tell you which of the eight applicants for the new gTLD has been successful, but I can tell you some of those who were not. Two applicants have this week withdrawn...
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.Biz may lose price caps, too

Higher prices are on the way. ICANN has published its proposed contract extension with Neustar for .biz. It mirrors recently-published proposed contracts for .org and .info by removing price controls and adding Uniform Rapid Suspension, a quick form of UDRP. ICANN clearly wants to create uniformity between top level domain name contracts. It is basing […]

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