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.gov TLD quietly changes hands

The .gov TLD used exclusively by governmental entities in the US has quietly changed managers. On Friday, the IANA records for .gov changed from the General Services Administration to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. It was not une...
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Formerly massive drop-catcher faces ICANN probe

Pheenix, which used to operate a network of hundreds of accredited registrars, now faces potentially losing its last remaining accreditation, due to an ICANN probe. ICANN told the US-based company in a breach notice last week that it faces additional a...
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EFF rages as Ethos closes Donuts buy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks the acquisition of Donuts by “secretive” private equity group Ethos Capital represents a risk to free speech. The deal, which sees Ethos buy a controlling stake from fellow PE firm Abry Partners, cl...
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