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CircleID's Top Ten Posts of 2012

Here are the top ten most popular news, blogs, and industry updates featured on CircleID during 2012 based on the overall readership of the posts for the past 12 months. Congratulations to all the participants whose posts reached top readership and best wishes to the entire community for 2013.

Top Ten Featured Blogs from the community in 2012:

#1Paul VixieDNS Changerby Paul Vixie | Mar 27, 2012 | Viewed 66,094 times
#2Konstantinos KomaitisTrademarking .generics - the .bank Fiasco!by Konstantinos Komaitis | Jan 18, 2012 | Viewed 17,124 times
#3Paul VixieRefusing REFUSEDby Paul Vixie | Jan 11, 2012 | Viewed 11,860 times
#4Philip S CorwinMegaBust's MegaQuestions Cloud the Net's Futureby Philip S Corwin | Feb 13, 2012 | Viewed 10,430 times
#5Terry ZinkAnonymous Plans to Go After DNS Root Servers. What Will Be the US's Response?by Terry Zink | Feb 15, 2012 | Viewed 9,813 times
#6Naseem JavedWhy the Dot Com Kingdom Will Continue to Rule Post New gTLDsby Naseem Javed | Jul 24, 2012 | Viewed 9,771 times
#7Garth BruenFake Bank Site, Fake Registrarby Garth Bruen | Mar 27, 2012 | Viewed 8,977 times
#8Wout de NatrisWhy Vint Cerf is Wrongby Wout de Natris | Nov 21, 2012 | Viewed 8,891 times
#9Paul DiazInternet Governance and the Public Interestby Paul Diaz | Mar 19, 2012 | Viewed 8,384 times
#10Chris GrundemannIPv6 Subnetting - The Paradigm Shiftby Chris Grundemann | Jul 19, 2012 | Viewed 8,380 times

Top 10 News in 2012:

#1CircleID ReporterISPs Are Not Broadcasters, Says Supreme Court of CanadaFeb 10, 2012 | Viewed 35,128 times
#2CircleID ReporterIran Blocks HTTPS, 30 Million Reported Losing Email AccessFeb 11, 2012 | Viewed 11,016 times
#3CircleID ReporterVint Cerf: The Launch of a New Larger InternetJun 05, 2012 | Viewed 8,257 times
#4CircleID ReporterThe Digital Marketing & gTLD Strategy Congress Announces Keynote, Speakers, Initial PartnershipsJan 08, 2013 | Viewed 7,841 times
#5CircleID ReporterAkamai Reports 460 Times Increase in IPv6 Requests Over Its Platform Since Last YearOct 22, 2012 | Viewed 6,976 times
#6CircleID ReporterSaudi Arabia Objects to Certain Proposed New gTLD Strings Such as .Gay and .WineAug 15, 2012 | Viewed 6,764 times
#7CircleID ReporterDepartment of Commerce Cancels IANA Contract RFPMar 09, 2012 | Viewed 6,343 times
#8CircleID ReporterSPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in TorontoOct 17, 2012 | Viewed 5,802 times
#9CircleID ReporterMost U.S. Agencies Expected to Miss IPv6 DeadlineSep 28, 2012 | Viewed 5,411 times
#10CircleID ReporterWebsites Go Dark Protesting SOPA and PIPA, Senators Change CourseJan 18, 2012 | Viewed 5,299 times

Top 10 Industry News in 2012 (sponsored posts):

#1MarkMonitorMarkMonitor Offers New gTLD Application Databaseby MarkMonitor | Jun 15, 2012 | Viewed 6,992 times
#2DotConnectAfricaDotConnectAfrica Participates in ICANN-45 Toronto, Unveils New IBCA Initiative at ICANN Public Forumby DotConnectAfrica | Oct 23, 2012 | Viewed 6,822 times
#3AfiliasICANN 45: New gTLDs Not Far Away Nowby Afilias | Oct 25, 2012 | Viewed 5,676 times
#4MarkMonitorMarkMonitor to Exhibit at Internet Tech Policy Exhibition and Reception to be Held on Capitol Hillby MarkMonitor | Jan 24, 2012 | Viewed 5,355 times
#5CentralNicCentralNic and REG.RU Confirm Strategic Partnershipby CentralNic | Jul 30, 2012 | Viewed 5,244 times
#6MarkMonitorMarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report, Q4 2011by MarkMonitor | Feb 17, 2012 | Viewed 5,037 times
#7AfiliasAfilias Participates in Global Test of Multilingual IDN Emailby Afilias | Jun 28, 2012 | Viewed 4,857 times
#8NominumImplementing a Cyber-Security Code of Conduct: Real-Life Lessons From Australia (Webinar)by Nominum | Apr 30, 2012 | Viewed 4,665 times
#9MarkMonitorTop-Level Domain Survey Findings Not Surprising, But Still Concerningby MarkMonitor | Sep 05, 2012 | Viewed 4,509 times
#10PIRPublic Interest Registry Releases Results of Bi-Annual Domain Name Reportby PIR | Aug 14, 2012 | Viewed 4,462 times

Additionally, you can also check the leaderboards for CircleID's overall top 100 community and industry participants.

By CircleID Reporter

Related topics: Access Providers, Broadband, Censorship, Cloud Computing, Cyberattack, Cybercrime, DDoS, DNS, DNS Security, Domain Names, Registry Services, ICANN, Internet Governance, IP Addressing, IPv6, Law, Malware, Mobile, Policy & Regulation, Privacy, Security, Telecom, Top-Level Domains, Web

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