Domain Management

Domain Management / Industry Updates

Why the Record Number of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking UDRP Filings in 2016?

By replacing the core criterion of the Policy with repurposed language found elsewhere, panelists inadvertently encourage Complainant companies to attempt to misuse the UDRP to steal domains that were registered long before those companies and associated product trademarks came into existence. more

Domain Management Handbook from MarkMonitor

At MarkMonitor, we understand that managing an international domain portfolio is an increasingly complex undertaking in an ever-changing environment. We created a handbook of industry best practices for Domain Administrators as a reference guide for daily use. more

Best Practices from Verizon - Proactively Mitigating Emerging Fraudulent Activities

On Wednesday, February 24, we hosted a webinar - Best Practices from Verizon, Proactively Mitigating Emerging Fraudulent Activities - with Patrick Flaherty, Assistant General Counsel for Marketing, IP & New Media Law & Policy at Verizon. more

Verisign iDefense 2015 Cyber-Threats and Trends

Here is an overview of the key cyber security trends we expect to see in 2015. The majority of this year's threats and trends reflect research on iDefense's core focus areas of cyber-crime, cyber espionage and hacktivism. more

New gTLDs and Best Practices for Domain Management Policies (Video)

Understand best practices for securing your domain names in light of the introduction of new top-level domains by ICANN. more

.pw - The First TLD to Adopt the Uniform Rapid Suspension Rights Protection Mechanism

The .pw Registry is pleased to announce its adoption of ICANN's latest rights protection mechanism, the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS). By doing so, the .pw Registry becomes the first TLD to adopt the newest rights protection mechanism from ICANN. more

Top-Level Domain Survey Findings Not Surprising, But Still Concerning

MarkMonitor recently completed a survey of our corporate client base in an effort to uncover important domain name trends relating to defensive domain name registrations, New gTLDs, and Whois accuracy. more

MarkMonitor Offers New gTLD Application Database

Brands can use the MarkMonitor gTLD Application Database to help identify applications that affect their intellectual property and how they conduct business on the Internet. The database offers easy searching of all publicly available application information such as gTLD, applicant name, contact information and application purpose. more

SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Costa Rica

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc. and ICANN Wiki bring you video blogs and updates from the 43rd ICANN meeting in San José, Costa Rica (11-16 March 2012). Stay tuned as we keep this page updated through out the meetings. more

Internet Grows to More Than 225 Million Domain Names in the Fourth Quarter of 2011

Nearly six million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2011, bringing the total number of registered domain names to more than 225 million worldwide across all domains, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief, published by VeriSign, Inc. more