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Afilias Chairman Appointed to Domain Name Association Board

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the appointment of the Chairman of the Afilias Board of Directors, Philipp Grabensee, to the board of the Domain Name Association (DNA). more»

DotConnectAfrica Statement Regarding NTIA's Intent to Transition Key Internet Domain Name Function

The NTIA's responsibility includes the procedural role of administering changes to the authoritative root zone file - the database containing the lists of names and addresses of all top-level domains - as well as serving as the historic steward of the DNS. more»

Afilias Joins Internet Technical Leaders in Welcoming IANA Globalization Progress

Afilias today announced its support for the statements by the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC and W3C) regarding the announcement by the U.S. government of the suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract. more»

DotConnectAfrica Trust Takes Its Case With ICANN to Independent Review Process (IRP) Panel

On Jan. 10, 2014, DCA Trust submitted an Amended Notice of Independent Review Process ("IRP") to the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). DCA Trust sent its Notice of IRP in October 2013. more»

2013: A Year in Review, End of Year Message from DotConnectAfrica

As 2013 draws to a close it is worth looking back at where we have been and consider what 2014 will bring. As usual for DCA, it has been a year of intense activity to ensure that our promise to Africa stands. more»

TLDH Announces Sales Channel and gTLD Portfolio Update

Top Level Domain Holdings (AIM: TLDH) today announced the following updates on further development of its sales channels to consumers, Minds + Machines' OPEN Priority Reservation program, and progress within its portfolio of gTLDs. more»

Go-Live Schedule for Dot Chinese Online & Dot Chinese Website TLDs Announced

IDNs in the Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) top level domains (TLDs) will be introduced to the global internet according to ICANN rules, beginning on January 17, 2014. ICANN is the world's governing body for domain names. more»

DotConnectAfrica Trust Attends ICANN 48 International Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina

DotConnectAfrica delegates were among more than 1,700 people from around the world that attended the just concluded ICANN 48 International Meeting that took place in Buenos Aires Argentina from November 17, 2013 to November 21, 2013. more»

TLDH Group Signs 6 New Top-Level Domain Contracts With ICANN

Top Level Domain Holdings (AIM:TLDH) has signed contracts with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") for five new top-level domains (gTLDs) wholly-owned by the Company: .horse, .cooking, .casa, .fishing, and .budapest. more»

SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Buenos Aires

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc. and ICANNWiki, brings you video blogs and updates from ICANN 48 in Buenos Aires, Argentina (17-21 November 2013). more»