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Afilias Joins Global Encryption Coalition to Promote Internet Security

Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, today announced that it has joined the Global Encryption Coalition (globalencryption.org). The Global Encryption Coalition promotes and defends the use of strong encryption for everyone. By joining the coalition, Afilias has joined forces with over 50 civil society organizations, industry associations, and companies to defend encryption that helps protect everyone on the internet. more

The High Cost Of Privacy In A Post-GDPR World

It has officially been over a year since the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect and in that time, we've come to see both the benefits, and the very serious drawbacks of this program. more

Afilias Endorses Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace Final Report at Paris Peace Forum

The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) has presented its "Advancing Cyberstability" report at the Paris Peace Forum. The report is the culmination of the Commission's multi-stakeholder efforts over the past three years to offer – at a critical juncture in the future of cyberspace – a framework for cyber stability, norms of cyber-behavior for state and non-state actors, and recommendations for enhancing stability. more

Neustar and usTLD Stakeholder Council to Hold .US Town Hall Live Webcast

Join Neustar's town hall meeting and help shape the future of .US. Neustar, a leading provider of registry services, is hosting a live town hall forum to discuss the United States' country code Top-Level Domain, .US. It's a can't-miss event for anyone interested in the future of .US. more

Afilias Thanks Desiree Miloshevic for 12 Years of Service to ISOC

Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, today thanks Desiree Z. Miloshevic for her leadership and service to the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society. more

101domain Launches MMX & ICM Registry's New AdultBlock Service

101domain, the domain registrar known for carrying the largest selection of top-level domains in the industry, is expanding their brand protection offering with a new domain blocking service from MMX's ICM Registry. AdultBlock and AdultBlock+ is a solution to reduce cybersquatting and abuse in the adult digital landscape. more

Afilias Joins Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace

The GCSC, setup in 2017, helps to promote the peaceful use of cyberspace to facilitate economic growth and the expansion of individual freedoms. more

Melinda Clem Named i2Coalition Chair Elect for 2019

The i2Coalition has announced the results of its 2019 elections for the Board of Directors and Board leadership roles. As previously planned, current i2Coalition Chair Elect, Cheval Capital President Frank Stiff, will replace outgoing Board Chair Michele Neylon and serve as i2Coalition's Board Chair for 2019. more

i2Coalition Releases Statement On Australian Encryption Law Passing

On December 6th, the Australian Internet Parliament formally passed the "Assistance and Access Bill." This package includes a series of provisions which require tech firms to help the country's security agencies bypass encrypted communications in their systems. more

Neustar and usTLD Stakeholder Council to Hold .US Town Hall Live Webcast

The Town Hall will provide an opportunity for the community to hear from the .US team on the 2018 developments and for community discussions on how to build and grow the .US domain to meet the demands of the future. more