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Noteworthy

 Some folks have already asked me if DNSSEC could have prevented Twitter.com traffic from being hijacked. In this case, the answer is, "No".

 The fact that lack of e-mail support could inhibit the adoption of IDNs is a problem Afilias has addressed with a newly developed IDN E-Mail software.

Registry Services / Industry Updates

ICANN Business Constituency Elects Elisa Cooper of MarkMonitor as Chair

The mission of the BC is to ensure that ICANN policy positions are consistent with the development of an Internet that promotes confidence because it is a safe place to conduct business, is competitive in the supply of registry and registrar and related services, and is stable, secure and reliable. more»

ICANN's Registry Audits Begin Next Week. Are You Prepared?

New Top-Level Domain (TLD) operators should be on alert next Monday 23 March when ICANN will formally notify the Registries it has selected to form part of this year's contractual compliance audit program. more»

.study & .courses to Launch with Support of ARI Registry Services

ARI Registry Services has signed a 10 year agreement with Open Universities Australia, the owner for the .study and .courses new Top-Level Domains (TLDs), for strategic consultancy and operational management of the two namespaces. more»

ARI Registry Services Expands Middle East & Africa Operations

ARI Registry Services announces the opening of a new office in Dubai to reaffirm the company's position as the region's premier provider of Internet infrastructure and consulting services. more»

Radix Assumes Full Ownership of .online

Radix has reached an agreement with auction partners Tucows and Namecheap to assume full ownership and operation of the .online TLD... the .online extension has been amongst the top most pre-registered names across registrars. more»

New .VOTE and .VOTO Domains Now Available

Monolith Registry, a venture backed by global registry services provider Afilias, announced today that registration is now open to the public for two new generic top-level domains: "dot VOTE" or .VOTE, and its Spanish/Italian/Portuguese counterpart "dot VOTO" or .VOTO. more»

New .LGBT Domain Sunrise Period Begins

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the beginning of the one-month "sunrise" period for the top-level domain (TLD) dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community: dot LGBT or .LGBT. more»

Minds + Machines in 2014 and 2015

On January 1, 2014, Minds + Machines was trading at 14p. As of yesterday our share price was 7p. You might conclude from this that our company has declined by a factor of two. But from our perspective, exactly the opposite has happened. Why the disconnect? more»

DNW Podcast Interview with Antony Van Couvering

Antony Van Couvering, founder and CEO of Minds + Machines was recently interviewed by DNW's Andrew Allemann discussing new Top-Level Domains. more»

TLD Registry and Right of the Dot Establish a Domain Name Industry "Dream Team"

TLD Registry Ltd, the world's leading Internationalized Domain Name "New gTLD" registry, announced a partnership agreement with the influential Internet advising and consulting firm, Right of the Dot, LLC (ROTD). more»