Non-Profits Object Removal of .org Price Caps in a Joint Letter to ICANN

A group of non-profit organizations has opposed the removal of price caps in the .org Registry Agreement. In a joint letter sent to ICANN on Monday, The group that comprises NPR, YMCA, C-SPAN, National Geographic Society, AARP, The Conservation Fund, Oceana, and National Trust for Historic Preservation says they are disappointed and concerned that ICANN …

Australians lost almost half a billion dollars to cryptocurrency scams

Almost half a billion dollars were lost by Australians due to scams in 2018, according to an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report released on Monday. The report stated that the ACCC-controlled Scamwatch and other government agencies received over 378,000 scam reports in 2018, with the total combined losses from scams exceeding AU$489 million …

Terrible idea: Facebook asks some new users for passwords to emails for verification

Facebook could be practicing the worst ever user-verification methods that could jeorpadize the security of its users. Generally, social media or any other online service asks users to confirm a secret code or a unique URL sent to the email address they provided for the account registration. However, Facebook has been found asking some newly-registered …