Dropbox not hacked, just stupid

Despite reports over the weekend claiming that Dropbox was hacked, the company has today released a post-mortem of its downtime, with the blame falling onto its update and database infrastructure. The company said that the weekend’s outage was due to a bug within an update script reinstalling a number of machines containing production traffic for …

The GAC Advices on New gTLD Applications Including Closed Generics

The Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) met in Beijing during the week of 4 April 2013. Sixty-one (61) GAC Members participated in the meetings and (8) Observers.   The GAC has reached consensus on GAC Objection Advice according to Module 3.1 part I of the Applicant …