ICANN picks Paul Mockapetris as Senior Security Advisor to Generic Domains Division

ICANN has announced that Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS), has agreed to serve as Senior Security Advisor to the Generic Domains Division and its President, Akram Atallah. “The Domain Name System has met the needs of the Internet for secure and reliable service and growth in size and function,” said …

The Rise of Cyrillic Domain Names

This week, on a cruise ship navigating Russia’s Neva river, around 250 domain registrars and resellers are gathered for the RU-CENTER annual domain conference. RU-CENTER is the largest Russian registrar in a market that is dominated by three companies. RU-CENTER and competitor Reg.Ru both manage around 28% of domains registered in the country’s national suffix …