Internet’s About to Go Dot Crazy

The Internet governance world gathers in Toronto this week as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the California-based non-profit corporation charged with the principal responsibility for maintaining the Internet’s domain name system, Read

What One ICANN Journalist Thinks

I had the opportunity to participate on the “What the Journalists Think” panel at last week’s Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers meeting in Toronto, and that was enjoyable, and flattering, and I had the opportunity to meet a few other folks that I have admired for a long time. Read

Original .web gTLD applicant sues ICANN

Image Online Design, which unsuccessfully applied for the .web gTLD all the way back in 2000, has sued ICANN, alleging trademark infringement and breach of contract. IOD, which says it has over 20,000 .web domains under management in an alternate root, says ICANN never officially rejected its .web bid, and that it should not have …

.GR Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO

17 October 2012 The Council of the country code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO) today approved the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), the ccTLD operator of .gr (Greece), as a new ccNSO member. Read more