Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

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Local domains for local people

Will new top level domains, including .London, bring order or chaos to the net?
1 May 2014
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Network & Internet

London top level domain registration opens today

The .London domain will offer businesses the opportunity to personalise their online presence
29 Apr 2014
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Domain Names
Network & Internet

Icann to release nine new top-level domain names

Domain names such as .guru, .singles and .clothing are up for grabs.
27 Nov 2013
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Network Access Control

Amazon under renewed fire over TLD grab

Internet giant irks publishers after making a play for .book, .author and .read
11 Mar 2013
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US fails to win early limit on net regulation at global

Efforts to impose tighter controls over internet users fail to win overseas backing.
5 Dec 2012
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Business strategy

Industry hits out at ICANN domain name application process

High application fees mean smaller firms will miss out on securing their business domains, experts warn.
15 Jun 2012
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Business strategy

Brands, websites, and ICANN's $185,000

Inside the Enterprise: Businesses are being encouraged to pay a six-figure sum to apply for the new top-level internet domains. But social media may m…
14 Jun 2012
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Business strategy

ICANN reveals .app is the most applied for top level domain

Amazon and Google set to battle it out for 20 domain names including .app, .search, .store and .talk.
13 Jun 2012
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Software

ICANN opens 'costly' gTLD sales

Companies will have to pay $185,000 to get their hands on a personalised TLD.
12 Jan 2012
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London and Scotland after own domain names

Cities and countries are looking at getting their own TLDs, with Icann set to open the submissions process soon.
26 Sep 2011
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Network & Internet

Brands urged to safeguard .xxx domains

"Sun rise" period extended to quell fears of cyber squatting.
18 Jul 2011
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Has ICANN opened the door to a load of dot whatnots?

Inside the Enterprise: ICANN's new global Top Level Domain system sounds obscure, but could prove a headache for businesses.
23 Jun 2011
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Don’t panic: IPv4 addresses running out

Businesses have been advised not to panic about IPv4 addresses running out.
4 Feb 2011
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eNom accused of being number one for malware sites

Being the host with the most is not so good for eNom.
23 Aug 2010
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public sector

Week in Review: The election, the iPad and internet history

This week in IT, iPad sales hit the million mark, internet history was made and the election was everywhere.
7 May 2010
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Network & Internet

Non-Latin web addresses go live for first time

Icann has announced the introduction of non-Latin web addresses, a move hailed as “a major turning point in the history of the internet”.
6 May 2010
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‘Climate of fear’ is best weapon against cyber crime

A member of the Serious Organised Crime Agency has claimed cyber criminals are best tackled through fear of prosecution.
16 Mar 2010
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Network & Internet

ICANN: Most web domain registrations are faulty

A new report on the accuracy of domain registrations has found 77 per cent of records have information that is missing, incorrect or deliberately fals…
17 Feb 2010
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Network & Internet

EU adds new characters to domain names

Greek, Cyrillic, and other different character sets will now be able to work on the '.eu' domain.
10 Dec 2009
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Kaminsky flaw fixed for .com and .net by 2011

Verisign anticipates an industry-wide effort to finally rid the net of the Kaminsky flaw.
16 Nov 2009
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ICANN's global domains could increase phishing attacks

Allowing different character sets on the internet could leave users open to new kinds of phishing and web attacks.
3 Nov 2009
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Network & Internet

ICANN takes domain names global

ICANN has formally approved the use of non-Latin characters in domain names.
30 Oct 2009
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Network & Internet

ICANN: Domains to go multilingual by year end

Domain names will be able to use non-Latin scripts by the end of the year, according to ICANN.
26 Oct 2009