InternetNZ announced today Medical IT Advisors’ Health Threat Intelligence feed is now integrated with its security product, Defenz DNS Firewall.
[news release] GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, yesterday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SkyVerge, a leading WooCommerce product developer. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Public Interest Registry’s General Counsel Brian Cimbolic has laid out a new two-step appeal process for their .org top-level domain under their Anti-Abuse Policy in a post on the registry blog. Under the new appeals process registrants who believe their .org domain names have been suspended unfairly can contact PIR and then appeal to a neutral third party. The goal is to help build confidence in a safer, stronger DNS.
CIRA has brought back the .CA Domain Squad, and once again they’re determined to help Canadian businesses succeed online. The .CA Domain Squad made its debut last year and was a comical attempt to get Canadians to register more .ca domain names. The latest advertising campaign has its broadcast debut with four commercials on 14 September.
CentralNic Group announced Friday it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the Polish-based domain name monetisation company Codewise and its businesses Zeropark and Voluum.
A three-month investigation by the U.S.-based Digital Citizens Alliance claims “little to no effort is made to police domains whose sole purpose would be to scam, endanger those most vulnerable or entice those seeking dangerous drugs.
From 31 August to 15 December 2020, the Restena Foundation has announced they will be progressively opening the registration of more than 2,800 one and two character .lu domain names.
A study has popped up on the Harvard Kennedy School’s Misinformation Review that looks at the reliability of information hosted on ccTLD domain names regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic. In the abstract, authors Nathanael Tombs from Solarisbank AG, Germany and Eleonore Fournier-Tombs from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, Canada say “there is no reliable mechanism to verify these websites’ authenticity, and the space is also shared by commercial entities selling related (or not) products and advertisements.”
“This loophole” they say “is an urgent information security and misinformation problem that can be resolved by registering websites under restricted second-level domains or adopting existing methods of domain registrant identification.”Continue reading Study Looks At COVID-19 Misinformation on ccTLD Domains
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) named Paul Mockapetris recipient of the 2019 ACM Software System Award for the development of the Domain Name System (DNS), according to an announcement from the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California.
[news release] Public Interest Registry (PIR), the people behind the .ORG domain name, has been selected by The Washington Business Journal as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work for 2020. PIR was selected because of its culture of caring and respect, its deeply held mission, and its commitment to honoring its people.