Chinese man ‘jailed due to Yahoo’
Internet firm Yahoo is accused of giving data to China which led to the arrest of another online writer.
uk: Nominet flip-flops on industry code of conduct
Nominet UK, the outfit that administers the .uk domain, says it’s committed to “raising standards in the UK internet industry” four years after insisting a code of conduct was “not feasible”.
uk: Nominet takes lead on raising standards in UK Internet industry (news release)
A survey of registrars by Nominet, the .uk domain name registry, has revealed that two-thirds agreed with the need for improved self-regulation in the domain name industry and over 80 per cent supported a code of conduct for registrars.
Vint Cerf condemns two-tier internet
Vint Cerf told Congress yesterday that ideas proposed by telecoms companies for a two-tier internet were fatally flawed and, if necessary, legislation should be passed to make it impossible.
EURid opened its systems to receive applications for .eu domain names from anyone within the EU claiming prior rights to a certain domain name. During the first 15 minutes after 11:00 today EURid received 27 949 applications. After an hour, at 12:00, the number was 71 235.
au: Pest gives himself a sporting chance
NOTORIOUS cybersquatter Brad Norrish, certainly has a never-say-die attitude. After having his deceptive antics reined in by several Australian courts, Perth-based Norrish has taken on US sporting channel network ESPN.http://theage.com.au/news/business/pest-gives-himself-a-sporting-chance/2006/02/08/1139379572320.html