Tag Archives: New Zealand

Web.com Group Acquires NZ’s Freeparking

Consolidation in the domain name industry is continuing at a great pace, the latest being the Web.com Group announcing they acquired Freeparking, New Zealand’s number one domain name registrar and web hosting provider last week. The announcement, according to Web.com, rounds out their strategic expansion into the Australian, New Zealand, and Southeast Asian markets with its acquisition of Dreamscape Networks last year. They also failed in their takeover of the Australian-based Webcentral Group in September.

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Tinder for dogs: The tech looking to connect Kiwis with potential pets

A piece of homegrown tech is hoping to make it easier to match rescue dogs with suitable owners.

The brainchild of the marketing team at Mars and ad agency Colenso BBDO, the MyHooman app will function similarly to popular dating apps like Tinder.

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GIFCT: Possibly the Most Important Acronym You’ve Never Heard Of: Hint: It Involves the Internet and Terrorism by Courtney C. Radsch

GIFCT may be the most important acronym you’ve never heard of, and it is posed to change the way the internet is governed in radical ways.

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InternetNZ’s NetHui 2020 Going Virtual

In tune with meetings and conferences around the world, InternetNZ’s annual NetHui is going virtual, a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, even though New Zealand has been less affected than most other countries. Safety first.

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InternetNZ and Medical IT Advisors partner to combat increased cyberattacks due to COVID-19

InternetNZ announced today Medical IT Advisors’ Health Threat Intelligence feed is now integrated with its security product, Defenz DNS Firewall.

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InternetNZ and CERT NZ Collaborate To Make New Zealand’s Internet Safer

InternetNZ has moved to make New Zealand’s internet a little safer with their announcement Tuesday their security product, Defenz DNS Firewall, is now consuming CERT NZ’s local threat feed.

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InternetNZ Seeks To Reimagine .NZ’s Future

InternetNZ is seeking to ‘Reimagine the future of .nz’ with the release of a weighty (should you print it) Options Report from their .nz Policy Advisory Panel. The report seeks feedback on .nz’s guiding principles (trusted, safe and secure, open and accessible and for all New Zealanders), whether it should be more engaged with Māori and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, should .nz eligibility be tightened, registrant privacy, conflicted domain names and much more.

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.NZ Provides Guidance To Bankrupt Companies On Domain Names, Merging Registrars And Resellers

New Zealand’s Domain Name Commission has launched a guide targeted at the insolvency industry to give them some information to help them with the domain names of companies placed in liquidation, the organisation announced in their latest monthly newsletter.

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