Desiree Miloshevic will be talking at the Oxford Internet Institute on January 28th in London.This open public forum will look at the history and future of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). It will provide an opportunity to commemorate Jon Postel by looking back at the 25 year history of the DNS but also the 10 years of its management under ICANN; and a vision of what the … [Read more...] about History and Future of DNS in London
I mentioned some time ago that GoDaddy and Afilias had joined forces to bid on the .us tender.Adam Strong reports that the US Department of Commerce has decided to renew Neustar's contract … [Read more...] about GoDaddy / Afilias Fail In Bid For .US
Domain pricing is always an emotive subject.In recent discussions among Nominet members it came up as part of a discussion on drop-catching and domaining. Some people feel that the fees are too high, while others feel that they need to be increased significantly in order to discourage domainers. Within the Irish internet community the upcoming change to policy regarding … [Read more...] about Domain Pricing – What’s Going On?
According to recent reports Microsoft's MSN messenger is blocking URLs using the .info extension It seems that this change only happened in the last couple of days. Has Affilias been made aware of this change? Is it an anti-phishing / anti-spam measure? Full story here … [Read more...] about MSN Blocking .info?