Some clever editing of video footage, some dramatic music and a clever voiceover make ICANN and Internet Governance sound .. well, exciting I guess. Here's the teaser video: https://youtu.be/OgPQbeHWYP8 As I mentioned yesterday, ICANN CEO Göran Marby will be speaking at WHD Global next month. … [Read more...] about WHD Have Managed to Make ICANN Sound Exciting
The Italian country code registry announced last week that they'd passed the 3 million domains registered. With the Italian registry about to kick off celebrations of their 30 years in existence the milestone was quite timely. The first .it domain name was registered in December 1987. They hit 1 million names registered in 2005, a number which doubled to 2 million a mere 5 … [Read more...] about Italian ccTLD Passes the 3 Million Domains Registered Mark
Fora, which is run by the same people as "The Journal", published a piece over the weekend on Irish companies and domains. It's not often that the Irish media, either online or offline, covers domains, so it's worth a quick read. The piece talks about how the guy behind IT.ie paid over €10k to acquire the domain in the short domain auction earlier this year. IEDR have not … [Read more...] about Irish Media Covers Domain Sales
In January there will be a changing of the guard in Washington DC. Not only will President Obama be replaced by President Elect Donald Trump, but also a lot of the administration will change. What kind of policies will Trump be focussed on? Will these policies have a negative impact on the internet industry as a whole? The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2c) will … [Read more...] about How Will the Internet Industry be Impacted by Trump?