international domain news

international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 01:17:24 +1000 (EST)
Judge Curbs Renewal Mailings (Wired)
A judge tells VeriSign to stop sending undated renewal notices to
domain name owners who registered with a competitor. The temporary
order follows a hearing in a suit filed by rival BulkRegister.,1367,52539,00.html

International Domain Names Pose A New Security Risk (Scientific
Is this the Web address of tomorrow: (see online article for this!)?
At the moment, non-Latin alphabets and scripts are not compatible
with ASCII, the lingua franca of the Internet also known as plain
text. But as of March only 40 percent of the 561-million-strong
global online population were native English speakers, according to
online marketing firm Global Reach. Work has been proceeding for some
time, therefore, to internationalize the system that assigns domain
names (, for example) to the dotted clumps of numbers that
computers use (such as

INTA Releases Responses To Studies Critical Of ICANN's UDRP (INTA
news release)
The International Trademark Association (INTA) today released
responses, prepared by its Internet Committee, to two studies that
are critical of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) of the
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN): “Rough
Justice” by Milton Mueller, an assistant professor at Syracuse
University’s School of Information Studies, and “ An
Examination of the Allegations of Systemic Unfairness in the ICANN
UDRP” by Michael Geist, a professor at the University of Ottawa
School of Law.
See also Geist response:
Mueller response:

Second "land rush" for local dot-info domains (ZDNet)
The dot-info LandRush2 will soon be underway amid revelations almost
a third of the registrations during the Sunrise Period were
registered inappropriately.,2000024981,20265214,00.htm

IE Domain Registry Limited Announces First Annual Results (IEDR news
IE Domain Registry Limited reported growth of 74% in new
registrations in the 18 months to December 2001, the company's first
trading period as an independent limited company since its transfer
from University College Dublin.

Times Technobabble (Times)
For one small company, it just didn't pay to mess with Microsoft.
REALNAMES was one of those not-quite-needed ideas that nonetheless
received $100 million of funding in the dot-com dream days.,,172-296264,00.html

Limiting Speech: The Consequences of Quashing Cybersquatting
How are rights to domain names like property rights? Is trademark law
adequately dealing with domain name disputes? Is the
Anticybersquatting Act really such a good thing after all? This
article explores those questions. [This is from 2000, so not that

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