[DNS] domain name news - 24 June

[DNS] domain name news - 24 June

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 03:23:40 -0700 (PDT)
Don't forget to check out http://www.auda.org.au/domain-news/ for the archive of the last 3 months of the news.


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More Delay To ICANN Introduction Of New Internet Domains?
http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2010/06/23/more-delay-to-icann-introduction-of-new-internet-domains/

Cyber cops want stronger domain rules
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/22/police_domain_rules/

ICANN and GAC discuss censorship by Milton Mueller
http://blog.internetgovernance.org/blog/_archives/2010/6/23/4560694.html

KnujOn Releases Internet "Doomsday Book"
http://knujon.com/news.html

Internet address seller attacked
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/54072d8c-7cab-11df-8b74-00144feabdc0.html

ICANN Day 1: Was it ? dare we say it ? actually fun?
http://kierenmccarthy.com/2010/06/21/icann-day-1-was-it-dare-we-say-it-actually-fun/

Security pressure growing on website registrars
http://blogs.ft.com/techblog/2010/06/security-pressure-growing-on-website-registrars/

Australia Takes Further Step Towards Police State With Cyber Crime Proposals
http://www.inquisitr.com/76554/australia-takes-further-step-towards-police-state-with-cyber-crime-proposals/

au: Australia Proposes New Rules On Domains & Requires Every Internet User To Have Anti-Virus Programs On Their Computers
http://www.thedomains.com/2010/06/22/australia-proposes-new-rules-on-domains-requires-every-internet-user-to-have-anti-virus-programs-on-their-computers/

ICANN Pushes DNSSEC as Internet Threats Mount
http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3888916

.ORG and .EU Deploy DNNSEC for Greater Web User Security
http://goldsteinreport.com/article.php?article=11673

.ORG Becomes First Generic Top-Level Domain to Deploy Enhanced Domain Security Protocol (DNSSEC) [news release]
http://icann.org/en/news/releases/release-23jun10-en.pdf

au: Industry warns against rushing cybersecurity laws
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/06/22/2934059.htm

Calls for Australian office to combat online threat
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/calls-for-national-office-to-combat-online-threat-20100621-ysdv.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/calls-for-national-office-to-combat-online-threat-20100621-ysdv.html

APNIC says ISPs need to treat IPV6 seriously, but downplays IPV4 panic
http://www.commsday.com/commsday/?p=1148

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The Need For Accountability In Internet Governance by Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda
"When any one-person operation grows into a bigger community, it is important to keep asking if the accompanying organisations and their working methods are on the right track," says EU Digital Commissioner as she discusses Internet Governance.
http://www.egovmonitor.com/node/37162

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ICANN: International Chamber of Commerce commends progress and encourages further advancement
Defending the Internet?s Domain Name System (DNS) against attacks by ?miscreants with malicious intent? requires increased international cooperation and objective data, according to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the ICANN.
http://icann.org/en/news/releases/release-21jun10-en.pdf

ICANN Board Resolutions Wiki Launched - Public Comment Encouraged
As part of ICANN's ongoing effort to build upon its strong record of accountability and transparency, ICANN has launched a searchable wiki to provide the public with easy-to-access information on every substantive resolution approved by the Board of Directors.
http://icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-21jun10-en.htm

Community Notice: Revised Process for Selection of Sites for ICANN International Public Meetings
The ICANN Board Committee on Public Participation has approved a modified process for identifying the location of ICANN International Public Meetings. The bid process by which ICANN Meeting sites have been chosen in the past inherently limits the range of choices to cities and venues to those that submit a bid.
http://icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-3-21jun10-en.htm

Statement - ICANN Accountability and Transparency Review Team - Interaction with the Community
While we would like to have focused solely on our work and interaction with you, the ICANN community, in today's public session, the members of the Accountability and Transparency Review Team note Rod Beckstrom's disparaging comments this morning about the objectivity of our work.
http://icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-21jun10-en.htm

More Delay To ICANN Introduction Of New Internet Domains?
Applicants for new top-level internet domains may face another round of discussions before the long-awaited application period for .nyc, .shop or .gay can happen.
http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2010/06/23/more-delay-to-icann-introduction-of-new-internet-domains/

Icann chief calls for co-operation on internet security
The chief executive of Icann has asked for greater co-operation between international internet bodies in order to ensure the safety and stability of the Domain Name System (DNS).
http://www.v3.co.uk/v3/news/2265091/icann-chief-calls-cooperation
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/16/20100621/ttc-icann-chief-calls-for-co-operation-o-6315470.html

Cyber cops want stronger domain rules
International police have called for stricter rules on domain name registration, to help them track down online crooks, warning the industry that if it does not self-regulate, governments could legislate.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/22/police_domain_rules/

ICANN and GAC discuss censorship by Milton Mueller
At the Brussels meeting between ICANN's Board and its Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), a fascinating and important discussion took place over the right of ICANN to censor or restrict the kind of words that can be used as top level domain names. The issues being debated here have profound implications for global regulation of internet content. First, some background. 
http://blog.internetgovernance.org/blog/_archives/2010/6/23/4560694.html

Internet Security Tops ICANN's Agenda
Consumers, business people, scientists, students ? the Internet is playing an increasingly important role in much of our lives and with that rise our dependence on its being available and secure also grows.
http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3888811

ICANN chief calls for co-operation on internet security
The chief executive of Icann has asked for greater co-operation between international internet bodies in order to ensure the safety and stability of the DNS.
http://www.itnews.com.au/News/217317,icann-chief-calls-for-co-operation-on-internet-security.aspx

Security co-operation might be a good thing says ICANN
THINK SAFETY FIRST along with stability for the sake of the DNS, the Icann chief executive has told the organisation's Brussels meeting.
http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1686888/security-operation-icann

Internet Registrars Accused Of Supporting Online Criminals
Even as ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom on Monday called for greater international cooperation to secure the Internet's Domain Name System, a report issued by an independent security research group claims that ICANN-accredited Internet Registrars are violating their contracts with ICANN to support online criminals.
http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/vulnerabilities/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225700879

Beckstrom: You are not a pipe
ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom gave a defiant opening speech at the opening of the organization?s meeting in Brussels. Answering accusations that the organization is ignoring its own accountability processes, that the staff and Board have insufficient checks on their work, and that he himself had overstepped the mark in comments he made to governments at the last meeting in Nairobi, Beckstrom was unapologetic.
http://kierenmccarthy.com/2010/06/21/beckstrom-you-are-not-a-pipe/

Why ICANN doesn?t need to go back to the GAC over dot-xxx
This Friday, it looks as though the ICANN Board will follow the clear conclusions drawn by its independent review and approve dot-xxx.
http://kierenmccarthy.com/2010/06/23/why-icann-doesn%E2%80%99t-need-to-go-back-to-the-gac-over-dot-xxx/

Domain registrars push back on law enforcement changes
The companies that sell domain names have pushed back on proposals made by law enforcement yesterday to change their contracts to make cybercrime more difficult.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/22/domain_registrars_push_back_on_law_enforcement_changes/

When Having a Voice Isn't Enough by Steve DelBianco
In Brussels on Friday, an esteemed panel of experts got together to discuss the challenge of improving ICANN's accountability. It's just too bad nobody from ICANN came by to hear it. 
http://www.circleid.com/posts/when_having_a_voice_isnt_enough/

New generic TLDs still some way off, admits Icann
Icann has admitted that the go-live date for pre-registrations for the new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) will not be set during its meeting in Brussels this week, as there are still many technical and other hurdles to overcome.
http://www.v3.co.uk/v3/news/2265123/gtlds-way-admits-icann

Law enforcement calls for a tightening of domain registration; .org adopts DNSSE
Day three of the 38th public meeting of ICANN was once again taken up by more than 20 meetings covering subjects such as vertical integration, brand management in the age of the new gTLDs and another long meeting of the Government Advisory Council (GAC), among many others. Security has emerged as a significant theme of the meeting, in addition to problems?mentioned in yesterday?s dispatch?perceived to be inherent in version four of the applicant guidebook for gTLDs.
http://news.avn.com/articles/ICANN-Brussels-Day-3-Security-Issues-a-Big-Theme-of-the-Public-Meeting-401107.html

ICANN Leader Calls for Greater International Cooperation in Addressing Internet Security at Brussels Meeting
Defending the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) against attacks by "miscreants with malicious intent" requires increased international cooperation and objective data, according to the President and Chief Executive Officer of ICANN.
http://goldsteinreport.com/article.php?article=11644
http://www.domainpulse.com/2010/06/21/icann-leader-calls-for-greater-international-cooperation-in-addressing-internet-security-at-brussels-meeting/

Brave New World of New gTLDs to Provide Registry and Business Opportunities
With the domain name landscape to change in the next 12 months with ICANN?s probable introduction of new generic Top Level Domains there are a number of companies eyeing how to benefit in the new era.
http://goldsteinreport.com/article.php?article=11643
http://www.domainpulse.com/2010/06/21/brave-new-world-of-new-gtlds-to-provide-registry-and-business-opportunities/
http://www.domainnews.com/en/brave-new-world-of-new-gtlds-to-provide-registry-and-business-opportunities.html

KnujOn Releases Internet "Doomsday Book"
Reporting from Brussels, Belgium ahead of the ICANN conference starting Monday and KnujOn has a critical report set to be released at the opening. Since January KnujOn has been conducing its own audit of Registrar contractual compliance and our findings are shocking. Among them:
http://knujon.com/news.html

KnujOn Releases Internet "Doomsday Book"
Since January KnujOn has been conducing its own audit of ICANN Registrar contractual compliance and illicit commerce within the gTLD space. Our findings are shocking. The full report is available here: knujon.com/knujon_audit0610.pdf but we will just hit some of the highlights (or lowlights):
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20100621_knujon_releases_internet_doomsday_book/

eNom fails to act on bogus online pharmacies
The world's second-largest seller of website addresses knowingly helped groups that sell counterfeit pharmaceuticals to US residents in violation of federal laws, a research report alleges.
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/10399/enom-fails-to-act-on-bogus-online-pharmacies/

Internet address seller attacked
A research report accuses eNom, the world?s second-largest seller of website addresses, of knowingly aiding groups that sell counterfeit pharmaceuticals to US residents
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/54072d8c-7cab-11df-8b74-00144feabdc0.html

ICANN Day 1: Was it ? dare we say it ? actually fun?
After a slumbering, almost tedious, first day, the meeting of ICANN came alive today for its official opening.
http://kierenmccarthy.com/2010/06/21/icann-day-1-was-it-dare-we-say-it-actually-fun/

EC Continues To Pressure US Over Internet Reform
The European Commission is continuing to push the US to make the management of the Internet more globally inclusive.
http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk/news/ec-continues-to-pressure-us-over-internet-reform-7890

Security pressure growing on website registrars
Security firm KnujOn (backwards for No Junk, reflecting the small outfit?s anti-spam roots) has a new report out this morning, pointing a finger at website registrars for facilitating a wide range of internet crime.
http://blogs.ft.com/techblog/2010/06/security-pressure-growing-on-website-registrars/

KnujOn Calls eNom ?Active Facilitator of Illicit Criminal Traffic?
Internet security research group KnujOn isn?t afraid to pick a fight. And its latest report picks a big one, going after 162 domain name registrars including eNom, the second biggest in the world. It even says that eNom is an ?active facilitator of illicit criminal traffic?.
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/21/knujon-calls-enom-active-facilitator-of-illicit-criminal-traffic/

KnujOn Calls eNom ?Active Facilitator of Illicit Criminal Traffic?
Internet security research group KnujOn isn?t afraid to pick a fight. And its latest report (pdf) picks a big one, going after 162 domain name registrars including eNom, the second biggest in the world. It even says that eNom is an ?active facilitator of illicit criminal traffic?. But that logic is based on the idea that everything illegal on the internet usually involves a domain name, and you should blame the registrar.
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/21/knujon-calls-enom-active-facilitator-of-illicit-criminal-traffic/

Cyber cops want stronger domain rules
International police have called for stricter rules on domain name registration, to help them track down online crooks, warning the industry that if it does not self-regulate, governments could legislate.
http://hackingexpose.blogspot.com/2010/06/cyber-cops-want-stronger-domain-rules.html

Domain registrars break industry rules
SHADY DOMAIN REGISTRARS have been named and shamed in a report published by the ICANN 'At-Large' community.
http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1686893/domain-registrars-break-industry-rules

Registrars Accused of Supporting Cybercrime
A report from security research group KnujOn contends that 162 registrars are violating their agreements with ICANN in order to support criminal activity.
http://www.esecurityplanet.com/headlines/article.php/3888886/article.htm

ICANN: International Chamber of Commerce commends progress and encourages further advancement
As the ICANN international meeting begins in Brussels, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ? with an active business participation in ICANN ? has underlined the importance of ICANN?s success to date and encourages its continued progress.
http://finchannel.com/Main_News/Business/65569_ICANN%3A_International_Chamber_of_Commerce_commends_progress_and_encourages_further_advancement_/

A Modest Proposal for ICANN by Jonathan Zuck
When it comes to accountability, ICANN would rather be compared to other U.S. nonprofit companies than to the regulatory bodies it more closely resembles. If they truly wish to be treated like a nonprofit, rather than a regulator, there is a very simple solution: make all contributions strictly voluntary.
http://www.circleid.com/posts/a_modest_proposal_for_icann/

ICANN Day 2: The Heat Is Turned Up On Registrars : How Much Will This Cost Us?
At ICANN today the hot discussion centered around registrars, and the roll law enforcement wants to place on them to curb illegal activity on the net.
http://www.thedomains.com/2010/06/21/icann-day-2-will-new-requirements-on-registrars-increaehow-much-extra-per-domain-are-you-willing-to-pay/

This Week, Another Chance to Act on .XXX and What it Means for New gTLDs
ICANN?s Board of Directors will once again consider what to do with the .xxx top level domain name during its board meeting at the culmination of the Brussels meeting this week.
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/21/this-week-another-chance-to-act-on-xxx-and-what-it-means-for-new-gtlds/

India dilly-dallies, yet to get web ?domain?
India is yet to apply to ICANN to get domain names in local languages thanks to red tapism and lack of coordination among computing experts in the country. ICANN, a non-profit organisation, is responsible for allotting website address in particular languages.
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/india-dilly-dallies-yet-get-web-?domain?-747

7 Steps to the Launch of New TLDs
During Monday?s New gTLD Program Update session during ICANN?s meeting in Brussels, ICANN Senior Vice President Kurt Pritz spelled out the steps remaining to launch new top level domain names. Here they are in his words.
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/22/7-steps-to-the-launch-of-new-tlds/

Will ICANN Insiders Get Leg Up with New TLDs?
A lot of companies have been involved with shaping the new top level domain name process. They?ve spent significant funds over the past several years working through the many drafts of the applicant guidebook and some have been involved since before the first draft was published.
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/22/will-icann-insiders-get-leg-up-with-new-tlds/

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Australia Takes Further Step Towards Police State With Cyber Crime Proposals
An Australian Government committee has recommended the introduction of compulsory virus scanners on computers or users won?t be allowed on the internet as part of an alleged crackdown on ?cyber crime.? ... Domain Registrars: While much of the report deals with the interaction between ISP?s, Government and end users, the domain name industry also comes under fire. Recommendation 20 states that domain name registrars must filter applications, attempt to identify any fraudulent uses for domains, and take down any name deemed bad by the Government.
http://www.inquisitr.com/76554/australia-takes-further-step-towards-police-state-with-cyber-crime-proposals/

au: Australia Proposes New Rules On Domains & Requires Every Internet User To Have Anti-Virus Programs On Their Computers
According to the inquisitr.com, an Australian governmental committee is proposing a whole set of new rules on internet users, domain owners, and registrars.
http://www.thedomains.com/2010/06/22/australia-proposes-new-rules-on-domains-requires-every-internet-user-to-have-anti-virus-programs-on-their-computers/

Domain Holders Shun China's .Cn
Regulations requiring .cn domain owners to show business licenses and photo IDs to Chinese authorities prompted a drop-off in new and renewing registrations.
http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/government/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225700809

Egypt?s IDN Registry ( dotMasr ) becomes Tenth TLD on African Continent to Deploy CoCCA Registry Software.
The National Telecom Regulatory Authority of Egypt (NTRA) has deployed its production domain name registry system for Egypt's Internationalized Domain Name country code Top Level Domain (IDN ccTLD). The TRA's registry system is based on the Council of Country Code Administrators' (CoCCA) EPP registry system.
http://www.cocca.org.nz/index.php/news.html

Singapore Registers 1,000 Chinese-Language Domain Names
Singapore has registered about 1,000 Chinese-language domain names since authorities began accepting name registrations last year, the government said.
http://www.cio.com/article/597665/Singapore_Registers_1_000_Chinese_Language_Domain_Names
http://www.pcworld.com/article/199616/.html
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/062310-singapore-registers-1000-chinese-language-domain.html

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ICANN Promotes DNSSEC for Internet Security
Adoption of DNSSEC has been slow, but ICANN is pushing for it as a way to improve Internet security.
http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/ICANN-Promotes-DNSSEC-for-Internet-Security-122885/

ICANN Pushes DNSSEC as Internet Threats Mount
Officials at ICANN, along with researchers like Dan Kaminsky, step up the call to action for stakeholders and network admins to back DNSSEC.
http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3888916

Three Reasons Why It Makes Sense to Deploy DNSSEC Now
As many of you may know, today .ORG announced that all of its 8.5 million domains are now able to be fully DNSSEC signed?the largest set of domain names in the world so far that has access to this key security upgrade. We congratulate Public Interest Registry (PIR) on this landmark event, and are pleased that NamesBeyond is the first domain name registrar to support full DNSSEC signing for all of these domains.
http://www.circleid.com/posts/three_reasons_why_it_makes_sense_to_deploy_dnssec_now/

.ORG and .EU Deploy DNNSEC for Greater Web User Security
The 38th ICANN meeting currently underway has seen both the Public Interest Registry and EURid both announce separately they will be deploying Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for the .ORG and .EU top level domains respectively. The move will see increased security for visitors to websites for the two TLDs.
http://goldsteinreport.com/article.php?article=11673
http://www.domainpulse.com/2010/06/23/org-and-eu-deploy-dnnsec-for-greater-web-user-security/
http://www.domainnews.com/en/org-and-.eu-deploy-dnnsec-for-greater-web-user-security.html

.eu domains get secure with DNSSEC
EURid, the registry for the .eu top-level domain, is proud to announce it has implemented Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), the latest Internet standard, while maintaining almost immediate availability of newly registered domain names.
http://techfreqnews.com/2010/06/23/eu-domains-get-secure-with-dnssec/

.eu domains get secure with DNSSEC
EURid, the registry for the .eu top-level domain, is proud to announce it has implemented Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), the latest Internet standard, while maintaining almost immediate availability of newly registered domain names.
http://frontierindia.net/it/eu-domains-get-secure-with-dnssec/1806/

.ORG Becomes First Generic Top-Level Domain to Deploy Enhanced Domain Security Protocol (DNSSEC) [news release]
.ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) has taken the final step to become the first generic top-level domain (gTLD) to offer full deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions or DNSSEC.
http://icann.org/en/news/releases/release-23jun10-en.pdf
http://pir.org/news/pr/2010/dnsseclive

Dot-org domains can now be protected by DNSSEC [IDG]
On Wednesday, .org became the first generic top-level domain to offer its customers improved security using DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions).
http://www.arnnet.com.au/article/350959/dot-org_domains_can_now_protected_by_dnssec/
http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/350959/dot-org_domains_can_now_protected_by_dnssec/
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/199679/.html

Another domain adopts added DNS security
The Public Interest Registry, which operates the .org generic top-level domain, announced today that it has completed deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions, which provide an additional level of security to the DNS. The full deployment tops off a two-year deployment and testing period of DNSSEC in 18 live ?friends and family? domains within .org.
http://gcn.com/articles/2010/06/23/org-dnssec-deployment-062310.aspx

Internet authorities adopt new .org security
The company that oversees Web addresses ending in .org said on Wednesday it was introducing extra security measures to guard against identity theft.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE65M3JE20100623
http://in.reuters.com/article/idINIndia-49576220100623

First generic Top Level Domain signs up to DNSSec
The .org generic Top Level Domain has become the first to deploy the DNSSec protocol, a key upgrade to the internet designed to protect against man-in-the-middle and other DNS attacks.
http://www.v3.co.uk/v3/news/2265320/org-signs-dnssec
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/16/20100623/ttc-first-generic-top-level-domain-signs-6315470.html

US government devotes more brainpower and money to cybersecurity
Cybersecurity, fast becoming Washington's growth industry of choice, appears to be in line for a multibillion-dollar injection of federal research dollars, according to a senior intelligence official.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/21/AR2010062104680.html

DNSSEC Becomes a Reality Today at ICANN Brussels by Ram Mohan
Attendees at the public ICANN meeting in Brussels today heard from over two dozen companies that have implemented or are planning to support DNSSEC, the next-generation standard protocol for secured domain names. It is clearer than ever before that DNSSEC is becoming a reality
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20100623_dnssec_becomes_a_reality_today_at_icann_brussels/

Internet Authorities Adopt New .org Security
The company that oversees Web addresses ending in .org said on Wednesday it was introducing extra security measures to guard against identity theft.
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/30315/20100623/internet-authorities-adopt-new-org-security.htm

au: Industry warns against rushing cybersecurity laws
The peak body representing internet service providers (ISPs) has backed moves to appoint an Australian "cyber tsar" to oversee internet security arrangements, as recommended by a federal parliamentary committee into cyber crime.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/06/22/2934059.htm

Calls for Australian office to combat online threat
Australia should create a federal office of online security to centralise the fight against cyber crime, with tens of thousands of computers being infected every day with malicious, often criminal, software.
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/calls-for-national-office-to-combat-online-threat-20100621-ysdv.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/calls-for-national-office-to-combat-online-threat-20100621-ysdv.html

What if the internet fell over tomorrow?
SO US Senator Joe Lieberman has proposed a bill to create an internet ??kill switch?? that would enable the US president to shut down the web in a time of threat or crisis. Putting aside whether this is possible ? some IT experts say the internet is so decentralised it can?t be brought down; others say it would be rendered pretty much useless if the president ordered ISPs and domain name servers across the country to pull the plug ? what would an internet-free world feel like?
http://www.watoday.com.au/technology/blogs/untangling-the-web/what-if-the-internet-fell-over-tomorrow/20100624-z2fl.html
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/blogs/untangling-the-web/what-if-the-internet-fell-over-tomorrow/20100624-z2fl.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/technology/blogs/untangling-the-web/what-if-the-internet-fell-over-tomorrow/20100624-z2fl.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/blogs/untangling-the-web/what-if-the-internet-fell-over-tomorrow/20100624-z2fl.html

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Fairwinds Says Typosquatting Costs $327 million, Based on $2.74 Per Click
Fairwinds Partners, the group behind Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse, released a study today suggesting that typosquatting costs the 250 most visited web sites $327 million per year.
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/23/fairwinds-says-typosquatting-costs-327-million-based-on-2-74-per-click/

CADNA Hosts Brand Abuse and Internet Governance Forum
Representatives from major brands around the world joined the Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) for its Online Brand Abuse and Internet Governance Forum on June 2 in San Francisco. The forum, hosted by CADNA member Wells Fargo, covered various aspects of the online space and the benefits and challenges that they pose for brand owners.
http://www.cadna.org/en/newsroom/press-release/cadna-hosts-brand-abuse-internet-governance-forum

eNom fails to act on bogus online pharmacies
The world's second-largest seller of website addresses knowingly helped groups that sell counterfeit pharmaceuticals to US residents in violation of federal laws, a research report alleges.
http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2010/06/21/241665/enom-fails-to-act-on-bogus-online-pharmacies.htm

au: Nokia sues to protect its brand from counterfeiters
NOKIA has shifted up a gear in the fight to protect its trademark from unscrupulous manufacturers in the Australian after-market. ... It also gave Fone King seven days to supply an affidavit containing a wide range of details about its suppliers including: "The names and all known and current contact details, including addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses and domain names of all persons and entities known by them to have been, in any way, involved at any time in the manufacture, importation, sale, offer for sale, purchase, order, supply, distribution, promotion or provision at any time of" the alleged counterfeit goods.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/australian-it/nokia-sues-to-protect-its-brand-from-counterfeiters/story-e6frgakx-1225882464560

Red Bull Wastes $100k?s on Domain Disputes
Red BullIs it possible that Red Bull?s lawyers are too caffeinated when they file domain name disputes through UDRP?
http://domainnamewire.com/2010/06/21/red-bull-wastes-100ks-on-domain-disputes/

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APNIC says ISPs need to treat IPV6 seriously, but downplays IPV4 panic
Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre chief scientist Geoff Huston has sought to put in perspective reports that available IPv4 addresses could be exhausted in six months? but says that ISPs must nevertheless begin migration plans immediately.
http://www.commsday.com/commsday/?p=1148

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Multiple (Even Random or Garbled) Domain Names to Bypass Spam Filters Not a Violation by Venkat Balasubramani
The California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Kleffman v. Vonage, a case certified from the Ninth Circuit. The California Supreme Court held that the transmission of "commercial e-mail advertisements from multiple domain names for the purpose of bypassing spam filters" does not violate California's spam statute.
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20100621_multiple_even_random_garbled_domain_names_to_bypass_spam_filters/

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DomainFest 2011 Back in Fairmont
DomainFest 2011 will be held back in the beautiful Fairmont in Santa Monica Back by popular demand Oversee.Net have announced in the news release below.
http://www.domainpulse.com/2010/06/23/domainfest-2011-back-in-fairmont/


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