In some countries there’s good politics in stretching the truth, even better being anti-American. Russia is one of them. The latest exhibit comes from Russian president Vladamir Putin, who on Thursday suggested the
Published on: April 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
Facing pressure from both foreign governments and independent Internet governance bodies, the Obama administration intends to move key Internet domain name functions it oversees to multistakeholder bodies. The announcement came from the U.S.
Published on: March 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon @itworldca
AMSTERDAM -- A U.S. agency has awarded ICANN the mandate to manage the assignment of IP addresses and the management of top-level domains until September 2015. After reviewing a number of bids of groups
WASHINGTON -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will open up applications for new generic top-level domains this week, even with continued objections to the plan, the group's CEO said.
Published on: January 11th, 2012 Grant Gross @itworldca
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- 2012 is poised to go down in Internet history as one of the most significant 12-month periods from both a technical and policy perspective since the late 1990s, when this network-of-networks
Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Carolyn Duffy Marsan @itworldca
WASHINGTON -- The best part of Wednesday's U.S. House of Representatives hearing on domain names may have happened when Anjali Hansen, an attorney for the Council of Better Business Bureaus, spoke. You could
Published on: December 14th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau @itworldca
Law enforcement officials in Britain and the U.S. are pushing the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to put in place measures that would help reduce abuse of the domain name system.Now