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Techies end-run feds on DNS security

The U.S. government is delaying widespread deployment of DNS Security Extensions and experts predict the issue won

ICANN listing puts Microsoft into domain name game

Microsoft can register top-level Internet domains. Last week, the company was added to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) list of accredited domain name registrars. This means that Microsoft can now add new top-level domains to the databases used by computers on the Internet.

IE7 will drive demand for foreign language domain names

Microsoft's latest release of Internet Explorer will drive demand for internationalized domain names, according to industry experts who are predicting a sharp increase in sales of foreign language domain names. That's because IE 7 has built-in support for IDNs, as does Firefox 2.0, also released in October.

Cerf: ICANN finally working on ‘substantive issues’

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), meeting in Carthage, Tunisia this week, will be getting down to brass tacks on how the Internet works for the first time, according to ICANN Chairman Vint Cerf.

Fake domain name sales curtailed

A federal court in Chicago has shut down a Web site that sold fake domain names, including .brit and .usa, cashing in on recent patriotic fervor.

New TLDs criticized as insufficient

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U.S. government warns about top-level domain scams

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned consumers on Thursday to beware of companies offering to pre-register Web sites with as-yet unapproved TLDs (top-level domains).

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