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The dot-com era is ending: Get ready for .Google, .LOL

Jun 13, 2012

The dot-com era is ending: Get ready for .Google, .LOL

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will announce in London on Wednesday which suffixes have been proposed. #Internet #Google #ICANN #TechBuzz #Domain name system
Tired of .com? Now move to .lol!

Jun 01, 2012

Tired of .com? Now move to .lol!

Several big companies like Google, YouTube and even Indian companies like Tata are gearing up to take advantage of a new program to expand web suffixes (such as .com or .org), by ending web addresses with their own company names. #Google #Technology/Internet #ICANN #TechBuzz #Domain name system #Vint Cerf #Domain name
'Oh no! Where's Facebook?' ask India users

Mar 13, 2012

'Oh no! Where's Facebook?' ask India users

Facebook users in India faced trouble logging onto the site, as the site kept crashing in the morning. For now full access has been restored. #social media #facebook #Twitter #TechBuzz #Domain name system
Lawmakers could help cybercriminals with ill-considered Internet laws

Nov 21, 2011

Lawmakers could help cybercriminals with ill-considered Internet laws

Lawmakers really need a better understanding of the technology they are trying to legislate, lest they create the very thing they think they are trying to destroy. #Internet #InsecureNet #SOPA #Domain name system

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Lawmakers could help cybercriminals with ill-considered Internet laws

Jun 25, 2014

Fewer NTP servers can be abused to amplify DDoS attacks, but threat remains

The number of NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers that can be abused to amplify DDoS attacks has decreased dramatically this year, but the threat remains. DDoS (distributed denial of service) amplification is an attack technique that involves trickin...
Lawmakers could help cybercriminals with ill-considered Internet laws

Jun 23, 2014

Exposing hidden domain registrations could hurt innocent users more than criminals

Banning the use of privacy and proxy services to hide details of domain name registrants would scarcely inconvenience criminals but would have privacy implications for lawful users of those services, according to a study. The Whois system, a distribu...
Lawmakers could help cybercriminals with ill-considered Internet laws

Jul 01, 2014

The byzantine, meandering discussion on the future of the internet

Is the centralised, monopolistic Icann truly capable of serving the domain name industry, while also trying to regulate it? Last week, nearly 3,500 people met in London to discuss management of the internet. Yet judging from the media coverage, it wa... #London #John Oliver