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ICANN has set out new guidelines that it hopes security researchers will follow when disclosing bugs that affect the domain name system the internet relies on.
Will domain names including .fail, .city, .wtf and .tax be sent to an early grave?
People accused of copyright infringement will have fewer grounds for appeal under Ofcom's new draft code for implementing the Digital Economy Act
It's been germinating in the background for years, but this week saw IPv6 get its big debut. Did you even notice?
Global adoption of IPv6 is slow and shows few signs of accelerating soon. We look at the state of play on the ground in Australia, the UK and Asia, in a round-up from ZDNet reporters around the world.
U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Gary R. Brown hits back at media companies using Internet Protocol addresses to identify users for lawsuits.
The US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has put the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on notice, indirectly stating that it is no longer fit to deliver the new Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions proposed by the global community.
Government officials from country's State Council say small-scale commercial pilot will be rolled out by end-2013, with large-scale deployment to follow before end of 2015.
The government will not use Digital Economy Act powers to block access to sites used for copyright infringement, although the courts have given rights holders that power anyway
In a stinging ruling, Judge Birss of a London patent court has rejected attempts by the plaintiffs in a file-sharing case to have the case dropped, while criticising key technical arguments against the defendants
AWS is allowing users to create, change and delete DNS files for any domain. AWS does this using a "hosted zone"," which acts as a phone book of sorts matching names to IP addresses.
Identifying unlawful file-sharers to comply with proposed law is not currently possible for mobile operators, industry chief says
Update: After this blog post went up, Paul Levins, ICANN's executive officer and vice president of corporate affairs, gave his response in Talkback. Do take a read.
The organisation that oversees domain names and IP addresses is now accountable to the internet community worldwide
The Internet's keeper of domain names and IP addresses has gone global. On Wednesday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the US Department of Commerce said the agency will no longer have ties to the US government and will remain a private, not-for-profit organization.
In a combination of domain typosquatting next to spoofed image files, malware authors managed to successfully impersonate ImageShack, the 5th largest image hosting website on the Internet, the result of which is a malware campaign circulating over MSN, enticing users into infecting themselves by clicking on the spammed links to fake image files.
People should not be criminalised for the file-sharing of copyrighted material if they are not profiting from doing so, the European Parliament has recommended.
John Lovelock, the head of the Federation Against Software Theft, explains why ISPs should ban those accused of illegal file-sharing
Tech titan files three lawsuits accusing Web site operators of profiting illegally from domain names that use its trademarks.