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ICANN prepares to reopen gTLD applications

ICANN will reopen the application system for generic top-level domains on Tuesday, the organisation said late last week.The body, which administers the DNS root zone, had to shut down the gTLD application system on 12 April due to a bug that made some applicants' details visible to others.

May 21, 2012 by

ICANN offers refunds over gTLD system shutdown

ICANN, the body running registrations for the new generic top-level domains, has offered refunds to applicants who have been inconvenienced by a shutdown of the application system.The organisation, which is responsible for managing the DNS root zone, closed down the gTLD application system on 12 April, because it had a bug that exposed the applications details of some applicants to others.

May 8, 2012 by

ICANN to reveal extent of data breach

ICANN has said it will tell gTLD applicants by early next week whether their information was exposed by a security glitch in ICANN's application system.Internet address coordinator ICANN said on Friday that it would tell applicants for generic top level domains (gTLDs) whether their application details had been exposed by the glitch.

May 2, 2012 by

ICANN extends gTLD deadline over glitch

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has extended the deadline for the submission of applications for generic top-level domains (gTLDs), because of a bug in its application system.

April 12, 2012 by

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