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June 13, 2012

Aussies buy into new domain era

The film industry, universities and banks were among the Australian organisations that applied for the most generic top-level domain names (gTLDs).

May 21, 2012 by

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 8, 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 2, 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.

April 12, 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.

January 9, 2012 by

Missing the gTLD deadline may cost firms

Applications for generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are open for three months from this week, but organisations that miss out or wait to see what their competitors do risk being left behind, according to Melbourne IT CEO Theo Hnarakis.

October 19, 2011 by

NSW, Vic look to move on TLDs

It may become easier to remember a New South Wales or Victorian government website in future, after the two today went to market for new generic top-level domain names to spruce up their web addresses.

September 24, 2011 by

Beckstrom: I came to change Icann

Icann is preparing for new generic top-level domain applications. Rod Beckstrom, the chief executive of Icann, talks to ZDNet UK about his work at the heart of the internet

May 17, 2002 by

DTI asks for help on ICANN reform

In June the governments of the world will gather to present their views on how ICANN - possibly the most criticised group on the Internet - should be reformed. The DTI is taking submissions


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