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New .ie domain registrations increased by 24% in 2021 as the digital economy grows

ie is one of the fastest growing country domains in Europe, ahead of .fr, .de and .uk To exchange David Curtin, .IE New .ie domain registrations rose 24% in 2021 compared to 2019 before the pandemic, as tens of thousands of SMBs built websites and online stores, according to new figures from .IE, the national […]

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The Future of Whois Access is on the Table Today – Domain Name Wire

ICANN and the GNSO Council will meet to discuss the future of SSAD. Today, the ICANN Board and the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council will meet to discuss ICANN’s First-Ever Operational Design Assessment for the proposal Standard Access/Disclosure System (SSAD). SSAD could become the post-GDPR successor to Whois access. The meeting is scheduled for […]

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Protect your brand with new domain names | Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, CP

If you have a business, you’ve probably already registered your trademark(s) under one or more top-level domain names, such as .com, .net, .org, .edu, .co, .info, or .biz. You may also have registered one or more of your brands under country codes such as .cn (China), .mx (Mexico) and/or .uk (UK). But have you registered […]

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Review of the year 2021 for domain names

Is it really 2022? Is it? Although many may view 2021 as another “lost” year due to the pandemic, filled with Zoom™ meetings, virtual conferences, working from home and limited travel, there have been a number of notable stories of domain names that deserve to be highlighted. So, without further ado, here are the 10 […]

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The 8 best alternatives to Google Domains for domain registration

If you are interested in registering and purchasing a domain name for your website, you will notice many domain registrars in the market. Google Domains is one of the best domain registrars out there, but there are several other options, in case you want to go with a different registrar. So here are eight of […]

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domain name dispute: what to do in case of website or domain name dispute

Today, a brand’s identity is defined by its online presence. The first place a consumer goes to find information about a brand is their website, which makes the domain name a kind of “online brand”. Domain names help promote a business by building an online and offline customer base through web advertisements and providing easy […]

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Top-level domain .Budapest to remove – Domain Name Wire

MMX never launched the geographic domain. MMX asks ICANN to end .budapest. MMX (Minds + Machines) (AIM: MMX) has filed a notice with ICANN to terminate its contract to operate the .budapest top level domain name. The company applied for the domain with the support of the Budapest city government, but never launched the domain. […]

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NiRA directs registrars to deepen domain name adoption

Emma OkonjiNigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the .ng Internet domain name registry, which maintains the database of names registered on the country code top level domain .ng (ccTLD), recently met with the registrars of the name. of .ng domain in Lagos. At the meeting, which was attended by media, NiRA tasked registrars to find innovative […]

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What’s in a domain name? A look at the strategies of luxury brands

Like every other industry, luxury brands have not been immune to the pandemic and, in fact, the onset and continued effects of COVID-19 have caused a significant decline in sales – and margins – in the luxury goods segment. But it’s not just revenues that have been hit by the pandemic; many brands have considerably […]

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Bringing domain names back to the public: what you need to know about the handshake

Blockchain domains serve several purposes. Besides being smart contract suites, these domains can function as name records for crypto wallet addresses. Unfortunately, people don’t choose which domains they want every time, as most of them already exist or are owned by large companies. It’s here that Hand shake, a decentralized DNS server, stepped in to […]

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Internet Has 364.6 Million Domain Name Registrations At End Of Third Quarter 2021 | News

RESTON, Virginia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 9, 2021– VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, today announced that the third quarter of 2021 closed with 364.6 million registrations of domain names in all top-level domains, a decrease of 2.7 million domain name registrations, or 0.7%, from […]

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The internet has 364.6 million domain name registrations at the end of the third quarter of 2021

RESTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, today announced that the third quarter of 2021 closed with 364.6 million domain name registrations in all top-level domains, down 2.7 million domain name registrations, or 0.7%, from the second quarter of 2021.1.2 Domain […]

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PIR acquires 4 charitable top-level domains and announces RFP for RSP contract – domain name wire

The non-profit organization expands its TLD portfolio and announces tender for backend registry services. Public Interest Registry (PIR), the organization that manages the .org, acquired four top-level domain names in two transactions. First, the association acquired .giving from Giving Limited. Second, the organization “becomes the steward” of three of Donuts’ top-level domains. Donuts will transfer […]

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Tonga’s top-level domain flaws left Google, Amazon and Tether’s web services vulnerable to takeover

Misaligned Incentives Undermine Efforts to Tackle TLD Bugs with ‘Large Scale Impact’ UPDATE Attackers could have changed the name servers of any domain under the Tonga country code top-level domain (ccTLD) due to a vulnerability in the TLD registrar’s website, security researchers revealed . With a Google search for “.to” pages yielding nearly 513 million […]

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Finding the best domain name for your startup

One of the first decisions when planning your startup is finding the best domain name. After all, the domain name is essential to just about everything else related to brand identity, marketing, and public relations. After choosing a name for your startup, your choice of domain name to deploy is the 2nd most important decision. […]

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ICANN warns of alt-root blockchain domain names – domain name wire

The organization is concerned that consumers will be confused. ICANN has published a Warning to consumers on alt-root domain names. Alt-root domains are domain names that are not compatible with the existing Domain Name System (DNS). They require special software or browsers to be solved. Attempts to create top-level domains that rival the primary DNS […]

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CISA interested in a protective messaging service for the .gov domain

Written by Dave Nyczepir November 24, 2021 | FEDSCOOP The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency wants industry input on a protective messaging service that would protect the civilian .gov domain from cyber threats. CISA is interested in a Protective Messaging Service (PES) that not only secures email traffic but also performs threat hunting and incident […]

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Unstoppable Domains launches blockchain brand campaign in Canada – Domain Name Wire

The company wants to mark terms like blockchain and crypto for domain name registration. Unstoppable Domains, a company that offers blockchain-based alt-root domain names, has filed 21 trademark applications in Canada covering its top-level domains and the Unstoppable brand. The company also recently registered a U.S. trademark for the term blockchain, claiming priority over its […]

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Update of the published administration conditions for the .au domain

The Morrison government today released updated approval terms for the .au Internet domain administrator, .au domain administration (auDA), to ensure it remains fit for purpose. support Australians going online. auDA is a non-profit organization that, since 2002, has worked with a range of stakeholders, including industry, government, and the international community, to develop and administer […]

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It’s About To Be Easier To Challenge Trademarks – Domain Name Wire

New rules should help clean up bad brands. There are many questionable trademarks. Sometimes a business rigs the dates of first use. Other times, they submit specimens of questionable use. And on occasion, people register fraudulent marks. I’ve written about questionable brand requests and people using brands to manage new top level domains. Thanks to […]

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How to adopt a robust domain name security strategy

At the start of the pandemic, Zoom suffered a setback when hackers crashed meetings with “Zoombombing” Failure to adequately secure its software was costly, resulting in a lawsuit of $ 85 million. There are currently over 30,000 website exploits per day, but at least 20% of the 100,000 Alexa websites still don’t use any encryption, […]

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Renesas Expands Line of 28nm Interdomain Automotive Control Microcontrollers

TOKYO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced a powerful new group of microcontrollers (MCUs), the RH850 / U2B MCUs, designed to meet the the growing need to integrate multiple applications into a single chip and realize a unified Electronic Control Unit (ECU) for […]

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The AICPA opens the .cpa web domain in Canada

The American Institute of CPA and its technology arm, CPA.com, have extended the .cpa web domain across the border into Canada, allowing CPAs and CPA firms in Canada to request .cpa web addresses to strengthen their brand. The restricted web domain was officially launched in Canada on Tuesday morning. To be eligible, Canadian CPAs and […]

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DNSFilter Domain Threat Report 2021 Results

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – DNSFilter, an AI-powered web security company (www.dnsfilter.com) has released its annual Domain Threat Report. Their research spans from March 2020 to August 2021, but they have found that more than the COVID pandemic has impacted end-user interaction with malicious sites. They identified trends among sites related to […]

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A three-step process to drive out compulsive domain-branded squatters

Domain brand squatting can be defined as the unauthorized or dishonest use of brand or corporate identifiers in domain names. It is often linked to using similar domains in bad faith, and we see it all the time. The threat actors behind these domains are called by different names, although one of the most common […]

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EU ban on anonymous domain registration hailed by threat intelligence firm

“It raises the bar and makes it costly for easy cybercrime,” says DomainTools Upcoming European Union regulations that would curtail anonymous domain registration have been welcomed by a security company despite concerns from some, including Germany’s top-level domain registry, DENIC. Broad proposals to achieve a ‘high common level of cybersecurity across the Union’ and to […]

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EU legislation introduced to ban anonymous domain registration

The European Union is drafting legislation that may soon end individuals registering domains anonymously on the continent. When an Internet domain is registered, a registrar collects information such as the buyer’s name, address, email address, and phone number. However, this information is not verified to be correct and may contain false information. The new EU […]

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Handshake Domain – The Future of the Internet and the Decentralized Web

The 2nd largest domain registrar in the world, Nompas dear announced the launch of Handshake domain registration services. The Handshake Naming System (HNS) is a peer-to-peer network and decentralized system that uses blockchain technology. This means that it bypasses the surveillance of traditional centralized data hosting services offering better control, freedom and security of the […]

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Most large companies do not protect their domain names

Bad players have ramped up their purchase of domains that look like the brands of the world’s top 2,000 companies, with 60% of those domains registered to risky third parties, not the companies themselves. A new study released this week by domain name management corporation Corporation Service Company (CSC) analyzed domain records from Forbes Global […]

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Microsoft Exchange bug exposes approximately 100,000 Windows domain credentials

An uncorrected design flaw in the implementation of the Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover protocol has resulted in the leakage of approximately 100,000 login names and passwords for Windows domains around the world. “This is a serious security issue, because if an attacker can control such domains or has the ability to ‘sniff’ traffic in the same […]