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2012-02-29 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) appreciates and supports the U.S. government's commitment to the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance, and to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). CADNA finds disturbing...

2012-02-10 13:35:00

Date to be Set After Initial Application Round Closes Marina del Rey, California (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 ICANN´s Board of Directors has passed a resolution reaffirming the organization´s commitment to open a second round of applications for the New generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) Program as expeditiously as possible. “The important thing here is that the Board has erased any doubt that there will be a second application window for new generic Top-Level Domains,”...

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2012-01-17 03:30:11

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com When the U.S. Congress returns from recess on January 24, both houses are expected to begin rolling up their sleeves to hammer out a final version of two of the most controversial pieces of legislation in recent memory: the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act (PROTECT IP Act, or PIPA for short) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Yet as the date draws closer, a growing panoply of concerns and...

2012-01-12 08:15:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JAS Global Advisors, an information technology and security consulting firm, has been selected by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to review applications for the new generic top-level domain (gTLD) program. As a part of ICANN's evaluation process, JAS Global Advisors will be responsible for ensuring that organizations seeking to register new top-level domains meet ICANN's stringent technical, operational and financial...

2012-01-12 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The plan to create new Internet domains could and should benefit Internet users and businesses, particularly those around the world who write in alphabets other than Latin. But ensuring that the benefits outweigh potential harms will depend entirely on what the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) does next," NetChoice Executive Director Steve DelBianco said today. "Today is a big day, but not nearly as big as...

ICANN Still Going Ahead With New Internet Domain Expansion On Thursday
2012-01-11 11:44:36

Internet domain regulators on Monday quelled fears by several bodies, including the United Nations, that a planned expansion of website addresses could cause severe problems, stating that safeguards for the system had been set in place. The UN, the International Monetary Fund and 26 other organizations and agencies last month wrote the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) asking it to bar addresses like .un or .imf from being scooped up by...

2012-01-06 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Newsmaker: "Beyond .com, .gov, .net and .edu... Expansion of Internet Addressing" Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11 Time: 2 p.m. Place: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer Rod Beckstrom and Board Chair Dr. Stephen Crocker will discuss the launch of...

Top Level Domain Names To Be Expanded
2012-01-06 05:38:36

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) who determines who gets to manage the Top Level Domain names - such as .com, .net and others - is planning to accept applications for an increased number of domain name options, according to recent media reports. The Association of National Advertisers and other members of the Coalition for Responsible Internet Domain Oversight have lobbied against the plan. The members are worried about the expansion because now they may have...

2012-01-03 10:22:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) is strongly encouraged by the level of attention that the New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Program has recently received from the U.S. Congress, the Obama Administration and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In the last few weeks, the New gTLD Program, which the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is scheduled to begin implementing on January 12, 2012, has been the...

2011-12-14 15:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) appreciated the opportunity to serve as a witness and provide testimony at today's hearing on ICANN's Top-Level Domain Name Program, held by the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. CADNA views this hearing not only as an opportunity to reform the problems with ICANN's New gTLD Program, but to also bring increased levels of...