[ad_1] A group of countries has submitted a new proposal to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Committee on Trademarks and Geographical Indications, which is due to meet next month, to protect country names and geographical names. Supporters suggest that this proposal, if adopted by the WIPO General Assembly, could influence the second registration cycle of …

[ad_1] [co-author: Sean Kelly] DNS Belgium, the registry operating the national top level domain (ccTLD) .BE, recently published an article warning domain name owners of the risks inherent in the practice of “snap”. While anyone can legitimately recover an expired domain name, problems can arise when cybercriminals grab expired domain names and then use them …

[ad_1] A new report released on Wednesday shows that the use of fake internet domain names to trick consumers into disclosing personal information is more prevalent than experts originally believed. Using fake Internet domain names to obtain consumers’ personal information is a more popular hacking technique than we thought. This is largely due to the …

Homepage > News > Sci-Hub, often referred to as the “Pirate Bay of Science”, lost three of its domain names this week. The suspensions are likely the result of the lost lawsuit against the American Chemical Society. Despite the setback, Sci-Hub remains resilient, pointing out that there are other ways to access the site, including …

[ad_1] The top level domain ‘Getstream.io’ (NIXDOMAIN) outage lasted almost 2 hours on September 20, 2017. Pings to our website and API servers were failing to resolve ‘getstream’ records to a name of ‘valid host.io. The only practical solution to deal with DNS failures is to fall back on a backup domain. The outage lasted …

[ad_1] Police officers may need to specialize in at least one area such as counterinsurgency, counterterrorism, economic crime or cyber crime before being promoted to higher ranks. The proposal which will cover Indian Police Service (IPS) officers has been sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the administrative authority of IPS, to the Ministry of …

[ad_1] New Delhi: Indian Police Service (IPS) officers may soon be required to specialize in at least one area of ​​policing such as counterinsurgency, terrorist financing or cybercrime to gain promotion to higher ranks. According to a proposal prepared by the Ministry of the Interior, each of the IPS agents will have to specialize in …

[ad_1] SSAC says emoji domains are like 😈, give 👎 to their registration. Emoji domain names have received a lot of press over the past year thanks, in part, to the .ws enabling emoji domain name registrations. Today, the ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) released a report (pdf) warning against the use of …

Domain names are a staple in today’s technology-centric world. The $16 million sale of “insure.com” to Quinstreet in 2009 may have set the world record, but even longer domain names are routinely sold for hundreds of dollars every day. The result is a unique opportunity for investors to invest in domain names that can be …

Unlike brands, there is no concept of similarity when it comes to domain names in China – any domain name can be registered, as long as it is not identical to a previously registered domain name . Additionally, domain names are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Given the number of top-level domains (TLDs), it …

There are several perspectives from which one can give various answers to the question “what are domain names?” “. Originally, the Domain Name System began and continues to be a user-friendly way of addressing a set of machines or a specific machine connected to the Internet. Thus, from a technical point of view, a domain …

[ad_1] Singer is a portable freeware program for quickly pinging multiple IP addresses and hostnames. Does the world really need another ping tool? We would have said no, but it turns out that there is more than enough here to justify the existence of the program. SPinger comes from a reliable developer – Jody Holmes, …

[ad_1] All domain names identical or similar to registered trademarks do not give rise to action. Exhibit 1 are plaintiffs whose trademarks are subsequent to the registration of the domain name. The latest example is Insight Energy Ventures LLC v. Alois Muehlberger, LMBerger Co. Ltd., D2016-2010 (WIPO December 12, 2016) (), but there are other …

[ad_1] As a result of the Dynamic attack, many major websites were down, including Twitter – browsers could not resolve servers’ IP addresses because the authoritative name server (Dyn) was down. I’m not sure if this could be dealt with globally – there has been an interesting discussion on Reddit about my proposal to increase …

[ad_1] Guwahati The legal battle of two IPS officers from the Assam Police Force has fallen into the public domain. Yesterday, Additional Director General of Police (Communications) Assam R Chandanathan alleged “that a section of senior police officials was trying to tarnish their public image” and today another IPS officer, Anurag Agarwala, issued a press …

[ad_1] What is a domain name and where does it come from? We seem to automatically take domain names for granted. Yet in 1985 there were only six domain names. For people born in the early 90s and before, many had not even heard of a domain name until the mid-90s, when the Internet started …

[ad_1] For registrants of domain names who are not trademark owners, the loss of their domain names can be an irreparable loss; and for brand owners, perhaps not sunk but fraught with uncertainties of recovery. ICANN has attempted to address the issue of inadvertent registration failures in the Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP) and its …

[ad_1] RESTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and Internet security, today announced that approximately 12 million domain names were added to the Internet in the first quarter of 2016, bringing the total number of domains registered as of March 31, 2016, according to the latest …

[ad_1] A combination of poorly configured networks and new Internet domain name rules offers cybercriminals a new, easy way to attack entire organizations, according to a University of Michigan study. The vulnerability, described by US-CERT (the United States Computer Emergency Preparedness Team) in Alert TA16-144A released on May 23, 2016, affects computers that use WPAD. …

Domain name and Internet security company VeriSign announced that approximately 3.1 million domain names were added to the Internet during the third quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 299 million in the world in all top-level domains (TLDs). of September 30. The increase of approximately 3.1 million domain …

fTLD Registry Services, the operator of the .BANK top-level domain, reports that nearly seven months after the launch of .BANK, US banks continue to register domain names. Based on data as of November 30, 2015, the organization reports that 5,165 .BANK domain names have been registered in the United States by 2,534 banks. Additionally, 560 …

[ad_1] Join us in a fun Sunday debate on AMOLED and LCD. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then choose your side or play devil’s advocate to have your voice heard and engage in a friendly discussion. You can read our food for thought or jump right into …

[ad_1] Overview of the domain name industryClick to downloadWe published the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief which reports that the internet grew by two million domain names in the second quarter of 2015 and closed with a base of 296 million domain names in all domains of first level (TLD). This is …

Daniel Ternyak, CEO and Founder of “no nonsense” .bit domain name registrar GetDotBit, launched its project on April 23. Since then, he has been offering his customers free registrations for their first domain name. More than 700 .bit domains have been registered so far, and he says an end date for free registrations is “not …

[ad_1] Amazon has registered a bunch of domains under new TLDs and forwards them to the pages of its website. It’s still unclear what Amazon.com’s strategy is for the many top-level domain names it will soon control. But we might get a clue by looking at its use of top-level domain names from other registries. …

A researcher from OpenDNS Security Labs has developed a new way to automatically detect and block sites used to distribute malware almost instantly without having to scan them. The approach, originally developed by researcher Jeremiah O’Connor, uses natural language processing and other analytics to detect malicious domains before they can attack by spotting hostnames designed …

[ad_1] A good domain name can be hard to find … especially when domain name extensions are in high demand. This is what is happening with the new .CLUB gTLD. If your Registrar tells you that the desired domain name is not available, this is not necessarily true. Anyone involved in launching a website has …

[ad_1] This is the first in a series of guest articles written by Isaac Maposa, co-founder of Web Enchanter, a Zimbabwean domain registration startup. Why you should know about domain names Knowing how the domain name system works will help you in the event of failure or misconfiguration of your DNS records. In a case …

The system shows you which of your domains are about to expire and allows you to transfer them to Uniregistry. A register (the registrar, not the registry) launched a new dashboard called “Domain Tracker”. This is the first integration between Frank Schilling’s registrar and his domain sales/parking platform DomainNameSales.com. The dashboard retrieves all the domains …

HE Dr. Hessa Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, and Fadi Chehadé, President of ICANN, signing the MoU. Doha: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (ictQatar) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the high-level government meeting at the 50th Public Meeting …

[ad_1] Is this what they mean by the “semantic” web? The list of available generic top-level domains (gTLDs) – the string to the right of the period, like .com or .org – will grow by the hundreds this year and beyond. It opens up all kinds of opportunities for new addresses online. For example, the …

[ad_1] An IPS monitor with 120Hz refresh. It’s the holy grail of PC screens. So why can’t you buy one? First, let’s go back briefly and lay down some basic benchmarks. IPS refers to a special type of LCD screen technology, specifically in-plane switching. The details don’t really matter, other than understanding that the IPS …

[ad_1] Some domains are too big to fail. Apart from the obvious ones like google.com and facebook.com, upon which the availability of our daily lives depends, there are many others upon which the internet infrastructure (and much of the modern world itself depends). same). These are domains like w3.org and ietf.org, which host the technical …

[ad_1] Now that ICANN has approved a potentially significant expansion in the number of generic top-level domains, there is considerable interest and confusion as to how these names can be used. For example, if someone registers “dot BRAND”, can they advertise http: // brand / and make it work? No! No! Or at least, most …

If you want to know more about Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), UNESCO and EURid recently published a report on the evolution and challenges of IDNs. It’s a good read and highlights some of the struggles countries and registries face that incorporate IDNs. Although Russia has so far proven to be a major success story – …

[ad_1] ICANN oversees the global domain name system that turns “arstechnica.com” into an IP address, and at a major ICANN meeting today in Europe, the organization made two important decisions. If you’ve been reading Interwebs, you’ve probably heard that a new .XXX top-level domain has been approved for anything pornographic. Porn! Internet is for porn! …

[ad_1] While threat management remains a top priority, it’s more important than ever for cash-strapped security professionals to fully understand the functionality of intrusion defense tools in order to make good purchasing decisions. Intrusion Defense Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) are a particularly confusing area because the products are so similar, the vendors …

Network solutions was the only place you could buy a .com or other domain name. Years ago, they lost their monopoly rights and a flood of low-cost competitors entered the market. Today Network Solutions is a distant third in market share behind giants like GoDaddy and eNom. The main reason is the price. Network Solutions …