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Domain names: Seven “dirty words” now acceptable in .US

The Registry operator of the .US domain and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) have lifted a prohibition on the so called “seven dirty words” allowing them to be included in future .US domain name registrations.  The decision came in the wake of the suspension of an anti-Nazi domain name containing a previously banned

Bye Bye Internet – a brief look at the historic transition that just happened this weekend

Midnight 1 October 2016 was a historic moment in the history of the Internet with ICANN, a non-profit organization, finally taking control of the global domain name system (DNS). The U.S. government’s contract to perform the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions (the IANA contract) has expired. Whilst the U.S. certainly invented the underlying technology

ICANN sets course for change of Internet stewardship

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took another step towards a tectonic shift in Internet governance at its 55th meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, in March.  Extensive discussions with the global Internet community spanning a period of two years culminated at the meeting in a plan under which the U.S. government will pass