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Telegraph.co.uk

Bank wins ruling against 'cybersquatter' who demanded £100000 for domain name
Telegraph.co.uk
Although it is not illegal to register a domain name that does not already have an owner, the regulator hears hundreds of “abusive registration” cases each year, in which so-called cybersquatters buy domains without intending to use them. The ...



Domain Name Wire

I just fixed Whois and GDPR
Domain Name Wire
It's really quite simple. So ICANN has received guidance from the Article 29 Working Party in Europe about ICANN's proposed Whois model to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I'd summarize it as: nice try, but we are your ...

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JD Supra (press release)

gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open
JD Supra (press release)
As first reported in our December 2013 newsletter, the first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the "dot" in a domain name) have launched their "Sunrise" registration periods. Please see our December 2013 Newsletter for ...



Cloudwards

How To Register A Domain Name
Cloudwards
Your website isn't complete until it has a domain name. In real life, that would be akin to owning a home without an address. While people would still be able to come over, they would have a hard time locating your house. This means, one of the first ...



Tech Wire Asia

Domains in a nutshell: gTLDs, ccTLDs, nTLDs, and brand extensions
Tech Wire Asia
Initially, people could only register a domain with a .com, .net, or a .org extension which made the market pretty competitive. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the body that is responsible for these domain extensions ...



Retail News Asia (press release) (blog)

Warnings of 'online catastrophe' in domain name industry
Retail News Asia (press release) (blog)
Jim Stewart, chief executive of digital marketing firm StewART Media and a signatory to the letter calling for Boardman's resignation, said the situation has become untenable and demanded a special general meeting to discuss Boardman's position. The ...

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Targeting online risk
Lexology
The rise of online infringement is linked to the ease with which anyone can register a domain name and the popularity of social media and other e-commerce platforms, as it has enabled counterfeiters to access cheap routes to market and vastly expand ...



Nigeria: How To Protect Your Domain Name In Nigeria
Mondaq News Alerts
Any person or entity wishing to register a domain name in the gTLDs in question is required to consent to the terms and conditions of the UDRP. According to the ICANN policy, a domain registrant must agree to be bound by the UDRP — they cannot get a ...

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Bitcoin Exchange Guide (blog)

Coinweb ICO (XCO Token): Multichain Crypto Token Wallet Address?
Bitcoin Exchange Guide (blog)
Finally, you can use all of these names to issue your own C-tokens. You might issue your own Cryptoland tokens. Anyone with a C-domain or C-name can issue their own tokens. Other key features under the Coinweb naming system include C-mail, which is an ...



Digital Trends

Need to register a domain? These are the best domain registrars in the world
Digital Trends
Setting up your own website today is easier than it's ever been, especially if you use a website builder. However, part of the process you can't avoid is registering a domain name — and for that, you need a domain registrar, no matter who's handling ...


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