Last month, in a much heralded international event, the agreement that ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) held with the United States Department of Commerce was permitted to lapse and so ICANN became an independent manager of the Internet’s addressing system.
Are you ready to help me make the Internet more secure? Here’s your chance to join me in a project to create an open-source hardware device to protect email, files and other data from hackers and government spies.
The CrypTech Project was founded in late 2013 after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the US and other governments were exploiting weak cryptography and loose standards to gain access to citizens’ email, documents, and other files....
First it was the fridge – it didn’t feel as cold. Then the oven was taking a long time to heat up. Then the air conditioning, the washer, the dryer… even the microwave – they all seemed a little off. Not much – but a proud and dedicated homeowner like myself could definitely feel it. Then my phone rang. It was John, my neighbor.
Previously reserved “ICANN collision” names now available to public
Couldn’t register for great names like caribbean.blue, bake.organic, or planet.red? Now you can! Afilias is pleased to announce that the Name CollisionManagement process as required by ICANN is complete for the new top level domains (TLDs) that Afilias launched in 2014. This means...
With the arrival of hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), many marketers are excited that they can now get a web address that best describes their business or brand. For instance, a company in the organic business can now get a web address on .ORGANIC, or a brand that’s all about passion and excitement can now get on .RED, etc. At the same time, many are also asking some important SEO related questions: