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Australia: Domain registrars fined $1.95m for domain name deception - Mondaq News Alerts

Australia: Domain registrars fined $1.95m for domain name deception
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However, while these notices appeared to be renewal notices for existing domain names, they were actually notices for the registration of new domain names. This resulted in many businesses unwittingly signing up for a new domain name ending in a ...


Domain name disputes: Will the President play his trump card again? - Lexology

Domain name disputes: Will the President play his trump card again?
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The Trump Organisation owns a lot of domain names – around 3,000, for everything from <TrumpOnTheRocks.com> to <TrumpRussia.com>. Unfortunately for the President, this impressive portfolio doesn't include <TrumpHotels.org>. Golf enthusiasts ...

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Internationalized domain names create phishing risks: Here's a solution - TechRepublic

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Internationalized domain names create phishing risks: Here's a solution
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When ICANN began to allow registration of internationalized domain names—that is, domain names that use non-ASCII characters—they unwittingly opened a new method for phishing campaigns to succeed. Visual similarities between characters in different ...


Africa: New Provision Made in .africa Domain Names for Resellers - AllAfrica.com

Africa: New Provision Made in .africa Domain Names for Resellers
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Registrars and/or Resellers (RaRs) that are not ICANN-accredited but wish to provision dotAfrica (.africa) domain names can now do so by simply becoming a reseller on the AF Proxy Domain Name Registration Platform. AF Proxy registration services allows ...


EUROPE: Domain names and WHOIS information in a post-GDPR world (gTLDs update) - Lexology

EUROPE: Domain names and WHOIS information in a post-GDPR world (gTLDs update)
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With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) having taken effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, this has meant a big change to the availability of WHOIS data (ie data recording – among other things – the persons who own domain names). See an ...

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Is .co starting to hold back mediocre domain names? - TheDomains.com

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Is .co starting to hold back mediocre domain names?
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Holding back and reserving what one would consider “premium” names is nothing new in domaining. Verisign has taken back drops on premium .tv domains many a time. Certain new gtld registries have done the same. There is usually not a desire to hold ...


European Union: The Wind Of Change: GDPR`S Drastic Effect On Domain Name Registrations, Especially The WHOIS ... - Mondaq News Alerts

European Union: The Wind Of Change: GDPR`S Drastic Effect On Domain Name Registrations, Especially The WHOIS ...
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Due to the global nature of domain name registrations, all registrars worldwide will be required to follow the new data protection regulation as they may handle personal data about data subjects who are in the EU. The Internet Corporation for Assigned ...

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Domain Name Registrations Reach 333.8 Million in 1Q18 - EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet

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Domain Name Registrations Reach 333.8 Million in 1Q18
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Verisign's first quarter Domain Name Industry Brief (DBIR) report found that at the end of the first quarter of 2018, there were approximately 333.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), up by 1 percent year-over-year.


Combinations of Dictionary Words in Domain Names: Common vs. Distinctive Phrases - CircleID

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Combinations of Dictionary Words in Domain Names: Common vs. Distinctive Phrases
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The lexicon of domain names consists of letters, words, numbers, dots, and dashes. When the characters correspond in whole (identical) or in part (confusingly similar) to trademarks or service marks and their registrations postdate the first use of ...


What's in a name? Understanding the domain registration process - More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising

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What's in a name? Understanding the domain registration process
More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising
This is partially due to the fact that they do not fully understand how the registration process works. Additionally, they might not have chosen the right name for their online address. How can you avoid making each of these costly (and potentially ...


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