In today’s world, e-commerce and online visibility are sine qua non for success. Businesses are willing to invest significant sums to strengthen their online presence and maximize sales. As a result of this digitalization of business, domain names have gained incredible value. And where there is value, there is anRead More →

Apple has taken ownership of the domain name, according to a WHOIS record discovered by MacRumors. The domain name was previously owned by payment startup Mobeewave, which Apple acquired last year. Mobeewave has created a system that allows shoppers to use a credit card or smartphone on another phoneRead More →

Google has a disallowance tool, a tool reluctantly launched in 2012 that lets you tell Google which links you don’t want them to count and which point to your site. Turns out there are a number of SEOs who end up disavowing their disavow tool – which has no impactRead More →

A new set of rules governs the “.au” country code top-level domain (ccTLD). These rules introduced key changes to eligibility criteria and the ability to rent or lease domain names. In particular, registrants relying on an Australian trademark to meet the Australian presence requirement must now ensure that their “.au”Read More →

Domain name and related disputes A domain name is a word or a combination of words that helps identify the association of a website with another individual. Domain names are used to locate a website and are commonly referred to as URLs (Uniform Resource Locator). Internet domain name is veryRead More →

STAMFORD, Connecticut.—NBC Olympics is deploying Signiant intelligent file transfer software for its production of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, reported Darryl Jefferson, vice president of post-production and digital workflow, NBC Sports and Olympics, and Margaret Craig, CEO of Signiant. Signiant’s software will allow NBC Olympics to leverage its talentRead More →

The company that provides alt-root domain names has filed trademark applications for new extensions. Unstoppable Domains, a company that sells alt-root domain names that use blockchain technology, recently filed trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for future namespaces. The company has filed applications for .nft,Read More →

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, today announced that the first quarter of 2021 ended with 363.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), a decline of 2.8 million domain name registrations, or 0.8%, from the fourthRead More →

There are over 370 million domain names registered on the Internet. Millions are unused. And some haven’t been updated in years, largely because the companies that registered them forgot about them. Companies will never forget where their offices are, but they regularly lose track of their “online real estate”. AndRead More →

Last summer I wrote an article imploring Afternic to allow clients to add two-factor verification to their accounts. The additional security measure is necessary because if a customer’s account were compromised, the wrong actor could lower the price of a Fast Transfer qualifying domain name, allowing it to be soldRead More →

Baltimore, Maryland – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland seized “” which claimed to be the website of a genuine biotechnology company developing a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus, but was instead used to collect the personal information of individuals visiting the site, in order to useRead More →

Brian King, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Intellectual Property Group at Clarivate, explains the growing influence of domains, why security is the biggest challenge in domain management, and how organizations can secure their domains There has been an increase in attacks on domains. Since the introduction of the first top-levelRead More →

If you are a small business owner, you undoubtedly know the benefits of launching a website for promoting your brand, selling your products, and managing customer relationships. If you don’t have a dedicated IT department or technical assistant in your organization, you’ll likely have a lot of questions about domainRead More →

Domain Name Dispute Resolution Options: Features, Benefits, and Other Considerations for Choosing Between UDRP and URS by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”). Both procedures provide a legal framework for resolving disputes between a domain name holder and a third party regarding the improper registration and useRead More →

In October, PG&E threatened a prominent domain against Palo Alto Unified over the utility’s offer for an easement at the Cubberley Community Center. Embarcadero Media file photo by Veronica Weber. After stalled discussions over the past few months, the Palo Alto School District is faced with the likelihood that PacificRead More →

Low power-high performance OPINION Use of constraints for accurate CDC analysis and reduced need for overrides without manual inspection. As chips get bigger and more complex, the number of gates and the amount of built-in memory increase dramatically. The number of clock domains is also steadily increasing. Several dozen differentRead More →

Shutterstock/FGC PEM is a container file format often used to store cryptographic keys. It is used for many different things, as it simply defines the structure and encoding type of the file used to store a bit of data. What is a PEM file? PEM is only a standard; theyRead More →

So I found this “PASSWD.LOG” file in C: Windows debug. Here is what it contains: 08/12 10:03:08 Attempt to change the DESKTOP-UHTCDNQ server / domain password for the Admin user 12/08 10:03:08 SamChangePasswordUser2 on the DESKTOP-UHTCDNQ machine for the Admin user returned 0xc000006a 08/12 10:03:08 Attempt to change DESKTOP-UHTCDNQ serverRead More →

Picture this: You’ve created an attractive and functional website on a server owned by a company that you once thought of as a reliable web host. Then weeks, months, or years later, the service goes wrong for you. These could be hacks, slow load times, inconsistent availability, high prices, orRead More →

Once you’ve decided to build a website, you need to make an important decision, before you even check out our roundup of the best web hosting services: What’s your domain name will be? You know it’s the [yoursitename.extension] web address by which all your (hopefully) many customers find you. YourRead More →

The system allows companies to easily verify the identity of customers. makes it easier for businesses to verify the identity of customers. Namecheap has launched a new identity verification service using a large domain name: The service allows businesses to confirm the identity of customers for a varietyRead More →

HDR Global Trading Limited v. Super Privacy Service LTD v/o Dynadot, 2019 NAFDD LEXIS 1176 (Decision August 30, 2019)[NMR] Another week, another CCM article that illustrates the importance of brands. A brand is many things. Sure, there are trademark filings, for things like company names, product names, logos, slogans, butRead More →

CNNIC’s ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy (CNDRP) was revised on June 18, 2019. According to the newly revised Article 2, “Dispute Resolution Service Providers do not accept complaint regarding domain names whose recording time is longer than Three years”, the duration was extended from two years to three years, which meansRead More →

At Gandi, we currently offer over 750 TLDs (probably the one with the most coverage in the industry), so we often see policy changes firsthand. One of these changes was the introduction of new laws in China and new regulations by MIIT (China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) atRead More →

The RAA’s new requirement to verify your contact information is great news for scammers. As of January 1, any domain name registrar that has signed the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (which includes all major registrars) must verify certain aspects of the whois contact information. . Registrars should verify this byRead More →