ICANN Publishes Updated Domain Name Marketplace Indicators

ICANN Tuesday announced the release of updated industry metrics as part of its Domain Name Marketplace Indicators initiative. The initiative presents statistics related to generic top-level domains (gTLDs) and country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) with the aim of fostering greater transparency for reputable information on the evolution of the domain name marketplace. View the updated

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Following Supreme Court Decision, NIC Chile Receives Several Requests For .CL Registrant Data

Created with The GIMP Following a decision in October where the Chilean Supreme Court forced Chile’s ccTLD manager NIC Chile to release limited domain name registrant information, there have been 4 requests, and one subsequently withdrawn. In the first of 2 announcements [Spanish] on 5 December NIC Chile said they had received 4 new requests

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Heficed Launches IPv4 Address Lease and Monetisation Platform

Heficed last week launched what the network infrastructure solutions provider is describing as a game-changing platform within the field of IPv4 addresses – the IP Address Market. The platform lets businesses and organisations to monetise their IPv4 address resources by merely listing them, while lessees can easily choose the needed IPv4 addresses and lease them

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Tenth Iteration Of Operation In Our Sites Sees Over 30,000 Domains Seized

A joint European-United States operation has seen 30,506 domain names seized that distributed counterfeit and pirated items over the internet during the tenth iteration of Operation In Our Sites (IOS X). The counterfeit and pirated items distributed included counterfeit pharmaceuticals and pirated movies, illegal television streaming, music, software, electronics and other bogus products. IOS X

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