For many industry participants, the timing around opening the next round of new Top-Level Domain applications has been frustrating to say the least.However, with the recent ICANN Marrakech meeting now complete, we thought it timely to provide an update for those who may be interested to apply in the next round or for those simply following the journey.Put simply, here is what needs to occur at a very high level.1. The community needs to finish
After several months of activity, the actors behind the 'Sea Turtle' DNS hijacking campaign are not slowing down, according to a blog post on Cisco's Talos Intelligence blog post this week. And one of their targets appears to have been the Greek ccTLD .gr.The Sea Turtle hijacking campaign appears to have recently regrouped after Cisco Talos in April 2019 published 'their initial findings and coverage and are redoubling their efforts with new infrastructure.
In 2018 Afnic, best known as the registry operator for France's ccTLD .fr, was designated by the Paris-based International Council of Museums (ICOM) as the backend registry provider for .museum. There are changes happening as a result of the change, not least being to increase .museum's use and adoption, thus supporting the digital transformation of museums.According to Afnic estimates, in 2016 only 38% of museums or related organisations in the world had a
Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) logoZimbabwe's ccTLD management is about to be brought into the 21st century with the government calling for public comments on a DNS Framework Consultation paper that was released Monday. The paper outlines the limitations of the current setup such as no single registry, no functional WHOIS, registrations are manual and difficulties in implementing security initiatives, no IPv6.Accordi
ICANN65 has only just concluded and ICANN has opened registration for the next ICANN meeting ICANN66, which will also be the 20th annual general meeting to be held in Montral, Canada, from 2 to 7 November. To register for the meeting, go to: https://events.icann.org/icann66-montreal/registrationThis latest Domain News has been posted from here: Source Link
English may be the world's lingua franca, online and offline, but when it comes to content on websites using European country code and geographic top-level domains, local languages as would be expected dominate. But the proportion of content in English and the local language varies markedly across the TLDs. And when it comes to endangered languages, as defined by UNESCO, web content is even rarer online than offline.In a study published by CENTR titled Divers