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ICANN Update: November 2014

This month, we look at the latest issues in the Internet Governance world, including name collision and two character domains.   Name Collison In many new gTLDs, there was a list of domains prohibited from registration due to the fact that registration may have caused harm in the outside world. ICANN has spent the last few months with the community developing a framework to allow these names to be released.

November TLD Round-Up

Here is our latest overview of news from the domain name universe .AU Domains Grow To 2.9 Million The .au domain has one of the highest growth rates in the world of around six percent and one of the highest domain densities in the Asia Pacific, a report from AusRegistry has found. CIRA Deploys Anycast DNS Service

Cyber Monday: Don’t Get Caught Out By The Cybercriminals

The two busiest shopping days of the year – ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ are fast approaching. Whilst retailers are gearing up to attract consumers in the run up to Christmas, Cybercriminals are also poised to take advantage of the bargain hunters. Be Wary Of “Too Good To Be True Offers” The Internet provides an unrivalled opportunity for businesses to grow online. However, it also provides a fantastic opportunity for criminals to prosper from a brand’s value by using its Intellectual Property and trademarks for their own gains.

The Wild West Web: Opportunities and Risks for Digital Marketing Campaigns

Today, it is imperative that Marketers are using the online power channels to engage customers and drive the sales lifecycle. In November 2014, NetNames hosted an online marketing lecture at The Marketing Academy in London which explored the opportunities and threats for Marketers posed by the Internet.

ICANN Update: October 2014

This month, we look at the latest issues in the Internet Governance world, including debates around a 2nd gTLD round, Privacy and Proxy Services and domain ownership. 2nd gTLD Round


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