international domain news

international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 05:55:08 +1100 (EST)
Oz Registry operator plans listing
The company that will run Australia's domain name registry,
RegistrarsAsia, is set to list on the ASX via a reverse takeover
agreement with another company.

http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,3601255%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html

Internet suffix for individuals makes debut
The first Internet address suffixes created exclusively for
individuals on Tuesday join the familiar ''.com'' and ''.org'' domain
names.
Currently, Internet users with personal Web sites tend to use
''.org,'' which is commonly associated with nonprofits.
 http://www.siliconvalley.com/docs/news/svfront/002411.htm
 http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/tech/2002/01/14/dot-name.htm
 http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/173629.html

Masters of their own domain 
A new category of personalised domain names released overnight for
use on the Internet has proved a local hit, with Australian companies
processing thousands of applications for the dot.name address.
 http://www.smh.com.au/icon/0201/16/news9.html

Nissan Loses Bid to Take Internet Addresses From Businessman
Nissan Motor Co. lost a bid to force a man with the same name as the
Japanese automaker to surrender the Internet addresses Nissan.com and
Nissan.net, which he uses to market his own businesses. 

http://quote.bloomberg.com/fgcgi.cgi?T=finer99_auto.ht&s=APETNYxXsTmlzc2Fu

Is Your Domain Name Optimized?    
When first setting up a business most people will register a domain
name that mirrors exactly the name of their company. While this is
certainly important for directing people to your Web site, many Web
site owners do not realize that a good domain name can help with
their search engine ranking.  
 http://www.internetday.com/article/0,,1381_953541,00.html

Net use in China grows 50pc  
The China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC), the country's
Internet regulator, on Tuesday released its ninth report on Internet
development and use in China. 
By the end of 2001, the number of Internet users had grown almost 50
per cent to 33.7 million from the 2000 figure of 22.5 million. 

http://breakingnews.scmp.com/NLet/NLet.asp?Sec=technology&SSec=internet&Id=ZZZCFR3M5WC

USA ISPs form lobbying group 
A new lobbying group representing major Internet service providers
met with Justice Department officials Tuesday to discuss such issues
as clarifying how ISPs can work with law-enforcement officials during
criminal investigations. 
The United States Internet Service Provider Association, which
includes America Online, Cable & Wireless, EarthLink, Verizon Online
and WorldCom, formed earlier this year. 
 http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1004-200-8495031.html


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