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From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2002 02:55:23 +1100 (EST)
ICANN Stepping Up Hunt For New 'Dot-Org' Operator (Newsbytes)
Internet addressing authorities next month will kick off the search
to find a new home for the dot-org Internet domain.

Drain Of Domain-Name Pool Slows In January - Report (Newsbytes)
Rapid evaporation of the pool of Internet domain names at the end of
2001 appears to have abated in January, according to a report this
week from the domain-registration watchers at SnapNames. Spreads Wings; Acquires Basic Fusion (
Looking to spread its wings in the competitive domain name market,
Idealab-owned registry on Thursday announced the acquisition
of software firm Basic Fusion from, Inc. Financial terms
of the deal were not disclosed.,1471,8471_982931,00.html

EU backs new .eu Internet tag (ZDNet)
The European Parliament has endorsed legislation to allow the
creation of an .eu domain,,t269-s2105288,00.html

Germany wins back its Internet name (Yahoo)
After a two-year fight with a German Internet consulting company, the
German government announced on Friday it had won the right to the web

From BNA Internet Law News
ICANN Completes Deal With Dot-JP
ICANN has announced that it has completed an agreement with the Japan
Registry Service Corporation over the dot-jp domain. The agreement is
the second ICANN ccTLD agreement, following a deal last year with the
dot-au domain.

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