domain name, WSIS & governance news - Mar 10

domain name, WSIS & governance news - Mar 10

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 21:43:17 +1100 (EST)
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Phishers using DNS servers to lure victims
Online thieves looking for personal data may be moving
to more active measures by redirecting people from
legitimate sites to malicious ones, security experts
said this week.,2000061744,39183847,00.htm 

au: Companies warned against .biz bluff
Overseas internet operator Michael Goodall uses images
of the US flag and a presidential-looking seal that
bears the legend: "In God We Trust".

NZ company victor in domain dispute
New Zealand polling company DigiPoll has gained
control of the domain name, more than
three years after it was registered by someone else in
the US.

Australian Domain Price War: The Gloves are off &
Domain Prices Have Crashed in 2005
The retail price for domains has never been
this low! Premium full service registrars such as
MelbourneIT and Bottle Domains sell a 2-year license
for domains at $140 and $99 respectively. You
can now register the same domain at Domain
Central for only $49.

Australian domain administrator warns against .biz
The administrator of .au domain names is warning
Australian businesses to be wary of contacts from an
organisation it believes is falsely positioning itself
as the global domain name administrator.

uk: Domain seller leaves thousands in limbo
Thousands of UK domain owners have been left in limbo
by the actions of Cambridge-based registrar

ICANN Strategic Plan
ICANN has released for public comment a draft of the
three year ICANN Strategic Plan. The public comment
period began 16 November, 2004 and has been extended
until 28 February, 2005. ICANN encourages all members
of the community to participate in this public comment

GNSO Council Teleconference Agenda - 17 March 2005

GNSO Council Election for ICANN Board seat 14 -
Procedure for Seconding Nominations

us: Domain Owners Lose Privacy
As facts unfold, and the NTIA's decision to take away
our privacy comes to light, it is interesting to see
the NTIA struggling to explain its decision. Keep in
mind that an "as yet to be identified" bureaucrat made
this decision to take away your privacy, did it
without notice, and without holding hearings. Those
affected were not given an opportunity to explain how
the loss of privacy would negatively affect them.
Quite simply, this is NOT how our government is
supposed to work. We should be outraged. 

.US Domain Owners to Lose Anonymity
Owners of .us domain names are unable to have their
name and contact information details withheld from
public view.

Being Canadian Online More Popular Than Ever (news
The 500,000th dot-ca Internet domain name was
registered according to figures released today by the

tn: Preparing for the World Summit on Information
Society starts with violence and arrests of human
rights defenders and peaceful demonstrators
Amnesty International is concerned about the recent
escalation in intimidation and violence against
peaceful demonstrators in Tunisia, a few months before
the country is due to host the World Summit on
Information Society (WSIS), an inter-governmental and
civil society meeting organized by the United Nations
in November. 

Preparatory Committee of WSIS Registered Azerbaijan’s
Members of the delegation of Azerbaijan having
participated at the Second meeting of the Preparatory
Committee of the WSIS held a news conference at the UN
Baku Representation.


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