domain name, WSIS & governance news - May 26

domain name, WSIS & governance news - May 26

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 21:34:35 +1000 (EST)
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the latest domain news. By close of business 30 May, a
more recent edition of the news will have been posted
to the auDA web site. The domain name news is
supported by auDA.


au: Earnings lift for Melbourne IT
DOMAIN name and internet services provider Melbourne
IT expects strong trading in the first few months of
calendar 2005 to help boost earnings by 28 per cent.,7204,15400800%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html

Denial-of-Service Flaw Found in DNS Protocol
A high-profile security research outfit on Tuesday
warned that a newly discovered flaw in the Domain Name
System protocol could be exploited remotely to crash
vulnerable servers.

DNS poisoning on rise: Report
Writers of malicious code are jumping on the latest
way to subvert the Internet called "DNS poisoning," an
Internet security company says.

ca: Web entrepreneur owns domain name
There's money in murder. Web savvy entrepreneurs have
snapped up domain names related to the Paul
Bernardo-Karla Homolka case, while others are peddling
videotapes and books about the case on EBay.

uk: Is BBC trumping Hollywood with free video?
With plans afoot to distribute video content free of
charge to Britons over the internet, is the BBC taking
a smarter course than Hollywood? Patrick Gray explores
the broadcaster's strategy and gets 'father of the
internet' Vint Cerf's perspective.,39024711,39130561,00.htm

Forgetting to renew domain name can be disastrous for
If the Web is your small or home business' front door,
losing control of your Internet domain name can be

au: Geographic domain names released
Australian businesses will be able to register
commercial geographic domain names such as and from 1 June.

Tunis & London’s special responsibilities at WSIS
Twists of diplomatic fate grant Tunisia and Britain
special status at this November’s UN World Summit for
the Information Society. Tunisia faces demands that it
improve its human rights record in return for the
‘honour’ of hosting the summit. Britain will be
holding the EU presidency and is expected to lead
calls for reform. Index on Censorship reports.

Tunisia: Society of information, knowledge is
strategic choice
Abdul Wahab Abdulla emphasise that ‘digital gap’
should not prevent developing countries from joining
the quest for knowledge.

Tunis WSIS to tackle fundamental obstacles facing the
Creating equatible information society requires
solving many political, technological problems.


Sources include Quicklinks <> and
BNA Internet Law News <>.


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