[DNS] domain name & governance news - 2 November

[DNS] domain name & governance news - 2 November

From: Ian Smith <smithi§nimnet.asn.au>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 00:43:58 +1100 (EST)
On Sun, 5 Nov 2006, David Goldstein wrote:

 > Domain resale market a 'haven' for phishers
 > Domain names likely to appeal to fraudsters are up for grabs on
 > domain resale sites. Firms such as Sedo and Moniker specialise in the
 > sale of domain names that have already been registered and are now
 > being resold in the secondary (or aftermarket) for domain names. Most
 > domain names are sold for a few hundred or thousand dollars (as
 > opposed to an original registration price of $10 or so) while
 > particularly attractive domains - such as hell.com - can fetch six
 > figure sums. 
 > http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/10/31/domain_resale_market/

Indeed.  And some are still plumping for hell.au ..

One you may have missed, for some lighter relief:

The gossip issue - By Kieren McCarthy in Athens - IGF blog
It is with that wisdom in mind that this blog post will stop harping on
about with what has worked and hasn't worked with the IGF model, and get
down to the good stuff - dirty conference gossip, and frivolous, almost
libelous, material.

Cheers, Ian
Received on Sun Nov 05 2006 - 13:43:58 UTC

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