[DNS] domain name news - January 10

[DNS] domain name news - January 10

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Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 00:24:03 +1100
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> Don't forget to check out http://auda.org.au/domain-news/ for today's 
> edition of the complete domain news, including an RSS feed - already 
> online!
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> Headlines from the January 14 edition of the news include:
> Chairman of cyberspace has right stuff | ICANN Accountability and 
> Transparency Document Released | ICANN: Global Policy Proposal for 
> Remaining IPv4 Address Space ? Background Report | 'Dashboard' Allows 
> Window into ICANN Performance | Do you believe in Transition? by Paul 
> Levins | One million .fr domain names | Domain-Name Disputes at an 
> All-Time High | Expert: Alta. premier won't win web fight | us: Adding an 
> 'e' before a trademark in a domain name is dilution | Domain Name Front 
> Running Practice Criticized | Network Solutions may change controversial 
> domain-name policy | Network Solutions amends Net registration process | 
> Are Registries Aiding And Abetting Front Running? | After furor, Network 
> Solutions stands by name policy | Understanding Search Usability - Part 2
>
>
> And see my website - http://technewsreview.com.au/ - for daily updates in 
> between postings.
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> New Delhi Meeting Hotels Information
> http://icann.org/announcements/announcement-2-08jan08.htm
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> ICANN GNSO Initial Report on Domain Tasting
> http://icann.org/announcements/announcement-07jan08.htm
>
> ICANN and the Root Server Operators by Bret Fausett
> http://blog.lextext.com/blog/_archives/2008/1/7/3452709.html
>
> Reforming the DisGrace Period by Larry Seltzer
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2246883,00.asp
>
> Phishing at the Top Level by Larry Seltzer
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2246066,00.asp
>
> Competition May Be Driving Surge in Botnets, Spam
> http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142690
>
> DDOS Botnets Thriving, Threatening
> http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142826
>
> Storm Botnet Turned Toward Phishing Attacks
> http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142828
>
> au: Ponting hits fake website for six
> http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/news/EA04011021EB4A8FCC2573CB00750392
>
> ca: Ed Stelmach, Alberta premier, takes on cybersquatter
> http://technewsreview.com.au/article.php?article=3664
>
> Registrar denies 'front-running' Net registration
> http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9846487-7.html
>
> NSI Accused of Domain Front Running
> http://tcattorney.typepad.com/anticybersquatting_consum/2008/01/nsi-accused-of.html
>
> ICANN fights naming loophole [AP]
> http://news.smh.com.au/web-authority-fights-naming-loophole/20080110-1l3r.html
>
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> DOMAIN NAMES
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> - ICANN
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> New Delhi Meeting Hotels Information
> ICANN has posted hotel information to help participants prepare for 
> ICANN's 31 st International Public Meeting in New Delhi, India from 10-15 
> February 2008. 'New Delhi, similar to other international cities in high 
> season, is expensive' said Paul Levins, Executive Officer and Vice 
> President Corporate Affairs. ICANN and the meeting local hosts have worked 
> to achieve lower rates for participants. 'This negotiation has taken some 
> time, but we are now holding rooms at negotiated rates. These rates are 
> still high, ranging from US$354 to over US$400, but they are cheaper than 
> the published rates' he said.
> http://icann.org/announcements/announcement-2-08jan08.htm
>
> ICANN GNSO Initial Report on Domain Tasting
> The "GNSO Initial Report on Domain Tasting" has been posted for comment. 
> The comment period will be from 8 January 2008 to 28 January 2008.
> http://icann.org/announcements/announcement-07jan08.htm
>
> ICANN and the Root Server Operators by Bret Fausett
> On Friday, ICANN announced that it had reached an agreement for the 
> management of the F Root Server with the Internet Software Consortium. It 
> might have been a bigger deal had they actually linked a copy of the 
> agreement. I've asked for a copy, and ICANN's press point person on this 
> announcement, Jason Keenan, has kindly offered to hunt it down.
> http://blog.lextext.com/blog/_archives/2008/1/7/3452709.html
>
> Reforming the DisGrace Period by Larry Seltzer
> Opinion: Another step has been taken on the long, plodding path to maybe 
> addressing the problem of Domain Tasting. ICANN GNSO has been studying the 
> problem of Domain Tasting for months now in their usual thorough manner. I 
> wrote about the study several months ago and said I expected no prompt 
> action. They have gotten to the point of issuing an initial report. This 
> report discusses the input received by the GNSO during the study.
> http://www.esp.eweek.com/article/Reforming+the+DisGrace+Period/223167_1.aspx
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2246883,00.asp
>
> ICANN GNSO Council Invites Recommendations for Future Studies on WHOIS
> Public comments are invited until 15 February on recommendations for 
> future studies on the WHOIS system.
> http://icann.org/announcements/announcement-08jan08.htm
>
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> - DNS SECURITY
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> Phishing at the Top Level by Larry Seltzer
> Opinion: ICANN and overbearing governments are gearing up for a major 
> expansion of the attack surface of the DNS.: The use of domain names in 
> most phishing is relatively crude, You see a lot of names like 
> www.somefreewebsite.com/~ingrid/www.bankofamerica.com/.... There's no SSL, 
> and the tricky part of the domain name is off to the right. A user would 
> really have to ignore the domain name and focus on the body of the page, 
> which is where the real phishing expertise comes in.
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2246066,00.asp
>
> Botnets: The new political activism
> As the United States' presidential candidates pinball their way across New 
> Hampshire on the day of the state's closely watched primary elections, a 
> new form of grassroots activism appears to be taking root across the 
> Atlantic, in Eastern Europe, that melds dirty pool tactics with the 
> cutting edge of malware technology.
> http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1174247642;fp;2;fpid;1
> http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/01/08/Botnets-The-new-political-activism_1.html
>
> Competition May Be Driving Surge in Botnets, Spam
> A price war may be at least partially responsible for the recent increase 
> in spam and botnet activity on the Internet, a researcher suggested this 
> week. The operators of Nugache, one of the Web's most sophisticated 
> emerging botnets, appear to be expanding their network and slashing prices 
> to customers who want to use it to distribute spam, according to 
> researcher Paul Henry, vice president of technology evangelism at Secure 
> Computing Corp.
> http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142690
>
> DDOS Botnets Thriving, Threatening
> U.S. researchers are closely tracking several Russian botnets that have 
> hammered Eastern European e-commerce and government-related Websites with 
> distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks over the past year -- and 
> they worry that larger, politically inspired DDOS attacks may be on the 
> horizon. The botnets use inconspicuous HTML Web-based communications to 
> issue their bot commands to the infected clients they use for their 
> attacks. They deploy the so-called Machbot, Barracuda, and BlackEnergy bot 
> code packages, according to the researchers.
> http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142826
>
> Storm Botnet Turned Toward Phishing Attacks
> First it was spam, then it was denial of service. Now the operators of 
> Storm have found a new use for the botnet: phishing. Phishers masquerading 
> as Barclays Bank and the Halifax unit of the National Bank of Scotland are 
> now pumping out bogus messages to unwary users, according to separate 
> alerts issued by Fortinet and Trend Micro last night.
> http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=142828
>
> Storm For Rent
> For nearly a year, cyber-security researchers have tracked the Storm worm 
> as its malicious code spread across the Internet, drawing computers into a 
> growing botnet of hijacked computers. Now, they've found evidence that 
> segments of its zombie army are being rented to the highest bidder.
> http://www.forbes.com/technology/2008/01/09/storm-worm-cybercrime-tech-security-cx_ag_0109storm.html
>
> Storm splinters, starts phishing, say researchers
>Part of the Storm botnet appears to have been rented out to identity 
>thieves, who are using it to conduct traditional phishing attacks that 
>target customers of a pair of U.K.-based banks, researchers said today. Two 
>recent phishing attacks -- one aimed at customers of Barclays, the second 
>at account holders of the Bank of Scotland -- appear to be coming from 
>domains associated with known campaigns designed to build out the botnet of 
>Storm-infected PCs.
> http://computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9056658
>
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> - DOMAIN DISPUTES
> **********************
> au: Ponting hits fake website for six
> Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has filed a claim in the Federal 
> Court to shut down an unauthorised website and is seeking damages against 
> the owner of the domain name.
> http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/news/EA04011021EB4A8FCC2573CB00750392
>
> David Beats Goliath, Dori Media International Loses Battle for Domain
> Fred McCaw was a bit late to the domain market. Getting started in 1999, 
> he realized all of the good english-language domains were registered. So 
> he registered generic domains in foreign languages, including his native 
> Filipino. The first domain he registered was Rebelde.com, which means 
> ?rebel? in Spanish and Filipino. Over the holidays McCaw successfully 
> defended a reverse domain hijacking attempt by media company Dori Media 
> International, which has a spanish language soap opera called ?Rebelde?.
> http://domainnamewire.com/2008/01/07/david-beats-goliath-dori-media-international-loses-battle-for-domain/
>
> ca: Ed Stelmach, Alberta premier, takes on cybersquatter
> The Premier of the Canadian state of Alberta, Ed Stelmach, has taken on a 
> young blogger and university student who bought the domain name 
> edstelmach.ca alleging the domain name was registered in bad faith. Dave 
> Cournoyer, who hosts the popular website ?daveberta? bought the domain 
> name in April 2007, around four months after Mr Stelmach became premier.
> http://www.domainpulse.com/2008/01/09/ed-stelmach-alberta-premier-takes-on-cybersquatter/
>
> Alberta Premier to blogger: getlost.now [Canadian Press]
> Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach may be heading for a legal showdown with a 
> young blogger who bought the rights to the Internet domain edstelmach.ca.
> http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080108.wstelmachdotca0108/BNStory/National/home
> http://www.cbc.ca/cp/technology/080108/z010813A.html
> http://calsun.canoe.ca/News/Alberta/2008/01/08/4758603.html
> http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5h7K3_bgX9ra5JIFAPRb5YflS8yxQ
>
> ca: Alberta premier threatens to sue over domain name
> Premier Ed Stelmach is ready to take legal action against a university 
> student who bought the rights to the domain name edstelmach.ca.
> http://technewsreview.com.au/article.php?article=3664
> http://www.cbc.ca/canada/edmonton/story/2008/01/08/stelmach-website.html
>
> Premier may sue over domain name [CanWest News]
> Premier Ed Stelmach is threatening to sue an Edmonton blogger over the use 
> of the domain name "edstelmach.ca."
> http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=ce322abe-3b60-4513-9573-83f617a68c2e
> http://www.canada.com/topics/news/politics/story.html?id=8b9ac07f-966b-4fd6-bbbb-db028ee1c31b
> http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/story.html?id=223898
>
> Ed Stelmach vs. edstelmach.ca
> Ed Stelmach, the Alberta Tories' Harry Strom, is angry that a local 
> Liberal, David Cournoyer beat him to the punch to register the domain name 
> www.edstelmach.ca.
> http://westernstandard.blogs.com/shotgun/2008/01/ed-stelmach-vs.html
>
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> - MISCELLANEOUS
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> Google?s domain name ambitions become clearer
> Ever since Google became an ICANN accredited domain name registrar but 
> announed that the company doesn?t plan to register domains, rumors have 
> swirled about what Google?s intentions are. After hearing representatives 
> of Google and the search industry speak at Search Engine Strategies NYC 
> last week, I have a clearer picture of what Google wants to do. My first 
> guess was mostly correct. Google will use its status as a registrar to 
> better mine the WhoIs database to knock out search engine spam and to 
> remove ?value? from expired domains.
> http://domainnamewire.com/2005/03/09/googles-domain-name-ambitions-become-clearer/
>
> Registrar denies 'front-running' Net registration
> Contrary to claims that emerged Wednesday, Network Solutions said isn't 
> "front-running" the Internet address registration process, a practice in 
> which a company registers a potential domain immediately after a 
> prospective buyer searches to see if it's available. In fact, the practice 
> that triggered the accusation is in fact an attempt to counteract 
> front-running, the company said.
> http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9846487-7.html
> http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/internet/0,39044908,62036413,00.htm
> http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9846487-2.html
>
> Network Solutions Responds to Front Running Accusations
> Following a post on the DomainState forum today, a number news and blogs 
> have criticized Network Solutions for front running domain names that 
> customers try to register.
> http://www.circleid.com/posts/81082_network_solutions_front_running/
>
> Domain Front Running by Registrars Continues to Draw Attention by Enrico 
> Schaefer
> In response to accusations lodged yesterday in a post on the DomainState 
> forum, NSI has issued a statement which essentially admits that it engages 
> in a form of domain front running. No one has challenged domain Front 
> Running by registrars in the courts, likely because the practice is new 
> and since the loss of a single domain would not typically generate a level 
> of damages to support litigation. But litigation over this arguably 
> fraudulent domain practice by registrars is both viable and likely 
> inevitable as noted below and further analyzed at this post on the 
> Traverse Legal domain name blog here.
> http://www.circleid.com/posts/81097_domain_front_running_registrars/
>
> NSI Accused of Domain Front Running
> Ari Goldberger over at the Direct Navigation Blog picked up on a story on 
> DomainState.com and on DomainNameNews.com that once again suggests that 
> people searching for domain availability at certain registrars are being 
> registered by the registrar. The registrar thereby prevents a registrant 
> from purchasing it at any other registrar other than the Registrar whose 
> web site was used to check domain availability. This, from our point of 
> view, amounts to fraud and domain theft at the registrar level and has 
> earned the term domain "Front Running" a term picked up from illegal stock 
> broker practices using the same model. Network Solutions has now been 
> accused of Front Running domains, a shocking accusation given NSI's domain 
> industry leader status.
> http://tcattorney.typepad.com/anticybersquatting_consum/2008/01/nsi-accused-of.html
>
> ICANN fights naming loophole [AP]
> ICANN is taking a preliminary step toward combating domain name tasting ? 
> the online equivalent of buying expensive clothes on a charge card only to 
> return them for a full refund after wearing them to a party.
> http://news.smh.com.au/web-authority-fights-naming-loophole/20080110-1l3r.html
> http://news.theage.com.au/web-authority-fights-naming-loophole/20080110-1l3r.html
> http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080109.Webauthorityfightsnamingloophole/BNStory/Technology/
> http://www.telecomasia.net/article.php?type=article&id_article=6810
> http://www.thestate.com/technology-wire/story/279700.html
>
> A Better Mousetrap by Bret Fausett
> So if you start from the premise that NSI has described a real problem, in 
> which registrar queries to the registry are sniffed and sold by the 
> registries themselves, is there a better way to solve the problem than 
> with what NSI has done? I think so.
> http://blog.lextext.com/blog/_archives/2008/1/9/3456528.html
>
> A 'Reasonable' Explanation? by Bret Fausett
> All the news of the day continues to be about NSI's front running-domain 
> tasting service. Yesterday, I said the explanation didn't hold water. A 
> second explanation from NSI (on the GNSO's General Assembly mailing list) 
> starts to sound more reasonable. NSI claims that gTLD registries ("or 
> ISPs") are selling registrar lookup data to third-party domain tasters, 
> who then taste a domain before the customer can register it.
> http://blog.lextext.com/blog/_archives/2008/1/9/3456354.html
>
> Network Solutions exposed
> Network Solutions has been accused of registering names automatically 
> whenever someone searches for them.
> http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/01/09/network-solutions-exposed
>
> Network Solutions: Domain Squatter
> The biggest tech news of the week isn't at the Consumer Electronics Show. 
> While bloggers and reporters attend the show, one of the most egregious 
> abuses of public trust has become big news that has gone largely 
> unreported. It's not Microsoft as the abuser, but registrar Network 
> Solutions.
> http://microsoft-watch.com/content/web_services_browser/network_solutions_domain_squatter.html
>
> Network Solutions Charging For Protection
> Controversy is brewing about domain registrar company Network Solutions' 
> newly instituted practice of automatically registering domain names users 
> search for and then jacking up the price during ICANN's return grace 
> period. Critics call it "extortion," but Network Solutions calls it a 
> service to protect customers from the practice of "front running."
> http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2008/01/09/network-solutions-charging-for-protection
>
> Network Solutions, Critics Spar Over Domain Front Running
> The Network Solutions practice of registering domains being searched by 
> visitors to the registrar has domainers demanding action by ICANN.
> http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2008/01/09/network-solutions-critics-spar-over-domain-front-running
>
> Network Solutions Faces PR Nightmare Over Domain FrontRunning
> Domain registrar locks domains searched on its site.
> http://domainnamewire.com/2008/01/08/network-solutions-faces-pr-nightmare-over-domain-frontrunning/
>
> Network Solutions registers every domain that you check
> Domain registrar Network Solutions has been caught Front Running domain 
> names. Domain names searched via their whois tool are immediately locked, 
> preventing the customer from acquiring the domain from other registrars. 
> The domain name is automatically released if no purchases are made from 
> Network Solutions after five days.
> http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/tech-news/?p=1866
>
> Domain Registrar Network Solutions Front Running On Whois Searches
> A story is developing regarding domain name registrar Network Solutions 
> front running domains. According to multiple sources on DomainState.com, 
> it appears that domains searched via NSI are being purchased by the 
> registrar thereby preventing a registrant from purchasing it at any other 
> registrar other than NSI. As an example, a random domain which DNN 
> searches such as HowDoesThisDomainTasteTaste.com can be seen in this whois 
> search to now be unavailable to register at other registrars but at NSI it 
> can be purchased
> http://www.domainnamenews.com/featured/domain-registrar-network-solutions-front-running-on-whois-searches/1359
>
> Look Up a Domain Then Watch Network Solutions Register It
> Bill Hartzer has performed a very interesting piece of domain name 
> research and written up a detailed synopsis on the way Network Solutions 
> seems to be taking advantage of the consumers who use their domain name 
> look-up tool.
> http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2008/01/look-up-a-domain-then-watch-network-solutions-register-it.html
>
> Network Solutions PR Damage Control
> Network Solutions employees, including Vice President of Policy and Ethics 
> are diligently working on PR damage control after the inevitable public 
> backlash from allegations of domain name front running. NSI employee 
> responses have been spotted on Domainstate, Slashdot.org and Digg. 
> Additionally, DomainNameWire has a direct response from the head of PR at 
> NSI and CircleID is citing a response from VP, Jon Nevett.
> http://www.domainnamenews.com/registrars/network-solutions-pr-damage-control/1362
>
> Network Solutions snarfing your ideas?
> If you're someone who's in the market for a domain name and think you'd 
> like to test out a few ideas over mega-registrar Network Solutions, think 
> again unless you're ready to buy, immediately, and only from them.
> http://blogs.usatoday.com/techspace/2008/01/network-solutio.html
>
> NetworkSolutions Scandal: Hijacking User Domain Searches
> There has been an uproar today about a recent devious tactic being used by 
> one of the original ICANN accredited registrars, NetworkSolutions. 
> Apparently they are internally registering each and every domain name that 
> a user searches for using their website, essentially holding it hostage so 
> that it can not be purchased at any other significantly cheaper and more 
> ethical registrar.
> http://www.dotsauce.com/2008/01/08/networksolutions-scandal-hijacking-domain-searches/
>
> RegisterFly Restarts Marketing Machine
> Disaccredited registrar restarts familiar marketing emails.
> http://domainnamewire.com/2008/01/07/registerfly-restarts-marketing-machine/
>
> There is No G.com, Y.com, M.com, Why Not?
> Google?s acquisition of the one character g.cn domain for China, reminded 
> me of the old question about one and also two character domain names in 
> the gTLD (generic top level domain) space like .com, .net and .org.
> http://www.searchenginejournal.com/no-gcom-ycom-mcom-why-not/6190/
>
> **********************
> - DOMAINING
> **********************
> Domain Name Investment Pays - Says Domain Name Expert John Motson in His 
> New Book [news release]
> With an ever increasing number of people seeking new opportunities to make 
> money online, the Domaining Manifesto by Australian John Motson uncovers a 
> lucrative money making avenue to everyday web users. Motson is the owner 
> and author of acclaimed domain name blog DnXpert.com, has 7 years of 
> domain name investment experience and is a recognized leader in domain 
> name investment circles.
> http://www.domainpulse.com/2008/01/09/domain-name-investment-pays-says-domain-name-expert-john-motson-in-his-new-book/
> http://www.domainnews.com/general/2008012129/domain-name-investment-pays-according-to-john-motson-new-book/
>
> **********************
> - AFTERMARKET
> **********************
> DOMAINfest 08 gears up with SnapNames live auction
> The first DOMAINfest of 2008 will be held from January 21-23. It aims to 
> bring together the the best and brightest of the domain name industry for 
> 3 intensive days of learning, networking, auctions and doing business.
> http://www.domainpulse.com/2008/01/09/domainfest-08-gears-up-with-snapnames-live-auction/
>
> **********************
> - NON-ENGLISH NEWS
> **********************
> Domain-"Tasting" soll nicht mehr kostenlos sein
> Das "Tasting" (Austesten) von .com-, .info-, .biz-, .name- und 
> .pro-Adressen soll k?nftig nicht mehr kostenlos sein. Das hauptamtliche 
> B?ro der ICANN hat angek?ndigt, dass im neuen Budgetplan die Empfehlung 
> des ICANN-Gremiums f?r generische Adressen (Generic Name Supporting 
> Organisation, GNSO) aufgegriffen werde. Die ICANN-Geb?hr werde also auch 
> f?r kurzzeitig registrierte Adressen anfallen. Nun bittet die private 
> Netzverwaltung um Kommentare zu einem Statusbericht zum umstrittenen 
> Tasting und m?glichen Gegenma?nahmen bis zum 28. Januar.
> http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/101530
>
> ICANN stellt Zusammenarbeit mit F-Rootserver-Betreiber auf formale 
> Grundlage
> Die ICANN hat zum ersten Mal einen Vertrag mit dem Betreiber eines der 13 
> zentralen Rootserver geschlossen. Ver?ffentlicht wurde der Vertrag mit der 
> BIND-Schmiede Internet Software Consortium, die seit 1994 den F-Rootserver 
> betreibt, bislang nicht. Joao Damas vom ISC teilte auf Anfrage von heise 
> online mit, er rechne nicht damit, dass es einen einzigen Vertragstext 
> zwischen ICANN und allen Rootserver-Betreibern geben k?nne. "Ich denke, 
> dazu sind die Unterschiede hinsichtlich der Gepflogenheiten und der 
> jeweils bei den Betreibern engagierten Interessengruppen zu gro?. 
> Allerdings kann ich mir vorstellen, dass die Vertr?ge recht ?hnlich sein 
> k?nnten."
> http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/101509
>
> Spam-Golem: Warum der Mail-Versand zum Gl?cksspiel zu verkommen droht
> Nur noch jede zehnte E-Mail, die durchs Netz schwirrt, ist von ihrem 
> Empf?nger erw?nscht. Der Nachrichtenm?ll sorgt f?r laut vernehmbares 
> ?chzen im Internetgeb?lk. Gegenma?nahmen gibt es zwar viele, doch schie?en 
> sie zunehmend ?bers Ziel hinaus. Die Folge ist, dass Mail-Zustellung 
> verz?gert wird oder mitunter ganz zum Erliegen kommt. Ein ma?voller, 
> bedachter Einsatz der Ma?nahmen tut Not.
> http://www.heise.de/ct/08/02/118/
>
> Spielesuchmaschine Wazap gibt in Deutschland auf
> ... Der Traum von der weltweiten Spielesuchmaschine scheint jedoch nicht 
> aufgegangen zu sein. Wer auf die laut Denic weiterhin zur Wazap AG 
> geh?rende Domain Wazap.de geht, wird derzeit auf Spieletipps.de 
> umgeleitet - durch diese kleine Partnerschaft erhoffen sich die 
> Spieletipps.de-Betreiber von der Brot und Spiele GmbH mehr Zugriffe f?r 
> die eigene Website.
> http://www.golem.de/0801/56879.html
>
> Les s?quelles impr?vues de l'affaire Dell
> Cons?quence de la plainte d?pos?e par la soci?t? Dell, l'ensemble des noms 
> g?r?s par les trois registrars vis?s - Belgium Domains, Capitol Domains et 
> DomainDoorman - ont ?t? bloqu?s.
> http://domainesinfo.fr/chronique/176/nicolas-boutmy-les-sequelles-imprevues-de-l-affaire-dell.php
>
> Le Luxembourg optimise sa fiscalit? pour les noms de domaine
> Le 19 d?cembre 2007, les l?gislateurs luxembourgeois ont adopt? de 
> nouvelles mesures fiscales favorables aux noms de domaine. Face ? elles, 
> la France semble en retard.
> http://domainesinfo.fr/actualite/1392/le-luxembourg-optimise-sa-fiscalite-pour-les-noms-de-domaine.php
>
> Second Life, banche al bando
> Se i mondi virtuali "sono il futuro del commercio globale", come declamava 
> pochi mesi fa Paul Twomey, CEO di ICANN, siamo messi proprio bene: i 
> gestori di Second Life hanno messo al bando le banche e le istituzioni 
> finanziare virtuali.
> http://punto-informatico.it/p.aspx?i=2155593
>
> A Febbraio un passo importante verso l'adozione di IPv6
> L'adozione del protocollo IPv6, sebbene necessaria, sta incontrando non 
> poche difficolt?. Uno dei principali problemi che ne rallentano la 
> diffusione risiede nel fatto che la maggior parte dei server DNS root 
> (root nameserver) non gestiscono tutt'oggi indirizzi IPv6.
> http://www.ilsoftware.it/news.asp?ID=4099
>
> Monopolizaci?n del mercado primario y secundario de dominios
> Oversee.net anunci? el d?a 3 de enero de 2007 que hab?an comprado Moniker. 
> Los t?rminos de la transacci?n no han salido a la luz p?blica, sin embargo 
> se cree que la compra ha rondado los 65$ millones. Monte Cahn ha llegado a 
> un acuerdo con Oversee para seguir dirigiendo Moniker.
> http://www.domisfera.com/monopolizacion-del-mercado-primario-y-secundario-de-dominios/
> http://blogdedominios.blogspot.com/2008/01/monopolizacin-del-mercado-primario-y.html
>
> El registro de dominios de marca en internet, rentable
> La administraci?n y registro de los nombres de dominio en internet, mejor 
> conocidas como direcciones o marcas, es un negocio rentable y uno de los 
> que mayor auge ha tenido en el mundo, pero se sustentan m?s en los 
> servicios asociados, como es su administraci?n entre otros.
> http://www.milenio.com/mexico/milenio/nota.asp?id=583116
>
> Los dominios m?s caros del 2007.
> El 2007 ha sido un buen a?o para los dominios en Internet, tambi?n para 
> los .es que poco a poco se est?n abriendo el hueco que se merecen en el 
> mercado, aunque aun les falta un largo camino por recorrer.
> http://carrero.es/los-dominios-mas-caros-del-2007/1561
> http://blogdedominios.blogspot.com/2008/01/los-dominios-ms-caros-del-2007.html
>
> Registro de Nombres de Dominio en America Latina - Estadisticas al 31 de 
> Diciembre del 2007
> LatinoamerICANN presenta el reporte de estadisticas de nombres de dominio 
> en LAC al 31 de Diciembre del 2007. Dicha recopilaci?n es parte del 
> estudio iniciado por LatinoamerICANN para medir la incidencia de pol?ticas 
> de Sociedad de la Informaci?n en el desarrollo de los ccTLD's de la 
> regi?n, as? como analizar el impacto de las pol?ticas de los ccTLDs en las 
> politicas de Sociedad de la Informacion nacionales.
> http://www.latinoamericann.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1582
>
> Los doce principales hechos del 2007 en los ccTLDs de la Region LAC
> El siguiente listado de hechos es una seleccion elaborada para recordar 
> los principales sucesos ocurridos durante el 2007 en relacion a diversos 
> ccTLDs de la region LAC. Es clara que esta seleccion es arbitraria y que 
> hay mas sucesos, pero creemos firmemente que estos son relevantes. Esta de 
> mas decir que todos los comentarios son bienvenidos.
> http://www.latinoamericann.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1581
> http://blogdedominios.blogspot.com/2008/01/los-doce-principales-hechos-del-2007-en.html
>
>
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