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George Kirikos

President, Leap of Faith Financial Services Inc.
Joined on September 16, 2003
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Involved in finance, and in internet ecommerce.

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2022 - Mar 06 on The Ever-Evolving Problem of DNS Abuse
2022 - Mar 06 on The Ever-Evolving Problem of DNS Abuse
2022 - Mar 05 on The Ever-Evolving Problem of DNS Abuse
2020 - Sep 23 on A Failed Whois Policy
2020 - Sep 22 on A Failed Whois Policy
2020 - Sep 08 on Only Bad Actors Should Worry About the URS
2019 - Mar 14 on Portrait of a Single-Character Domain Name
2019 - Feb 12 on Revisiting How Registrants Can Reduce the Threat of Domain Hijacking
2018 - Oct 24 on Is finals.afl the Most-Viewed .Brand Domain Ever?
2018 - Oct 19 on Is finals.afl the Most-Viewed .Brand Domain Ever?
2018 - Aug 15 on How Big Is the Domain Business?
2017 - Jun 26 on Cars.com $850 Million Valuation: Methodology Critique
2017 - Jun 05 on Does ICANN's UDRP Preserve Free Speech and Allow Room for Criticism?
2016 - Jul 12 on New Top Level Domain Industry First Half 2016 Analysis & Insights (Infographic)
2016 - Jul 12 on New Top Level Domain Industry First Half 2016 Analysis & Insights (Infographic)
2015 - May 22 on Should Barclays Lose the .Barclays Top-Level Domain?
2015 - May 20 on Should Barclays Lose the .Barclays Top-Level Domain?
2014 - Jan 20 on How to Keep Track of the New Generic Top-Level Domains (newgTLDs) Now Appearing Weekly
2014 - Jan 09 on Domains Locked in London Police Takedown Ordered to Be Transferred
2013 - Sep 12 on More than 85% of Top 500 Most Highly-Trafficked Websites Vulnerable
2013 - Sep 12 on More than 85% of Top 500 Most Highly-Trafficked Websites Vulnerable
2013 - Jul 26 on Avoiding an ICANN Monopoly on Policy
2013 - Jul 26 on Avoiding an ICANN Monopoly on Policy
2013 - Jul 26 on Avoiding an ICANN Monopoly on Policy
2013 - Apr 23 on gTLD Contention Auction in May: Request for Comments
2013 - Mar 03 on An Update on the Closed Generics Debate
2013 - Feb 09 on What Did we Learn Today About .XXX From IFFOR Tax Return
2013 - Feb 09 on What Did we Learn Today About .XXX From IFFOR Tax Return
2013 - Feb 07 on What Did we Learn Today About .XXX From IFFOR Tax Return
2013 - Feb 07 on What Did we Learn Today About .XXX From IFFOR Tax Return
2012 - Jun 06 on ICANN Gets Crazy... Again!
2012 - Feb 16 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 16 on Anonymous Plans to Go After DNS Root Servers. What Will Be the US's Response?
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Anonymous Plans to Go After DNS Root Servers. What Will Be the US's Response?
2012 - Feb 15 on Anonymous Plans to Go After DNS Root Servers. What Will Be the US's Response?
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 15 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 14 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2012 - Feb 14 on Google's Free Public DNS Load Tops VeriSign, Raising Dot-Com Contract Tender Question
2011 - Dec 01 on The Death of TLD Front Running
2011 - Aug 24 on Underneath the Hood: Ownership vs. Stewardship of the Internet
2011 - Aug 11 on Kudos to ccTLD Registries for Taking Measures to Improve Security
2011 - Jun 19 on ICANN Hubris Knows No Ends
2011 - May 17 on Last Minute Surge of Opposition to VeriSign .NET Auto Renewal
2011 - May 04 on Who is Wagging Who? Same Dog, New Tale.
2011 - Mar 02 on ICANN's New gTLD Double Standard?
2011 - Feb 22 on A Tribute to the STI (Special Trademarks Initiative Team)
2011 - Feb 19 on On the Introduction of new Top Level Domains into the Domain Name System
2011 - Jan 19 on Rod Beckstrom, Twiki and the Foswiki fork - ICANN Must "Get Things Right" on New TLDs
2011 - Jan 18 on Rod Beckstrom, Twiki and the Foswiki fork - ICANN Must "Get Things Right" on New TLDs
2010 - Dec 04 on ICANN's Governance Conundrum
2010 - Dec 04 on ICANN's Governance Conundrum
2010 - Dec 04 on ICANN's Governance Conundrum
2010 - Oct 07 on NAF Panelists and Complainants Caught Systematically Copying/Pasting Nonsense Into UDRP Decisions
2010 - Oct 07 on NAF Panelists and Complainants Caught Systematically Copying/Pasting Nonsense Into UDRP Decisions
2010 - Aug 10 on Three Things Registrars Must Do to Enhance Security
2010 - Aug 09 on Three Things Registrars Must Do to Enhance Security
2010 - Jun 16 on NAF Caught Revising Past UDRP Decisions?
2010 - Jun 02 on For ICANN, a New Path Toward an Old Goal
2010 - Jun 02 on For ICANN, a New Path Toward an Old Goal
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 13 on The Sad State of WHOIS, and Why Criminals Love It
2010 - May 13 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 12 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 12 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 12 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 11 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 11 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 06 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 06 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 05 on When Registrars Look the Other Way, Drug-Dealers Get Paid
2010 - May 04 on NAF Panelists and Complainants Caught Systematically Copying/Pasting Nonsense Into UDRP Decisions
2010 - May 01 on The Domain Aftermarket Redux: Are Domainers "Investors" Yet?
2010 - Apr 27 on NAF Panelists and Complainants Caught Systematically Copying/Pasting Nonsense Into UDRP Decisions
2010 - Apr 23 on NAF Panelists and Complainants Caught Systematically Copying/Pasting Nonsense Into UDRP Decisions
2009 - Sep 01 on Domain Registry/Registrar Cross Ownership: A Reality Check
2009 - Aug 31 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Jun 21 on Advocating for Domain Name Registry-Registrar Separation
2009 - Jun 19 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 19 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 19 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 18 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 18 on Most Popular Invalid TLDs Should Be Reserved
2009 - Jun 18 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 18 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 18 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 18 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Jun 18 on How is ICANN Spending Your Money?
2009 - Mar 12 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 27 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 19 on Threat of Tiered Pricing Continues in New gTLD Guidebook Version 2
2009 - Feb 19 on Your Comments Front and Center in ICANN New gTLD Process
2009 - Feb 19 on Your Comments Front and Center in ICANN New gTLD Process
2009 - Feb 12 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 11 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 09 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 06 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 05 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 05 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 05 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 05 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 04 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 04 on ICANN Blows $4.6 Million In Stock Market
2009 - Feb 04 on Logical Deduction on Why New TLDs Will Not Increase Costs for Trademark Holders
2009 - Jan 13 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 12 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 12 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 12 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 12 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 12 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 11 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 11 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 11 on ICANN's gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?
2009 - Jan 11 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 09 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 09 on 2008: A Historic Year for DNS
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 09 on 2008: A Historic Year for DNS
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 09 on PIR's Anti-Abuse Policy for .ORG Offers No Due Process for Innocent Domain Registrants
2009 - Jan 08 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN's gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN's gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 06 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2009 - Jan 05 on ICANN Uses For-Profit Companies as "Comparables" in Its Employee Compensation
2008 - Oct 24 on Will VeriSign Be Able to Engage in Tiered Pricing for .com Soon?
2008 - Oct 24 on Will VeriSign Be Able to Engage in Tiered Pricing for .com Soon?
2008 - Oct 24 on Will VeriSign Be Able to Engage in Tiered Pricing for .com Soon?
2008 - Jul 17 on Not a Guessing Game
2008 - Jul 15 on Not a Guessing Game
2008 - Jul 15 on Not a Guessing Game
2008 - Jul 15 on Not a Guessing Game
2008 - Jul 15 on Not a Guessing Game
2008 - Jul 15 on Not a Guessing Game
2008 - Jun 22 on Potential Danger Ahead for Registrants: dot-info Abusive Domain Use Policy
2007 - Sep 15 on Radio Interview Discusses Domainers and Domaining
2007 - Sep 13 on Microsoft Files Three More Cybersquatting Cases
2007 - Aug 29 on iREIT Drops TM-Typo Domains?
2007 - Aug 20 on BMW Goes After BMW.cat
2007 - Apr 02 on When Domain Names Aren't Enough
2007 - Mar 30 on Why I Voted for .XXX
2007 - Mar 30 on Why I Voted for .XXX
2007 - Mar 29 on Registerfly Victims Are Really Stuck Now
2007 - Mar 18 on An Alternative to .XXX: IANA Adult Port Assignments
2007 - Mar 17 on An Alternative to .XXX: IANA Adult Port Assignments
2007 - Mar 09 on XXX Comes to a Head
2007 - Mar 09 on XXX Comes to a Head
2007 - Mar 09 on XXX Comes to a Head
2007 - Mar 08 on Social Networking and Web 2.0 Creating DNS Performance Issues for Carriers
2007 - Mar 01 on Domain Aftermarket Overdue for an "Asset Repricing"
2007 - Jan 24 on Help! My Domain Name Has Been Hijacked!
2007 - Jan 16 on Google's Top-10 Search Terms Dominated By Trademarks
2007 - Jan 16 on Google's Top-10 Search Terms Dominated By Trademarks
2007 - Jan 12 on Help! My Domain Name Has Been Hijacked!
2006 - Dec 28 on Earthquake in Asia, Spam Plummets
2006 - Nov 06 on Huge Increase in Spam in October Email
2006 - Oct 07 on Another View of the New ICANN-DoC Agreement
2006 - Oct 07 on Another View of the New ICANN-DoC Agreement
2006 - Oct 07 on Another View of the New ICANN-DoC Agreement
2006 - Oct 02 on Another View of the New ICANN-DoC Agreement
2006 - Oct 01 on Another View of the New ICANN-DoC Agreement
2006 - Sep 29 on ICANN and the DOC
2006 - Sep 21 on Response to Inaccurate .travel Wild Card Assessments
2006 - Sep 21 on Response to Inaccurate .travel Wild Card Assessments
2006 - Sep 11 on ICANN Confirms: Tiered Pricing Not Forbidden in New .BIZ, .INFO and .ORG Contracts
2006 - Sep 06 on Summary Judgment Denied in a Case of Creative Typosquatting
2006 - Sep 06 on Summary Judgment Denied in a Case of Creative Typosquatting
2006 - Sep 06 on Summary Judgment Denied in a Case of Creative Typosquatting
2006 - Sep 06 on Summary Judgment Denied in a Case of Creative Typosquatting
2006 - Sep 06 on Summary Judgment Denied in a Case of Creative Typosquatting
2006 - Aug 31 on Tiered (Variable) Pricing Compromise?
2006 - Aug 31 on Tiered (Variable) Pricing Compromise?
2006 - Aug 28 on ICANN Confirms: Tiered Pricing Not Forbidden in New .BIZ, .INFO and .ORG Contracts
2006 - Aug 25 on ICANN Confirms: Tiered Pricing Not Forbidden in New .BIZ, .INFO and .ORG Contracts
2006 - Aug 25 on ICANN Confirms: Tiered Pricing Not Forbidden in New .BIZ, .INFO and .ORG Contracts
2006 - Aug 07 on Nation of Cameroon Typo-Squats the Entire .com Space
2006 - Aug 06 on Nation of Cameroon Typo-Squats the Entire .com Space
2006 - Aug 02 on VeriSign Director Charged with Securities Fraud
2006 - Jun 04 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Apr 28 on Wall Street Journal Article on Whois Privacy
2006 - Mar 01 on A Day Which Will Live in Infamy: ICANN Board Approves VeriSign Settlement
2005 - Oct 25 on VeriSign and ICANN Settle Lawsuit
2005 - Jan 17 on Hijacking of Panix.com: A Call for An Emergency Rollback Procedure
2004 - Jul 23 on The Site Finder Reprise
2004 - Jul 15 on The Site Finder Report: Dr. Stephen Crocker, Chair of the Committee
2004 - Jul 15 on The Site Finder Report: Dr. Stephen Crocker, Chair of the Committee
2004 - Jun 17 on Recent WHOIS Report Overlooking Fundamental Issue?
2003 - Dec 05 on Why WIPO Does Not Like the UDRP
2003 - Dec 02 on Market Forces Should Control Registry Services?
2003 - Nov 09 on NAT: Just Say No
2003 - Nov 09 on NAT: Just Say No
2003 - Nov 07 on An Unsanctioned Whois Database
2003 - Nov 05 on NAT: Just Say No
2003 - Oct 26 on NAT: Just Say No
2003 - Oct 03 on Can VeriSign Sue You Over SiteFinder?
2003 - Sep 22 on Go Daddy Sues VeriSign Over Site Finder
2003 - Sep 20 on Petition Against Site Finder

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