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CircleID’s Top 10 Posts for 2010

Looking back at 2010, here is the list of top ten most popular news, blogs, and industry news on CircleID in 2010 based on the overall readership of the posts (total views as of Jan 1, 2011). Congratulations to all the participants whose posts reached top readership and best wishes to the entire community for 2011. Happy New Year!

Top 10 Featured Blogs in 2010:

  1. Competition to Regional Internet Registries (RIR) for Post-Allocation Services?
    by Peter Thimmesch, Sep 14, 2010 (60,548 views)
  2. Taking Back the DNS
    by Paul Vixie, Jul 30, 2010 (26,018 views)
  3. Google Buzzkill
    by Rebecca MacKinnon, Feb 18, 2010 (14,886 views)
  4. The .XXX Fiasco is Almost Over
    by John Levine, Jun 26, 2010 (13,719 views)
  5. Violet Blue on .XXX
    by Phillip Hallam-Baker, Jul 07, 2010 (11,227 views)
  6. XXX Saga Continues
    by Michele Neylon, Feb 20, 2010 (11,073 views)
  7. Panel Allows Woman to Keep Domain Name That Is Her First Name
    by Evan D. Brown, Jun 24, 2010 (10,398 views)
  8. The Digital Divide on IP Addresses
    by Peter van Eijk, May 24, 2010 (10,054 views)
  9. ClamAV and the Case of the Missing Mail
    by Neil Schwartzman, Apr 16, 2010 (9,133 views)
  10. Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Found Where Complainant’s Rights Were of Narrow Geographic Scope
    by Evan D. Brown, May 19, 2010 (8,466 views)

Top 10 News in 2010:

  1. Iran’s Top-Level Domain Approved by ICANN, That is .IRAN in Non-Latin
    Oct 15, 2010 (6,037 views)
  2. Facebook Privacy Issues You May Not Know About
    May 24, 2010 (4,413 views)
  3. Steve Jobs: Apple is a Mobile Device Company
    Jan 27, 2010 (4,391 views)
  4. WHOIS Privacy Considered “Material Falsification”
    Jan 20, 2010 (4,093 views)
  5. Las Vegas City Council to Debate the Support of .vegas Domain
    Feb 03, 2010 (4,084 views)
  6. OECD Reports on State of IPv6 Deployment for Policy Makers
    Apr 09, 2010 (4,039 views)
  7. Video on How the DNS Works
    Jan 22, 2010 (4,037 views)
  8. GoDaddy Announces Plans to Stop Domain Name Registrations in China
    Mar 24, 2010 (3,943 views)
  9. Addressing Search Engine, Website, and Provider Accountability for Illicit Online Drug Sales
    Jan 11, 2010 (3,846 views)
  10. Google Dumps Illicit Pharmacy Advertisements
    Feb 10, 2010 (3,664 views)

Top 10 Industry News in 2010 (sponsored posts):

  1. ICANN and Cybersecurity: Hot Topics at The First Ever .ORG Forum
    by PIR, Jan 31, 2010 (6,317 views)
  2. Hosting Companies Need Advanced DNS, Here’s Why…
    by Afilias, Aug 02, 2010 (4,059 views)
  3. Preventing Your DNS Account from Being Hacked
    by Afilias, Mar 23, 2010 (3,284 views)
  4. MarkMonitor Year in Review Report: How Escalating Online Brand Abuse is Used to Monetize Web Traffic
    by MarkMonitor, Mar 17, 2010 (3,274 views)
  5. .ORG: Introducing Fully Internationalized Domain Names
    by PIR, Mar 11, 2010 (3,086 views)
  6. The .CO Domain Registry Announces Unprecedented Rights Protections for Brand Owners
    by .CO Internet, Apr 20, 2010 (3,069 views)
  7. .ORG to Fully Deploy DNSSEC in June
    by PIR, Mar 11, 2010 (2,960 views)
  8. Announcement: dotMobi Ownership
    by dotMobi, Feb 11, 2010 (2,870 views)
  9. Web Server 911: Wikipedia SNAFU Indicates Need for DNS Monitoring and Failover
    by Afilias, Mar 31, 2010 (2,742 views)
  10. Afilias Limited Acquires .Mobi Domain Registry, Expands Market Leadership
    by Afilias, Feb 11, 2010 (2,667 views)

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