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New TLDs / Industry Updates

DNSSEC Industry Coalition Meets with Vint Cerf and Dan Kaminsky

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition comprised of 20 organizations streamlining the rollout of DNSSEC worldwide, gathered on Friday, March 13, 2009, to share best practices in deployment and meet the urgent challenge to secure the Internet's domain name system (DNS). more

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition Announces the Formation of Its Registrar Review Team

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition announces today the formation of its Registrar Review Team following the 34th public meeting of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Mexico City, Mexico. The Registrar Review Team is comprised of companies that will provide the coalition with valuable information from a registrar's unique perspective. more

Survey Results: .ORG Domains are Informative, Trustworthy and Valuable

We conducted a brand survey at the end of 2008, reaching out to 10,000 Internet users across Europe and North America. We wanted to get a reading on two primary points -- what types of organizations does a .ORG domain represent, and what characteristics are associated with a .ORG domain name. more

auDA Extends AusRegistry’s au Registry Term to 2014

auDA today announced that it has extended its au Registry Licence Agreement with AusRegistry. AusRegistry will now continue as Registry Operator and wholesale provider for all commercial domain names including .com.au and .net.au and non-commercial domain names, .gov.au and .edu.au until 2014. more

DNSSEC FUD Buster: DNSSEC Slows the Internet?

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry, DNSSEC FUD Buster series continues this month with a piece authored by Andrew Sullivan. Andrew works for Shinkuro, an organization that interests and expertise lie in secure Internet capabilities. more

A United Front to Stop Cybercrime

As part of .ORG's ongoing pursuit for and commitment to a more secure global Internet, we have teamed up with Microsoft Corporation as well as fellow technology and academic leaders, including ICANN, NeuStar, VeriSign, CNNIC, Afilias, Global Domains International Inc., M1D Global, AOL, Symantec, F-Secure, ISC, researchers from Georgia Tech, the Shadowserver Foundation, Arbor Networks and Support Intelligence. more

.ORG at the DOMAINfest Global 2009 Conference

I attended the DOMAINfest Global conference this week in Hollywood, California. There were a great number of learning sessions on domain name acquisition, and value-driving strategies including build-out and monetization. more

Committed to Keeping the Internet a Safe Place

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is committed to providing a model for exemplary Registry practices. In furtherance of this goal, PIR has been working proactively to address domain name abuses including phishing, malware, child pornography, and spam distribution. more

Public Interest Registry Opens Call for Nominations for Its Advisory Council

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry, the premier domain where people turn to find credible information, get involved, fund causes and support advocacy, announces it is seeking Internet leaders to fill four (4) open seats on the .ORG Advisory Council. more

If I Have an SSL, Do I Need DNSSEC?

Many folks believe their online presence is safe simply because their site has an SSL certificate. The truth is that, while SSL does provide protection and encryption of data for a website, attackers can use tactics that affect the end user before they get to your website. more