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    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
    (June 1999 - March 2001)

      Searching For: fnord

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    WHOIS in a .name? It'll cost you to find out
    On October 9th, 2007 with 1 comments
    fnord writes "As Milton Meuller pointed out, the most recent attempt by the...
    Section: Main > Privacy
    Score: 0.3

    Son of SiteFinder?
    On June 22nd, 2007 with 4 comments
    fnord writes "VeriSign is testing a new DNS redirection service in the US...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSI
    Score: 0.7

    .eu registry suspends 74,000 domains
    On July 25th, 2006 with 9 comments
    fnord writes "Keiren McCarthy reports in TheRegister that EURid, the registry...
    Section: Main > .eu and Europe too
    Score: 0.6

    Recursive DNS service tries to block phishing hole
    On July 11th, 2006 with 1 comments
    fnord writes "Wired News reports on OpenDNS, a San Francisco based company...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers
    Score: 0.7

    Registrar GoDaddy becoming spam police?
    On June 20th, 2006 with 0 comments
    fnord writes "According to SlashDot, domain name registrar GoDaddy is blocking...
    Section: Main > Registrars
    Score: 0.9

    New .net agreement not etched in stone?
    On July 15th, 2005 with 3 comments
    fnord writes "According to NetCraft Vint Cerf is now saying that the .net price...
    Section: Main > .net
    Score: 1.0

    kids.us Playground Nearly Deserted
    On June 8th, 2005 with 8 comments
    fnord writes "Two years after the USG mandated childsafe second level domain...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment RelationsThe Big Picture
    Score: 0.5

    ICANN Appoints Ombudsman
    On November 29th, 2004 with 8 comments
    Just a few weeks ago Prof. Ethan Katsh asked where ICANN's ombudsman is. Now,...
    Section: Main > ICANN Staff and Structure
    Score: 0.8

    Canada's .ca public WHOIS to be PIPED out
    On November 23rd, 2004 with 10 comments
    fnord writes "We Canucks have made another attempt to prove that we're not just...
    Section: Main > Country-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)Privacy
    Score: 0.3

    new.net changes hands, sort of
    On September 20th, 2004 with 3 comments
    fnord writes "New.net, an alternate root of sorts that hasn't had much press in...
    Section: Main > Alternate Roots
    Score: 0.7

    .eu, still coming real soon now after all these ye
    On February 15th, 2004 with 4 comments
    fnord writes "Mon Dieu! Who would have thought that some entity could move even...
    Section: Main > .eu and Europe too
    Score: 0.1

    .pro registry sold
    On February 12th, 2004 with 7 comments
    cambler writes "From Register.com's 8-K statement: -- During the fourth...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs
    Score: 0.6

    mikerowesoft.com redux
    On February 8th, 2004 with 0 comments
    fnord writes "Mike Rowe, the 17 year old Canadian who ran afoul of MicroSoft...
    Section: Main > Laugh (or Cry)
    Score: 0.6

    MicroSoft Closes Browser Phishing Hole
    On February 3rd, 2004 with 7 comments
    fnord writes "MicroSoft has released a patch for their Internet Explorer web...
    Section: Main > Security
    Score: 0.4

    Appeals Court Upholds Injuction Against Verio WHOI
    On January 31st, 2004 with 3 comments
    fnord writes "In a split decision the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has...
    Section: Main > Lawsuits and Judicial Decisions
    Score: 0.4

    Nigerian Gov't wants its .ng
    On January 16th, 2004 with 1 comments
    fnord writes "Time for ICANN to print up yet another pay and obey contract....
    Section: Main > Country-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)
    Score: 0.7

    ISOC ICANN Survey
    On November 6th, 2003 with 2 comments
    fnord writes "Buried in my October ISOC members newsletter delivered October 24...
    Section: Main > The Big Picture
    Score: 0.4

    ITU Newslog
    On August 11th, 2003 with 0 comments
    fnord writes "The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has rolled out a...
    Section: Main > ITU
    Score: 0.9

    Intellectual Propertease
    On June 29th, 2003 with 0 comments
    fnord writes "I wrote this before MdR2k and it's been floating around on the...
    Section: Main > Laugh (or Cry)
    Score: 0.4

    USG refuses FOIA request for .gov domains
    On June 5th, 2003 with 1 comments
    fnord writes "Writer/editor Russ Kick reports on his blog, TheMemoryHole (an...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations
    Score: 0.7

    Heads Up! Incoming! All New ICANN Bylaws and 2002 Annual Meeting
    On October 3rd, 2002 with 13 comments
    fnord writes "In a method so typical it is surprising it hasn't been patented,...
    Section: Main > ICANN Staff and Structure
    Score: 0.5

    The end of an era: RIP Afternic.com
    On September 25th, 2002 with 28 comments
    fnord writes "Should one need further evidence that the bottom has dropped out...
    Section: Main > Registrars
    Score: 0.3

    Louis Touton says VeriSign's WLS should go ahead
    On August 22nd, 2002 with 14 comments
    fnord writes "ICANN General Counsel Louis Touton has recommended that the ICANN...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSI
    Score: 0.8

    Canadian Government asks for input on ICANN Reform
    On August 21st, 2002 with 0 comments
    fnord writes "The Government of Canada has released a position paper on ICANN...
    Section: Main > Government Advisory Committee (GAC)
    Score: 0.4

    VeriSign under FTC investigation for various domain name practices
    On August 6th, 2002 with 20 comments
    fnord writes "From Reuters via Yahoo:The FTC is seeking information about the...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSI
    Score: 0.6

    WHOIS .ac, and why do they have a problem with ICANN?
    On August 4th, 2002 with 7 comments
    fnord writes "Being somewhat intrigued (sorry for the recursion) by the...
    Section: Main > The Big Picture
    Score: 0.5

    The ad hoc group of functionaries that blocked Karl Auerbach's access
    On July 30th, 2002 with 12 comments
    fnord writes "I was surprised to read from the Judge's prelimininary ruling...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors
    Score: 0.3

    Free speech or cybersquatting?
    On July 16th, 2002 with 14 comments
    fnord writes "Declan McCullagh's politechbot list carries the story of William...
    Section: Main > Lawsuits and Judicial Decisions
    Score: 0.8

    Hacking ICANN
    On July 4th, 2002 with 18 comments
    fnord writes "Chaos Computer Club member and ICANN director Andy Müller-Maguhn...
    Section: Main > The Big Picture
    Score: 1.0

    Bucharest ICANN meeting: Very remote participation reprised
    On June 24th, 2002 with 8 comments
    fnord writes "With the first day of ICANN meetings in Bucharest already well...
    Section: Main > ICANN Meetings
    Score: 0.6

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