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


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    .INFO to Allocate Names to Those Who Enhance its Brand
    On November 6th, 2009 with 1 comments
    It seems that first-come-first-serve is a dimmer and dimmer memory for domain...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Is the rug to be pulled out from under registrants?
    On October 22nd, 2009 with 2 comments
    Anonymous writes "Please be notified of the window for public comment on a...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    AGP Limit Policy favors large Registrars
    On December 5th, 2008 with 0 comments
    Anonymous writes "Many of you are already aware of ICANN's impending AGP Limits...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    ICANN As Seen By an ISP
    On July 30th, 2008 with 0 comments
    Dreamhost is a major US-based ISP with a somewhat irreverant blogging style. ...
    Section: Main > RegistrarsLaugh (or Cry)

    ICANN Preliminary Vote Against Domain Tasting
    On April 30th, 2008 with 0 comments
    Anonymous writes "On April 17 ICANN voted to make their 20 cent per domain name...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    GoDaddy feels the heat
    On March 13th, 2008 with 0 comments
    GoDaddy pulled (but has since "pushed"?) the hosting plug on the website...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    ICANN Supports an End to Domain Tasting
    On January 31st, 2008 with 0 comments
    The ICANN Board voted last week to indicate support in principle for a change...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Is NSI FrontRunning?
    On January 8th, 2008 with 4 comments
    Numerous reports today (e.g. Slashdot, NSI Registers Every Domain Checked),...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSIRegistrars

    Staff Draft of GNSO Report on Domain Tasting Posted
    On January 7th, 2008 with 0 comments
    The "GNSO Initial Report on Domain Tasting" has been posted for comment ...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Kidnapping Domains
    On September 9th, 2007 with 0 comments
    Vision writes "I became acutely aware of ICANN and its 'role' when my domains...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    RegisterFly Scandal Culminates in Class Action
    On March 31st, 2007 with 0 comments
    Anonymous writes "More than 75,000 individuals have already lost their Internet...
    Section: Main > Lawsuits and Judicial DecisionsRegistrars

    ICANN - a toothless bulldog or what?
    On January 27th, 2007 with 3 comments
    Nobsany writes "ICANN IMHO is either a toothless bulldog or a group of...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Did VeriSign Try to Pull a Very Fast One?
    On December 12th, 2006 with 0 comments
    The GA list is a fount of interesting stuff today. Consider this post from...
    Section: Main > RegistrarsVerisign/NSI

    Microsoft is now an ICANN accredited registrar
    On November 4th, 2006 with 0 comments
    Patrick Mevzek writes "As you can see on...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Nominet becoming a .COM registrar
    On October 1st, 2006 with 2 comments
    Ray Littoria writes "Nominet, the .uk registry, continues to prepare its...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Fewer than 8% of May '06 Domain Registrations are Real
    On June 22nd, 2006 with 4 comments
    GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons claims the vast majority of domain registrations are...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    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

    Palage Resigns from ICANN Board
    On April 5th, 2006 with 3 comments
    According to a letter dated April 3, 2006, forwarded to me by a reliable...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsRegistrars

    Welcome to the Club
    On March 16th, 2006 with 3 comments
    Bret Fausett has something to say to the registrars who filed a reconsideration...
    Section: Main > ICANNWatch.orgRegistrars

    Registrar Blogs on Its Hatred of OpenSRS
    On November 4th, 2005 with 4 comments
    One major OpenSRS user really, really, really loathes the...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    GoDaddy.com Tops Registrar Ranking
    On April 27th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Fergie writes "Jim Wagner reports today on internetnews.com that: "Domain name...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Why Verisign?
    On April 18th, 2005 with 27 comments
    Allan Samul writes "Still don't know why VeriSign, who does terrible job in...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSIRegistrars

    ICANN’s Fee Structure Promotes Monopolization
    On March 30th, 2005 with 11 comments
    Robert Fox writes "ICANN has introduced a “Per Registrar Variable Fee” in...
    Section: Main > Budget and ExpendituresRegistrars

    How a domain changed registrars by itself
    On February 11th, 2005 with 0 comments
    Anonymous writes "This is a story about a man who tried his level best to get...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Why is Dotster silent about the Panix hijack?
    On February 7th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Sam Varghese writes "Panix.com was hijacked on January 16. One of the parties...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Google enters the market
    On January 31st, 2005 with 3 comments
    Once again, Bret "Scoop" Fausett spots its first: Google has become an...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    Panix's domain name Hijacked
    On January 17th, 2005 with 2 comments
    NW writes "According to a CNET story, a Slashdot post and Panix.net, the main...
    Section: Main > SecurityRegistrars

    A milion Dot Info domain names registered last week
    On October 8th, 2004 with 10 comments
    Anonymous writes "The registrar industry is buzzing over eNom's exploitation of...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    New Website for Domain Name Statistics Junkies
    On September 26th, 2004 with 20 comments
    Ever since the demise of the "State of the Domain" web site those looking for...
    Section: Main > Registrars

    SnapNames switches to an auction based system
    On August 9th, 2004 with 6 comments
    GeorgeK writes "SnapNames, one of the strongest backers of the controversial...
    Section: Main > RegistrarsVerisign/NSI

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