Archive for September, 2012

Google Loses “Typosquatting” Case Against

by Jake Neeley

Google lost a domain battle with ICANN and its arbitration body over a domain name spelled As many are aware, a long-term strategy for any domain reseller is to purchase domain name misspellings, which may siphon traffic away from your core brand (or those of your clients!). Google argued that is confusingly similar…

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The Future Role of ICANN and Domain Names

by Jake Neeley

Do you have ever get confused by what ICANN actually does and how it may, over the long term, affect your role as a domain name reseller? We took a look at the ICANN strategic plan that covers 2012 to 2016 that specifically lays out its mission statement and overall global vision. Who is ICANN?…

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223 Million Internet Domain Names and Still Climbing!

by Jake Neeley

Yes, that’s the number of domain names now registered worldwide according to VeriSign INC, in its latest domain name industry brief. And, at least 7 million new domains were added to the Internet in the first part of 2012 representing a 3.3% growth rate over last year’s numbers. “The .com and .net TLDs experienced aggregate…

IPv6 Has Come and Gone but Do You Know the Full Story?

by Jake Neeley

Check out new infographic below by World IPv6 Launch, the body tasked by the Internet Society to help fast track and streamline the move towards a new Internet protocol. IPv6 is a new protocol designed to replace IPv4, which essentially will stop the Internet from running out of IP addresses that are crucial to handle… Joins Industry Coalition Committed to Internet Growth

by Jake Neeley

Today marks a monumental day; we’re happy to announce our founding membership and the formation of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition). The i2Coalition is a group of more than 40 industry leaders from infrastructure providers, like us, to general technology companies. The mission is to drive the “nuts and bolts” of the Internet ensuring its…

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