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Universal Acceptance is the Challenge for the International Internet [Audio]

This week on the Blacknight Podcast we talk to Don Hollander, Secretary General of the Universal Acceptance Steering Group at ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Click on the player below to play the podcast, or download it here: 21:12; 12MB; MP3.   Regular readers and listeners will know that ICANN is the international […]

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New TLDs For Dummies (Sort of)

There’s been a lot of media attention on the new TLD process in the last few days, which is a good thing. Unfortunately most of it is badly written, misleading or simply misinformed. Let’s look at the reality. To start with, there are currently 20 gTLDs ie. “global” top level domains (extensions). (21 if you […]

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ICANN Meeting Opens In Paris

ICANN’s 32nd International public meeting opened in Paris yesterday morning. There are several hot topics on the agenda and judging by the crowds of people at last night’s welcome cocktail, attendance levels are good. If you’re interested in finding out more head over to the meeting’s official site where you can find details of meetings, […]

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