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Threatening faxes, dot-xxx and an angry Vint Cerf

One of the more bizarre situations I have found myself in while covering domain name system overseer ICANN, both outside…

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So what does that weird GAC wording actually mean?

UPDATE: The ICANN Board just published the minutes from its meeting on Tuesday and intriguingly it has formally “triggered” the…

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ICANN’s two missing accountability clauses

Earlier this year, the organization that oversees the domain name system, ICANN, saw the first use of its Independent Review…

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Dot-xxx approved by ICANN Board

As flagged up yesterday, the ICANN Board has approved the dot-xxx Internet extension at its Board meeting just now in…

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Dot-xxx to be approved tomorrow

The domain name system’s overseeing body, ICANN, will approve the controversial Internet extension dot-xxx, designed for online pornography, at its…

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Why ICANN doesn’t need to go back to the GAC over dot-xxx

This Friday, it looks as though the ICANN Board will follow the clear conclusions drawn by its independent review and…

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Summary/analysis of dot-xxx issue

I have spent the past week going through literally thousands of comments about whether there should be a new dot-xxx…

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Watch out: .xxx is coming to an Internet near you soon

So I think there is a real chance that the Internet extension .xxx will appear on the Internet some time…

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What ICANN’s chair said about .xxx at the time

On Friday, there was a very interesting decision made by an independent panel of eminent retired judges with respect to…

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