The management of IP in the domain name system has never been more complicated. A decade ago there were just 320 registries, 99.9% of all domains were in the English script and bad actors could be tracked from a whois record to the real world. Today’s best practice and tomorrow’s challenges…
Recently, the right of registration period for .uk domains closed and those domains that remained unclaimed were released by .uk domain registry, Nominet. Here we ask Nick Wood questions about the process and what brand owners can do if they missed a domain they wished to have registered.
The Start of Something Big
ICANN publishes a paper entitled, ICANN Org’s Readiness to Support Future Rounds of New gTLDs. Outlining ICANN’s assumptions for policy implementation and operational readiness for a subsequent round of new gTLDs.