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Are New gTLDs a Facilitator to Hate?

From June 2015, the general public will be able to purchase an array of new domain name extensions. Next week sees the opening of the ‘sunrise sale’, where people can begin to reserve their desired domain names at premium prices. 502 more words

Domains

Will ICANN be Coerced into Policing the Internet?

The entertainment industry’s battle against online copyright infringement has been a tedious, ongoing process – mainly to no avail. In the continuation of this fight, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) have moved their focus to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), who manage most of the Internet’s fundamental naming and numbering infrastructure. 682 more words

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KickassTorrents Has Switched Domains Again

Popular torrent site KickassTorrents switched back to a Tongan top-level domain (.to) this week after authorities apparently banned its Somalian address, Kickass.so.

The file-sharing site had only been at the Somalian address since last November, but it appears a crackdown has forced it to move again, Mashable reports. 88 more words

Domain Registration

Registering a domain is relatively simple, you choose your provider and what packages you want and then pay. The common mistake made by individuals is that they register with their home address and then think that everything is ready, this will then result in their details being searchable on the internet through a  122 more words

Web Hosting

Startups: Your Cute '.io' Domain Name Supports British Imperialism

Over the past year or so, startups have been using the “.io” top-level domain (TLD) to add a little spice to their branding. Names like 360.io, Vox.io, Takes.io, Spark.io, Sush.io are becoming more common among founders for whom .net is retrograde and .com is, more often than not, taken already. 633 more words

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17. Forget the Stamp, Learn to Use Email, part 2

Let’s compare regular postal mail, sometimes called snail mail, with electronic mail nicknamed email.

First an address must be specified so that mail is delivered to the right person at the right place.  1.370 more words

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Top Level Domains = Top Level Phishers

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has decided to cheer us up with the fresh new extensions, such as .guru, .email and .support. 189 more words