Monday , June 27 2022


Panel faults ICANN and tells it to make a decision on .web

Panel determines that ICANN violated its bylaws by failing to make a decision about Verisign’s deal for .web. “…[ICANN] has violated its commitment to make decisions by applying documented policies objectively and fairly.” This is the big takeaway from an Independent Review Panel (IRP) decision regarding a long-running dispute over …

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17 recent end user domain name sales

A couple of religious groups, a green energy company, and an AI company bought domain names. Last week’s end user domain sales list with full of blockchain-related purchases. This week, I didn’t find any. Perhaps it’s an anomaly. Or maybe these companies were busy trying to figure out where crypto …

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Set up two-factor authentication on your Afternic account

Here’s how to add security to your Afternic account. Afternic’s two-factor authentication set up. One of the bigger security risks in the domain aftermarket has been the lack of two-factor authentication for Afternic accounts. If someone hacks into your Afternic account, they can decrease the price of a domain and …

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ICANN to terminate Pheenix domain registrar

This Phoenix won’t rise from the dead. ICANN is terminating its accreditation agreement with domain name registrar Pheenix. The domain name overseer sent a breach notice to the registrar on April 25 and followed up with a termination notice today. Pheenix hasn’t been paying its accreditation fees and hasn’t responded …

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