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  • Foundation to fight cybercrime by offering free advice on domain-name security

    A newly formed non-profit called the Secure Domain Foundation (SDF) says its mission will be to provide free advice on security practices to protect the Internet's core infrastructure related to the Domain Name System.

  • Turnbull supports new governance model for DNS

    Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has described as a "momentous day in the history of the Internet" the announcement by the US Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration that it will end its role in the Domain Name System.

  • ICANN seeks to tackle DNS namespace collision risks

    As the number of top-level domains undergoes explosive growth, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is studying ways to reduce the risk of traffic intended for internal network destinations ending up on the Internet via the Domain Name System.

  • Brace yourself for flood of new domain names

    Brace yourself. The Internet is about to get a lot busier and more cluttered. The Internet addresses that we are accustomed to using -- .com, .net and .edu - will be getting a lot of company next week.

  • More than 100 gTLDs added to the root so far

    The Internet's name space continues to expand, with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers — ICANN, the organisation that manages the Domain Name System which is ultimately responsible for translating website domain names into IP addresses — this morning announcing that more than 100 generic top-level domains have been added to the root zone.

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