A prolonged Internet outage affecting major sites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify and The New York Times on friday has commentators concerned that this is was a practice run for future, more widespread disruption of the internet. The distributed denial of … Continue reading

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The IANA transition is an important event that is vital for the Internet, but if you hadn't been told about it you wouldn't notice it. The change is fundamental, but will change relatively little day to day. IANA is a … Continue reading

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If you want to register an Australian web address, your options may be about to change due to a review of domain name policy that is currently underway. This article, by Derek Whitehead, was originally published on The Conversation. Derek … Continue reading

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There is a serious threat to domain name privacy, and you can help. As you may have heard, an ICANN working group is considering how privacy and proxy services should work for domain names. It will cover all generic domain … Continue reading

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At last weeks ICANN meeting in Singapore, the ICANN board made a historic decision, to go ahead with a program of creating many new top level generic domain names, and EFA was there. A top level domain is one at … Continue reading

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