Demand Media, one of the domain name and social media’s largest companies, announced Monday that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of Richard Rosenblatt as CEO, effective 31 October, 2013, and as Chairman, effective immediately. 11230
[news release] The UK’s slow progress in preparing for IPv6, the new internet addressing protocol, could threaten UK-based organisations’ ability to compete on the international stage, particularly in vital fast-growing economies, according to IT provider Logicalis and the University of Southampton. 11107
Google’s Matt Cutts was recently asked as it is now closer than ever to switching to IPv6, how will Google evaluate websites where one website being in IPv4 and an exactly the same one in IPv6. Will these be considered duplicate content? 11059
A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack hit .cn websites on 25 August, meaning many “were either inaccessible or extremely slow, including the popular Twitter-like Sina Weibo, Amazon.cn, and the Bank of China,” according to a Tech In Asia report. 10971
He may be most famous for inventing the computer mouse, but as the Los Angeles Times reports, in the 1960s Douglas Carl Engelbart “envisioned the power of interconnected computers to accelerate the pursuit of knowledge and solve the world's increasingly complex problems, laying the foundation for the modern computing age and the Internet.” 10722
When the domain name system (DNS) was developed in 1983 it was viewed as a way of "making it possible for people to create and use domain names for the things they wanted to access instead of numerical addresses," writes Paul Mockapetris, Chief Scientist and Chairman, Board at Nominum. 10401
Abstract: Domain names may have substantial economic or social value. They are often the object of dispute, whether based on allegations of abuse, or in contests over ownership. There is a recent judicial trend, particularly in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, toward characterizing domain names as “property” (and more specifically, “intangible property”) subject to rules of sale and transfer typical of personal property. This judicial characterization identifies “alienability”...