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Putting the accent on domains – IDN ICANN LA

One of the main theme’s at the ICANN meeting in Los Angeles, California, is IDN – internationalised domain names. IDN has been a topic of much interest, discussion and debate for the last few years as currently you cannot use non-ascii characters in domain names. While that may not be an issue for an English […]

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What’s on at ICANN LA

I’m heading off to Los Angeles in the morning to attend the ICANN meeting. I’ll try to blog a bit from there either on here or on my personal blog or my domain news blog (you’re spoilt for choice!). The meeting agenda is available online. If you’re not a big fan of TLAs (three letter […]

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ICANN Los Angeles

The next ICANN meeting is being held in Los Angeles, California. Although the meeting doesn’t officially start until the Monday there will be meetings and events over the weekend as well. I’ll be attending again, as there are quite a few topics of interest on the table. If you’re interested in the meeting schedule, then […]

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Domain Registrant Rights

As a domain registrant you have certain rights. Unfortunately those rights can be abused by companies that don’t believe in ethical business practices. It would be nice and simple if the whois display were the same across all TLDs (ie. domain extensions), but they’re not. A basic right is for the domain to be registered […]

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Scheduled Network Maintenance – Wednesday 17th of October @ 22:30 hours

When: Wednesday 17th of October @ 22:30 hours What: Firewall Upgrade. We’re moving our colocation and dedicated server customers out from behind the current HA pair of firewalls. We’ve indicated recently on our blog that we bought 4 new Cisco ASA firewalls and the time has arrived to install them. Who will be affected: Both […]

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