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Nominet, the registry for .uk domains, has introduced several new rules designed to increase domain security. For a fee, Nominet will now offer assistance to domain registrants who are attempting unsuccessfully to transfer their domain from one registrar to another. The new service makes it easier for users to move their name when their current [...] Continue reading
VeriSign is under fire for their planned changes to internationalized domain names. The Registry previously returned an error when an IDN that ends in .com or .net is accessed; however, the company now plans to return a positive message offering the visitor a free VeriSign software plug-in for displaying IDNs. [...] Continue reading
After VeriSign purchased Network Solutions, the company is now splitting the Registrar business off and rebranding. The new Network Solutions subsidiary will handle the domain registration, web, and email businesses. The Registry business will stay under VeriSign. [...] Continue reading