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Netster sued VeriSign over the controversial SiteFinder service. The lawsuit claims that the service inappropriately directs unregistered domain traffic rather than delivering a 404. The redirected pages are essentially advertising pages that VeriSign profits from. [...] Continue reading
VeriSign shut down its controversial SiteFinder service over the weekend. The company said that data found that the service does not compromise the stability, security, or performance of the Internet. ICANN, who plans to meet to discuss the service, claims that SiteFinder “adversely affected anti-spam software, e-mail deliveries, and core DNS operations, as well as [...] Continue reading
auDA announced that more than 350,000 .com.au and .net.au domains have been registered, which triggered a 10% drop in the price that the AusRegistry charges accredited Registrars. [...] Continue reading