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VeriSign announced that they would be increasing the domain fees that they charge Registrars for .com and .net domain registrations. The 7-10% fee increases will move .com’s to $6.42 and .net’s to $3.85. The fee increase is the first increase since ICANN implemented the fee structure in 1999. [...] Continue reading
ICANN appears to want the same type of immunity from national laws that international organizations such as the International Red Cross and International Olympic Committee have enjoyed. A recent report says that they should “explore the private international organization model”. The immunity would make ICANN immune from civil lawsuits, police searches, taxes, and more. [...] Continue reading
The controversial Snowe Bill was scrapped in favor of a newly proposed broader reaching bill drafted by Senator Hilary Clinton. [...] Continue reading