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Bill Filed to Block ICANN

Posted on 06/20/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A bill submitted by a U.S. Congressman was designed to block ICANN’s decision to give VeriSign control of expired domain names in the .com and .net TLDs. Other registrars expressed concern over VeriSign’s new Wait List Service, which, if it is implemented, who eliminate competing registrars from the expired domain …
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Pool.com Sues ICANN

Posted on 06/11/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Pool.com has sued ICANN for monopolistic practices after the non-profit organization handed over control of expired .com and .net domains to VeriSign, who plans to implement a new Wait List Service.…
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Network Solutions Back as VeriSign Subsidiary

Posted on 01/06/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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.…
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VeriSign’s SiteFinder Causes Controversy

Posted on 09/23/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign has caused a huge uproar in the domain industry with their new SiteFinder service with numerous competitors filing lawsuits against the company for violating fair trade laws. The new service allows VeriSign to profit on unregistered domains by directing that traffic to placements sites with advertising.…
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VeriSign Complying with Rules

Posted on 09/09/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Recently released audits show that VeriSign, who was allowed to keep both their Registry and Registrar units after restructuring last year, is providing equal access to domain names, but is not maintaining daily records for these domains in the database. Federal officials have expressed their concerns over the record keeping …
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Registrars Look to Maintain

Posted on 08/26/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

According to SnapNames, registrations for the top domain TLDs (.com, .net, and .org) fell by 3.5 million from October to June. Domain Registrars struggle to find a market in the post dot-com bubble industry.…
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Wait List Proposal Causes Tension Among Registrars

Posted on 01/21/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign’s proposed new wait listing service, which would allow customers to pay to be place a waiting list for a priority position in registering expired domains, has caused tensions among Domain Registrars who call the plan anti-competitive and expensive. Of 17 Registrars who participated in an ICANN call, not a …
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European Registrars Refuse to pay ICANN Fees

Posted on 01/17/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

European Registrars, including Nominet, the .uk Registry, are refusing to pay ICANN fees. The Registrars claim that ICANN “has not done enough to guarantee the stability of the servers that link domains.” The concern over stability primarily lies in the 13 DNS root servers that link domain names to numerical …
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Registrars Respond to Domain Slamming Charges

Posted on 07/20/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Registrars respond to VeriSign’s charges of Domain Slamming, the process of getting domain owner’s to switch from one Registrar to another without the customer knowing. ISPs and Domain Registrars alike are lobbying ICANN to put an end to VeriSign’s anti-slamming rules, which many charge that they abuse, leaving customers in …
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Domain Renewal Scam Continues

Posted on 01/20/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Despite an FTC ruling that the Domain Registry of America cease using misleading marketing letters to gain customers, reports show that the company is still continuing their renewal scam. In the scam, the company sends out letters telling domain registrants that their name is up for renewal and if they …
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BulkRegister.com Fouls Up Registrations

Posted on 01/19/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A number of domain names were sold at bulkregister.com, only to be re-released almost immediately onto the market and bought by other registrants using other Domain Registrars. BulkRegister admitted the problem was on their end, but has yet to release details on their plans to reimburse customers.…
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Registrars Collect Money for Impossible Domain Registrations

Posted on 01/06/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions accepted approximately 800 erroneous domain registrations that contained a hyphen at either the beginning or end of the domain name. The error occurred because the software used when registering names was not correctly filtering out the errors and the actual domain name system wouldn’t be able to handle …
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New 67 Character Domain Names Might Be Available Soon

Posted on 12/16/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Internet Domain Registrars (register.com) introduced a plan today that would lengthen the current 26 character limit on domain names to 67 characters. Register.com is one of the first few registrars that were set up to compete with Network Solutions, which until recently held a monopoly on the domain name registration …
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Registrar Competitor Hits 1 Million Registrations

Posted on 09/02/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Register.com, one of the five companies allowed to register domain names under the new ICANN privatization plan, has registered its 1 millionth domain name. Granny-to-be.com was registered by Felicia Reymont, who hopes to sell useful items to new grandmothers on the website.…
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NetBenefit Pushing Personal Websites

Posted on 08/09/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Domain Registrar NetBenefit is teaming with Excite (a UK web portal) to focus its marketing efforts on mainstream consumers, selling family name URLs instead of conventional business site names.…
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Domain Name Monopoly Ends

Posted on 04/21/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solution’s control of the domain name registration process has ended. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the inclusion of five new companies as Domain Registrars. On June 24, the process will be open to other accredited Domain Registrars.…
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Network Solutions Agrees to Release Whois Data

Posted on 10/08/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The US Department of Commerce agreed to extend Network Solution’s contract as a domain name Registrar until the year 2000, in exchange for the company’s release of ‘ownership’ of the current whois data they maintain on 2.5 million domain registrants. The contract provides room for competition from other Registrars by …
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Fake Australian Registrar Gets Nailed

Posted on 05/01/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Australian government charged Peter Zmijewski with fraud for setting up the site InterNIC.com and collecting registration fees from people who had thought they were dealing with the legitimate registration service InterNIC.net. ZMijewski collected up to $3 million in his scam.…
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ISP’s Still Holding Money for Non-Existent Domain Names

Posted on 02/04/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

One of the leading Domain Registrar applicants, Epoch, has taken orders from more than 3,000 customers for domain names that might not even exist. The firm began pre-selling names based on the seven new TLDs (top-level domains) proposed by the Council of Registrars (CORE). However, the White House recently released …
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U.S. Government Takes Stand on Domain Registration

Posted on 01/30/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Clinton administration has finally made public the long awaited report on how they would privatize and expand the domain name system. The report stated that the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) would continue to control IP addresses, root-server, and addressing protocols as a new non-profit organization. IANA staff would …
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Network Solutions Announces More Competitive Site

Posted on 12/16/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As the impending end of Network Solution’s monopoly on the domain registration market looms near, the company is scurrying to save whatever business they can by making their site easier to use and improving their billing system, and making their services and site more competitive.…
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Network Solutions Rolls Out New Billing System for Internet Domain Name Registrants

Posted on 12/16/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/— Network Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSOL) today announced the completion of one of the world’s largest Internet-based transaction billing systems. The new system provides for the reliability and scalability required to better manage Network Solutions’ rapidly growing worldwide Internet domain name registration services in the .com, …
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Now Calling New Registrars

Posted on 07/22/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The interim Policy Oversight Committee (iPOC), formerly the IAHC, is now taking for applications from possible domain name registrars. iPOC’s authority to establish registrars is unclear.…
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PGPMedia Sues Network Solutions

Posted on 03/22/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

PGPMedia has filed a suit against Network Solutions, demanding access to the company’s domain databases. PGPMedia wants to assign and sell domain names in competition with Network Solutions, who holds a monopoly in the domain registration business.…
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Network Solutions Accused of Violating Antitrust Laws

Posted on 03/20/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

PGPMedia has filed suit against Network Solutions, alleging that the company has violated antitrust laws. PGPMedia states that NSI conspired with other groups, including the International Ad hoc Committed (IAHC), the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), the Internet Society, and other unnamed people in order to keep it’s monopoly in …
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