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Domain Name System Expands to Asia Pacific

Posted on 11/19/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a move to strengthen the domain name system (DNS), the Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) and the Internet Software Consortium (ISC) have reached an agreement to put several root servers throughout the Asia Pacific region. The new root servers will handle increased traffic and will also provide additional …
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Network Solutions Sells Out For $21 Billion – VeriSign New Top Dog

Posted on 03/07/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign announced today that it had bought out Network Solutions for $21 billion, and has become the new controller of the Domain Name System (DNS).…
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Domain Monopoly to Continue

Posted on 07/05/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions domain monopoly continues after more ICANN delays. The domain registration market was to be opened for competition in June after a testing period with limited competition starting in April. However, ICANN has delayed the process again until at least July 16. Network Solutions is trying to maintain ownership …
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Domain Registrar Competition Still Not Competing

Posted on 05/17/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The domain name competition was supposed to have started on April 26, but Network Solutions says the companies who were supposed to test the system have withheld the necessary software. All five companies are still waiting for their chance to secure a market share. Network Solutions spokesperson claims that the …
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Domain Monopolist Gets a 7-Day Extension

Posted on 10/01/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions, whose control over the domain name systems was supposed to have expired at midnight, has been granted a seven day extension to give squabbling organizations time to settle their differences over the new plans. The new authority, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), which will oversee …
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Network Solutions Under Fire for Proposal

Posted on 09/28/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) openly attacked the proposals of Network Solutions and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) as yet another way to give control of the domain name system to a closed, exclusive group. The EFF also pointed out that the articles submitted by the two entities do …
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Agreement from Current Domain Monopolists Reached

Posted on 09/18/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) and Network Solutions have agreed to a number of bylaws and articles that would introduce competition into the domain name system and incorporate the entities.…
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13 Huge Companies Beg for Money to Overtake Internet

Posted on 09/09/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

13 Leading companies in the IT, telecommunications, and computer industries are hoping for a non-profit organization to take over the domain name system (currently monopolized by Network Solutions). The big names, IBM, Netscape, and MCI are asking for donations to fund their non-profit governing body.…
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Revised US Domain Plans Released

Posted on 06/05/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Clinton administration has finally released their final revision on the plans to unleash competition in the domain name system. The most notable changes from their original release is that the proposal for five new top-level domains (TLDs) will be decided on by a 15 member board (of a non-profit …
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Australia Not Happy With US Domain Plan

Posted on 05/06/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Formally expressed in a letter from Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard, the country still is dissatisfied by the Clinton Administration’s handling of the privatization of the domain name system, as they feel it gives too much control to US interests.…
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US Domain Controller Dries European Tears

Posted on 03/20/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

After receiving criticism from the European Commission for the new plans to expand the domain name service, the Clinton Administration tried to calm European concerns. The complaint alleged against the US was that keeping the domain name service in America would give the US unfair control. Ira Magaziner, who oversaw …
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Domain Registry Lowers Price

Posted on 03/16/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions announced that they will no longer be collecting the 30% extra charge in their domain registration process. The charge had been set up to fund efforts by the NSF (National Science Foundation) to oversee the domain name system. This comes just before a class action lawsuit against Network …
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Europe Green with Domain Envy

Posted on 02/24/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a reply to the Clinton Administration’s ‘green papers’, the plan to privatize and expand the domain name industry, European Commission criticizes the plan because it would grant the US too much control over the new system.…
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Time Running Out For Domain Comments

Posted on 02/23/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The US Commerce Department is giving commenter’s until March 23 to submit their opinions of the recently released ‘green papers’, the new plans to privatize the domain name system.…
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System Tech Under Fire For Testing

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

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) ran tests last week to see if their new domain name system could handle the flow of online traffic. In the test, they re-routed the internet domain system from Network Solutions to IANA. Jon Postel, in charge of IANA, received criticism from several authorities, …
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Europe Not Happy with New Domain System

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

Several European companies who have spent much time and money on creating a new domain name system couldn’t hide their frustration over the Clinton Administration’s new plan to privatize the Registry. The Council of Registrars (CORE) had proposed a new plan last year that would make seven new TLDs (top-level …
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Registration Speculation Continues

Posted on 01/15/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Despite the fact that the Internet Council of Registrars (CORE) announced its plans to test its Internet domain name system (promising to have their new set of TLDs ready to register by March), the authority of the council is still in question. Their policy is still unclear on who will …
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Another Player in the Domain Registry Game

Posted on 11/04/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Emergent Corporation is one of the latest in the domain naming scuffle. They’ve been assigned to build the next domain name system by the Internet Council of Registrars (CORE).…
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More Developing in the Domain Name Game

Posted on 10/28/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Yet another coalition was formed, this one by the United Kingdom information technology service and named Prince plc, to hammer out more of the details concerning the privatization and expansion of the domain name service.…
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US Government Doubts DNS Transition

Posted on 09/30/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The US Government doubts that the DNS transition from Network Solutions to the public sector will happen due to lack of planning. Despite seeing evidence that the public sector is ready to take control of the domain name system, they have yet to be convinced that Network Solutions will be …
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Congress Wants Answers to Domain Name Problems

Posted on 09/25/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Congress began hearings today to decide whether or not the Internets domain name system is ready for Network Solutions to withdraw from their role as the only registry. Congress, along with other committees involved in the domain registry solution want a solid exit plan with a structured strategy for the …
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Saving the Domain Name System

Posted on 09/01/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

By Edwin Hayward

The winds of change are howling towards the domain name system, and they are going to leave nothing but destruction and desolation in their path. Applications are now being accepted for new domain registrars; that process will be complete by October 16th 1997, by which time it …
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Commerce Department Doesn’t Receive Enthusiastic Reply

Posted on 08/22/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Commerce Department requested statements from the public on how to proceed with the domain name system, they were hoping to get replies from companies who were not involved in the power war discussions that had been waging for the past two months, but who did have some stake in …
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The Internet Goes Black

Posted on 07/03/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a fury of emails flying around the net, panic set in that the Internet was going black. The emails implied that the main domain name system would collapse on July 4th. Luckily, all rumors were a false alarm.…
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Clinton Administration to Step In Between Fighting Domainers

Posted on 06/11/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As the end of NSF’s (National Science Foundation) role as the governing force in the internet naming system grows near, the arguments between several committees and task forces heat up, causing the White House to step in and play referee. The administration will hear arguments for 45 days, after which, …
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