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Network Solutions Turns Over Dirty Domains

Posted on 05/04/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Seven Words, a LA company, filed a lawsuit against Network Solutions for their policy against registering domain names containing the “seven dirty words”. The company claims that the policy is government censorship, since NSI operates under the Commerce Department.…
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Memorandum of Understanding Gets Extension

Posted on 09/19/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Commerce Department and ICANN announced a one year extension of the Memorandum of Understanding as ICANN’s progress on the MOU tasks has been slow.…
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U.S. Hands Over .Us Domain

Posted on 07/24/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Despite opposition, the U.S. Commerce Department is handing over the management of the ccTLD to a for-profit corporation, which will translate into hundreds of millions of dollars in registration fees. Critics are particularly upset because American taxpayers provided the initial funding for .us management and the corporation taking over will …
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VeriSign and ICANN Reach .com Agreement

Posted on 05/18/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The U.S Department of Commerce approved an agreement between ICANN and VeriSign that allows VeriSign, the world’s largest domain registrar, to retain control of the .com TLD. Additionally, the release date for .net, which VeriSign also controls, was pushed back two more years. The plans for VeriSign’s release of the …
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VeriSign to Keep .com, Give Up .Org

Posted on 04/02/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

ICANN voted this week to allow VeriSign to continue its control over the .com TLD in exchange for turning over the .org TLD to a new organization. The agreement still needs final approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce.…
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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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Internet Society Outlines Domain Name Strategies

Posted on 08/21/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As Network Solution’s hold on the domain registry monopoly comes closer to ending, the Internet Society, a non-profit, non-governmental organization, delivered an outline on how to objectively handle the domain name registry system to the Commerce Department.…
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