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Results tagged with: VeriSign

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VeriSign Profits from Name Dropping

Posted on 08/29/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign’s subsidiary, Network Solutions, will soon profit from dropped names when the company’s new waiting list service goes live in October. The wait list allows customers to pay to for the rights to a domain name that will be expiring soon. ICANN plans for the wait list service to be …
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VeriSign Under Fire for IDN’s

Posted on 01/08/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign is under fire for their planned changes to internationalized domain names. The Registry previously returned an error when an IDN that ends in .com or .net is accessed; however, the company now plans to return a positive message offering the visitor a free VeriSign software plug-in for displaying IDNs.…
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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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.org Transfer Delayed

Posted on 12/06/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign and the Internet Society (ISOC) announced that the transfer of the .org domain extension will be delayed in order to give companies selling the extension more time to comply with new requirements. Once the transfer is complete, VeriSign and the ISOC appointed Public Interest Registry (PIR) will jointly manage …
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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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.com’s Live in Virginia

Posted on 09/04/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

According to US District Judge, .com domains are property and they have a geographic existence in Virginia, the headquarters of VeriSign, the .com Registry. The importance of this decision lies in the fact that domain owners outside of Virginia that have trademark disputes will have Virginia courts hearing the case.…
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Verisign May Lose Rights to .com

Posted on 09/03/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

ICANN has threatened to take away VeriSign’s right to register .com domains unless the company starts to maintain more accurate customer records. The problem lies with falsified whois database records. ICANN has cited 17 violations that have not yet been corrected and has give VeriSign just 15 days to make …
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ISOC Fires Back Over .Org

Posted on 08/23/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The ISOC fired back over charges that the company is not qualified to take over the .org Registry. ICANN put the Registry at the top of their list for a .org takeover after receiving a perfect score. The criticisms come due to the fact that the ISOC has not yet …
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ICANN Nominates the ISOC for .ORG

Posted on 08/20/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

ICANN has selected the Internet Society (ISOC) to take control of the .org domain extension, previously run by VeriSign. According to reports, the ISOC was the only company to receive an ‘A’ in all categories used to rate potential Registries.…
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VeriSign Marketing Practices Investigated by FTC

Posted on 08/07/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign is currently under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the company was named in a slew of lawsuits for deceptive marketing. Suits state that VeriSign used deceptive marketing to persuade customers of their competitors to transfer domains to their company. The FTC is specifically investigating whether VeriSign …
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Competition for .Org Heats Up

Posted on 06/15/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Competition over who will manage the .org domain is heating up as it is moved away from VeriSign. ICANN and VeriSign reached a deal last year that allows VeriSign to keep control of the .com and .net addresses if they relinquish .org. Although the management of .org was supposed to …
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VeriSign Moves from BIND to ATLAS

Posted on 06/10/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign is currently updating the directory and database software that responds to the majority of whois searches in an effort to improve DNS security and reliability. The update includes a move from Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND), an open-source package, to their own proprietary software package name Advanced Transaction Look-up …
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VeriSign Wait Lists Domains

Posted on 01/30/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign announced that they will charge $35 a year for customers to put a domain name on their Domain Name Wait Listing Service. The controversial service awards expiring domains to registrants who have paid to be put on a waiting list for a particular domain name.…
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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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VeriSign Buys .TV

Posted on 01/08/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign announced that it has purchased the .tv TLD for $45 million. The .tv TLD is owned by the Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu. The .tv domain extension is alternative the popular .com extension, particular for media companies.…
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VeriSign and RealNames Partner for Keyword Browsing

Posted on 10/10/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign and RealNames announced a new deal that would allow the keyword browsing company to sell keywords through VeriSign’s network of domain name Registrars. The deal is designed to build demand for the keyword browsing service, which allows companies to purchase simplified keyword that would direct to the domain name.…
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VeriSign Moves Forward with Internationalized Domain Names

Posted on 09/28/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign plans to move forward with the Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) test bed by putting the internationalized domain names directly into the .com, .net, and .org zones…
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VeriSign Bans Auction of Offensive Names

Posted on 09/19/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign banned the auction of domain names it deemed “offensive” that were related to last week’s terrorist attack in New York City on the World Trade Center. The ban follows a week full of registrations of disaster related domain names.…
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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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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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VeriSign at Odds with Chinese Government

Posted on 01/02/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Last month, VeriSign announced that they would allow domain registrations written in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. The China Internet Information Center immediately fired back with their new competing system, which allows .cn registrations with Chinese characters. The two have been at odds over who has the right to register these …
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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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Network Solutions Partners with VeriSign

Posted on 03/10/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Today Network Solutions and VeriSign announced a partnership whereby Network Solutions will sell digital id’s to customers registering domain names. A digital ID is a certificate given to a company to ‘vouch’ for them when customers are completing Internet transactions.…
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