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IT manager gets certificate for Microsoft domain, tries to report it but gets in trouble
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After a security enthusiast discovered a loophole that allowed him to register a valid SSL certificate for Microsoft’s live.fi domain, he tried to responsibly disclose the issue. But instead of thanks he got locked out of his email, phone, Xbox and online storage accounts. The issue was discovered by a Finnish man who works as an IT manager for a company in the industrial sector. He talked to ...
 
WHY are GoDaddy and Verisign stockpiling patents? Do I smell war?
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Is the domain-name industry heading into a techno-legal battle? A raft of patent applications has presaged a possible legal war in the rapidly expanding domain-name industry.…
 
Special Pricing on .Republican and .Democrat Domain Names Extends Through April
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Political website design service OnlineCandidate.com continues its special pricing for political domain name extensions past its original expiration time through April 2015. (PRWeb March 25, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/domain/special/prweb12570293.htm
 
Kick-Start the .BANK Domain Name Registration Process
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BOSTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The .BANK-Accredited Registrar EnCirca announces a webinar for the .BANK top-level domain extension will be held on March 25 at 2pm ET.  The webinar is free for all ...
 
The .SUCKS domain is coming soon to an angry website near you
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At the end of March, a brand new generic top-level domain (gTLD) will go on sale that is the embodiment of modern online sentiment: .SUCKS. Yes, pretty soon you can own your own piece of Internet hate for the political (HillarysEmail.sucks), the arbitrary (purple.sucks), or the sporty (StandUpPaddleBoarding.sucks). The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers approved the .SUCKS ...
 
Dot-Sucks TLD Accused of Predatory, Exploitative and Coercive Practices
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Kieren McCarthy reporting in the Register : "The intellectual property constituency (IPC) of domain overseer ICANN has formally asked the organization to halt the rollout of the controversial .sucks top-level domain, due to start on Monday.
 
All Dispensing Pharmacies Eligible to Request .Pharmacy Domain Names Beginning April 1, 2015
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MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. , March 25, 2015 /CNW/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy ® (NABP ® ) will begin accepting applications for .pharmacy domain names from all dispensing pharmacies beginning ...
 
Well.That.Sucks: New rude dot-word sparks outrage
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Martin Luther King meets Ralph Nader meets annoyed trademark holders The top-level domain .sucks will launch later this month, sparking a fresh round of controversy over what is rapidly becoming the most notorious internet registry.…
 
Microsoft takes 4 years to recover privileged TLS certificate addresses
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Addresses allowed holder to acquire certs that enabled man-in-the-middle attacks.
 
One week left for those with .nz domain names to take action
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In one week, thousands of those with preferential registration and reservation rights to the new, shorter version of their .nz domain name will see their options expire.