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19 hours 21 min ago

Ellen Nakashima reporting in the Washington Post: The Obama administration is developing a package of unprecedented economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited...

1 day 4 hours ago

The Apple App Store was seven years old as of Friday, 10 July, marking a key — and possibly critical — evolution in how we use the Internet. First, the numbers, which are truly astounding — there are now more than 1.4 million apps available, which have been downloaded more than 100 billion times. And that's just Apple. Add in Android and the other platforms, and we start...

1 day 4 hours ago

There is a high degree of uncertainty when launching a product, and new gTLDs are no exception. However, registries that have introduced them — or will introduce them in the second round of new gTLDs — can improve their odds. A key move: go to established domain name forums and check out their specialized sections for new gTLDs. What users say there can help companies refine...

4 days 3 hours ago

This week, 6th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF 2015) in Maputo; 11th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in Trinidad and Tobago (CIGF); Cyber relationship between China and US, between Russia and China was among most commented and documented topics in internet governance. Below, some articles in those topics as well as informations on Cyberpolitcs, Cybersecurity, Domain...

5 days 20 hours ago

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts discussing the strategic and operational challenges faced by .brand TLD owners and the processes involved in getting them ready for use. Previously I discussed how to turn your ideas into a .brand TLD strategy, which you can read here...

6 days 36 min ago

ALGUNAS REFLEXIONES SOBRE LA E-JUSTICIA

 

ROMINA FLORENCIA CABRERA. ABOGADA-INVESTIGADORA –DOCENTE. FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS JURÍDICAS Y SOCIALES DE LA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE LA PLATA, ARGENTINA. FACULTAD DE DERECHO DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA. FACULTAD DE DERECHO DE LA UNIVERSIDA DEL SALVADOR, ARGENTINA.

 

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6 days 10 hours ago

My anti-spam community friends were all abuzz today with the news that Spamford Wallace had pleaded guilty in a Las Vegas court to "compromising approximately 500,000 Facebook accounts" in order to deliver "more than 27 million spam messages."

What might amaze the General Reader is that this is the SAME Spamford Wallace case that began with an indictment on July 6, 2011.

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6 days 15 hours ago

Sovereign nations around the globe have clearly defined borders, but as attendees were shown at a UN Conference several years ago, cybercrime is a borderless phenomenon. In 2011 Norton Security released statistics that showed that every 14 seconds an adult is a victim of cybercrime and the numbers are growing. As internet use grows, so does the amount and type of information streaming...

1 week 1 day ago

This post examines whether the new gTLDs program is a disruptive innovation to the dominance of .com. I then use the idea of disruptive innovation to explain the relative adoption failure of previous generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs), such as .biz, .info and .mobi.

Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen's theory of disruption explains...

1 week 4 days ago

Samuel Gibbs reporting in the Guardian: Google has been ordered by U.K.'s Information Commissioner's office to remove nine links to current news stories about older reports which themselves were removed from search results under the 'right to be...