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Il y a 19 hours 6 min

Court fines "Rachel from card services" $1.7 million

For years "Rachel" has been robocalling to tout fake credit relief scams, making her one of the least popular people in America. The FTC has been working on this case for years, and now has an injunction and a fine to stop at least some of the people behind her.

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Il y a 1 day 16 hours

Although IPv6 DDoS attacks are not yet a common occurrence, there are indications that malicious actors have started testing and researching IPv6 based DDoS attack methods. In its recent State of the Internet Security report, Akamai warns about a new set of risks and challenges associated with the transition to IPv6 which are...

Il y a 2 days 18 hours

For your documentation; below a weekly web review containing some articles and informations relating to main subjects of this ending week : IGF / MAG meeting, IANA transition, WSIS, Netmundial, Séoul Digital Forum, World education Forum....

IGF / MAG MEETING, 20 - 22 MAY, GENEVA

About the MAG
http://www.intgovforum.org...

Il y a 3 days 14 hours

Internet Society President and CEO, Kathryn C. Brown released a statement today stressing the organization’s continued commitment to the stewardship transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions to the global Internet community...

Il y a 3 days 15 hours

AFNIC, the domain name registry for .fr (France), recently conducted a study of major trends for "Legacy gTLDs" or traditional TLDs such as .biz, .com, info, etc., as well as country code TLDs corresponding to territories such as .de (Germany), .fr (France), and .uk (United Kingdom). The new TLDs have not been included in this study since they are still something of a "new development", but...

Il y a 3 days 19 hours

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that President and CEO Fadi Chehadé has informed the Board he will be concluding his tenure in March 2016 to move into a new career in the private sector (outside the Domain Name Industry). At the request of the Board, Chehadé will be available...

Il y a 4 days 16 hours

According to Reuters, Barclays has plead guilty to trying to manipulate foreign exchange rates, and has agreed to pay substantial fines, along with other major banks.

Barclays is also the operator of the .Barclays new top-level domain name. According to section 4.3(f) of the...

Il y a 5 days 19 hours

Last week, Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), in collaboration with the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG), hosted a conference on Internet governance and cybersecurity. The conference gathered a variety of experts to discuss issues pertaining to Internet governance, human rights, data protection and privacy, digital trade, innovation and...

Il y a 6 days 16 hours

After talking to a few new gTLD applicants who participated in "Round One" of the ICANN new gTLD program, here is a list of complaints and questions I received, and probably a few things potential candidates should pay attention to prior to submitting an application:

Applying is too expensive, I want my TLD for $200,000 "all included" (ICANN fee + consultancy services to...