IGF 2019 - Border crossing

by Luc - 03.12.2019

Last week in Berlin the 14th Internet Governance Forum of the United Nations annual meeting was held. The IGF’s goal is to bring people together to discuss public policy issues relating to the Internet. However, there is no negotiated outcome at the IGF; it serves only as a place for policy-makers to discuss, exchange information and share good practices.

According to its official website "the IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximise Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise."

This being said, even without any specific outcomes expected, some of the numerous sessions which took place last week were of great interest.

ICANN 66 - It's All About Abuse

by Luc - 13.11.2019

Last week, the 66th ICANN meeting took place in Montréal, Canada. While GDPR compliance has been the main focus of the community for the past five meetingsy, this past week leitmotiv was "DNS Abuse". While this concern is a priori legitimate and straight forward, the fact that some community members (purposefully?) fail to understand what comes within the legal and technical competency of DNS operators is causing frictions.

.LU ccTLD for Luxembourg hits 100,000 domain registrations

by Daniel - 08.07.2019

.LU, country code domain extensions (ccTLD) for Luxembourg, has just hit an important milestone: 100,000 registrations! If you, your business, or organisation targets Internet users in Luxembourg, registering a .LU domain name is a must. Here's why.