Article category: ICANN

Premium domain names and all that you need to know...

by Meg - 08.07.2014

A new gTLD registry can reserve domain names they consider crowd-pleasers, they can then follow one of two game plans. These reserved names are called premium domain names and this article explains the rules of the games...

The EFF discuss online privacy & the future of ICANN

by Luc - 15.05.2014

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit organisation defending civil liberties in the digital world. It's fighting to defend privacy, freedom of expression, digital consumer rights, and innovation on the Internet. If you’re living in the ‘free world’ and think this all sounds a bit far-removed for the average netizen. 2013/2014 has been a bonanza of NSA spyingwebcam interceptionsInternet censorship, not to mention net-neutrality. The Internet needs organisations like the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its corner.

EuroDNS signed the Registrar Accreditation Agreement signed, but…

by Luc - 21.02.2014

It cannot possibly have escaped your notice; EuroDNS is offering registration of the new domain extensions. If you cast your mind back to our post last year, this means we’ve signed the 2013 version of ICANN's RAA. However this agreement contains a provision which is incompatible with the Luxembourgish law on personal data (for legal nerds that’s the law of August 2, 2002). This being the case, we thought you deserved an explanation.

ICANN's contact validation policy explained

by Meg - 07.02.2014

ICANN, the guys who look after the Internet, have recently introduced a new policy. It concerns contact validation and it's designed to remind customers once a year to check and update their contact information. As an ICANN accredited registrar we're authorised to sell domain names, which means there are rules to follow. This article explains what you have to do when you receive a contact validation email.