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Hackers are flooding the internet with more fake domain names. Here's how you can protect yourself

This is largely because of the heightened use of Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), which use homographs carefully crafted to look exactly like their English counterparts. Hackers create domain names that replace an English-language character with a look-alike character from another language ……
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Confusion with internationalised domain names

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a panel denied the transfer of a domain name that was almost identical to both the complainant's trademark and domain name apart from the fact that it ……
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Company and domain names can be registered together

Start-ups now have greater control over their intellectual property (IP) as collaboration between the Companies & Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) and the ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR) makes it possible to register a new company and its equivalent ……
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Startups can now register company and domain names simultaneously

As a result of a new collaboration between the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), and the ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR), it is now possible to register a new company and its equivalent co.za domain name at the same time….
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Register company and domain names simultaneously

New South African businesses can now register their company and its equivalent co.za domain name at the same time. This is thanks to a collaboration between the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission, the ZA Domain Name Authority, and the ZA Central Registry. ZACR CEO Lucky ……
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EU urged to help expand internet domain names in different languages

Jean-Jacques Sahel, managing director for Europe at ICANN, the non-profit that manages policies for the internet domain name system, referred to Bulgaria's current presidency of the rotating Council of the EU. Someone using a travel website to book a flight to Bulgaria for a presidency event could ……
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WordPress.com and domain names – DNW Podcast #169

dnw-podcast WordPress.com operates a domain name registrar with a unique characteristic: almost all of the domain names it registers are for end users that put them to use with a live website. Kellie Peterson, who manages the registrar, explains what she is seeing with both new top level domains and ……
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CRA records breakthroughs in spectrum, domain names in

Tribune News Network Doha THE Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has met full and diverse range of national scarce resources needs, such as numbering, domain names and spectrum. Throughout 2017, CRA allocated 100,000 mobile numbers to service providers, registered 3,272 new ……
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Nigeria ends 2017 with 101695 domain names

According to him, of the 5,547 domain names in December, 3,560 were new registration, 1,917 were domain name renewal, while 70 were transfer of domain names. He said that of the 6,300 domain names recorded in November, 3,974 were fresh registration, 2,280 were for renewal and 46 were for ……
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