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  • ICANN resets passwords after website breach

    The overseer of the Internet's addressing system said Wednesday that someone obtained information related to user accounts for its public website, although no financial information was divulged.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk06 Aug. 15 13:28
  • ICANN seeks opinion on legality of '.sucks' registration process

    The body that manages the Internet domain name system has asked regulators in the U.S. and Canada to comment on the legality of the high prices and procedures used by Vox Populi Registry for registrations of '.sucks' domain names by trademark owners.

    Written by John Ribeiro10 April 15 16:19
  • Surveillance, ICANN transition dominate Brazil NETmundial meeting

    A global Internet governance conference in Brazil concluded Thursday with a strong focus on countering surveillance, including asking for a review of the implications on privacy of existing practices and legislation.

    Written by John Ribeiro25 April 14 14:02
  • Brazil's global Internet conference includes call to end spying

    Participants in a Brazil-hosted conference on Internet governance laid out an aggressive agenda, with some calling for a policy statement that would condemn Internet surveillance, support net neutrality regulations and create programs to close the digital divide.

    Written by Grant Gross24 April 14 06:51