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July 23, 2019 11:30

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Empty Whois a threat to the US elections?

Could a lack of Whois records thwart the fight against attempts to interfere in this year’s US elections? That’s the threat raised by DomainTools CEO Tim Chen in a blog post, and others, this week. Chen points to recent research by Facebook, based on an investigation by security company FireEye, that linked a large network […]

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Former GoDaddy counsel Christine Jones likely headed to Washington

Race hasn’t been called, but Jones leads with all precincts reporting. It looks like former GoDaddy chief counsel and EVP Christine Jones is headed to Washington. Jones narrowly defeated Andy Biggs in the Republican primary for U.S. Representative District 5 in Arizona yesterday. Jones took 30% of the vote in the four-way race; Biggs had […]

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A third of mayoral candidates using .london domains

Londoners are going to the polls today to select a new mayor so, as a Londoner, I thought I’d check out how many of the candidates are supporting the local domain name. Turns out four of the 12 candidates have registered .london domains for their campaign sites. The four are favorite Sadiq Khan (Labour), Sian […]

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