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February 17, 2020 02:01

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#CondadoBlu .com : Yet another #domain sighting in Puerto Rico

As you know by now, “domain sightings” are random encounters with domain names in the real world: Cars, boats, shops, stores, and products. Witnessing a domain name on a tangible item makes domain names more related to the brand they represent. We classify such encounters into two categories, dot .com domain sightings, and all of […]

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ICANN going back to Puerto Rico for a third time

ICANN has selected Puerto Rico for its ICANN 73 public meeting. The meeting is slated to be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan from March 5 to March 10, 2022. That’s the same venue ICANN visited in March last year, in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which caused extensive damage and […]

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RIP Crypto

Today: Div Turakhia, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Alton, McDonalds, Monopoly, Scams, obsters, psychics, strip-club owners, drug traffickers,  Puerto Rico , billionaires, success, entrepreneurs Is Crypto Manipulated? MCSCAM How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip-club owners,

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ICANN flips off governments over Whois privacy

ICANN has formally extended its middle finger to its Governmental Advisory Committee for only the third time, telling the GAC that it cannot comply with its advice on Whois privacy. It’s triggered a clause in its bylaws used to force both parties to the table for urgent talks, first used when ICANN clashed with the […]

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Data leak security glitch screws up ICANN 61 for thousands

A security vulnerability forced ICANN to take down its Adobe Connect conferencing service halfway through its ICANN 61 meeting in Puerto Rico. The “potentially serious security issue” could “could possibly lead to the disclosure of the information shared in an ICANN Adobe Connect room”, ICANN said in a pair of statements. Taking down the service […]

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Next new gTLD round unlikely before 2022

ICANN is unlikely to accept any more new gTLD applications until a full decade has passed since the last round was open. That’s the conclusion of some ICANN community members working on rules for the next round. Speaking at ICANN 61 in Puerto Rico this weekend, Jeff Neuman, co-chair of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures […]

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Get drunk on Neustar’s tab and it will donate money to hurricane relief

Neustar has promised to donate thousands of dollars to a Puerto Rican hurricane relief charity, providng enough people show up to its open bar event in San Juan next week. It’s fairly standard for domain companies of Neustar’s size to host free after-hours social events during ICANN meetings, but this time the company said it […]

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Whois privacy will soon be free for most domains

Enormous changes are coming to Whois that could mark the end of Whois privacy services this year. ICANN has proposed a new Whois model that would anonymize the majority of domain name registrants’ personal data by default, only giving access to the data to certain certified entities such as the police. The model, published on […]

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Expect “minor inconveniences” in post-hurricane Puerto Rico

ICANN 61 is going ahead in Puerto Rico despite the continuing fallout of a devastating hurricane season, the organization has confirmed. The March 10-15 meeting will take place at the convention center in San Juan, and participants can only expect “minor inconveniences” ICANN said in a statement: We recognize that Puerto Rico is still in […]

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Puerto Rico : Dot .PR domain shares the status of the rebuilding island

The devastation in Puerto Rico due to hurricane Irma was immense. Millions of Puerto Ricans were left without power and water, and the rebuilding process has been slow. Domain investors residing on the island, such as Rick Latona, were lucky to escape Irma’s wrath, but are back with fuel and generators restoring power and Internet […]

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