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#Russian domain brokers : Are these offers legit or not?

We’ve received an influx of domain offers from Russian brokers recently, and that’s great news. Or is it? The Russian domain space is open to .RU domains, but also modernized to acknowledge the value of .com domains and other extensions. Russian companies often acquire .net and .org domains as well as other secondary TLDs, if […]

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War on The Rocks (.com): A New Generation of Unrestricted Warfare is Hacking Your Life

In 1999, two Chinese colonels wrote a book called Unrestricted Warfare, about warfare in the age of globalization. Their main argument: Warfare in the modern world will no longer be primarily a struggle defined by military means — or even involve the military at all. They were about a decade and a half before their […]

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#Osteohondrosy : #Russian medical term #domain ends up in #UDRP after expiration

Domaining is alive and well in Russia, where the medical term domain, Osteohondrosy.net was registered at. Apparently, its medical services provider registrant failed to renew it; the new registrant used someone else’s information in the WHOIS. The term OSTEOHONDROSY is a common law mark used by the Complainant in this UDRP, and in particular for […]

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Independent Internet: Russia wants to break the chain

In Russia, the Internet is about to break off the chain; President Putin’s government is hard at work towards an “independent Internet.” The Russian Security Council instructed the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to begin creating a system of DNS servers in the BRICS countries. BRICS is the acronym for an […]

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Yandex : Delete my information, says Russian billionaire

Russian billionaires are a dime a dozen in Russia, where connections to politicians matter a lot. Yevgeny Prigozhin is one of these Russian billionaires, and his allegedly close ties to Russia’s oligarch, Vladimir Putin, is something he wants to remove from search engine results. Prigozhin filed several lawsuits against Yandex, the primary Russian search engine, […]

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Is The CIA Listening Through Your Toaster and Smart TV? Samsung Sounds Alarm

6 Character Traits to Consider Before Becoming an Entrepreneur; Falling oil prices will bankrupt the likes of Russia, Saudi Arabia; 10 Smart Moves to Make When Nothing’s Going Right in Your Life; 12 Mistakes Content Marketing Experts Make; Why it matters if Airbnb paid Beyoncé for that Facebook plug; You’re No Entrepreneur if You’re Afraid […]

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The IANA transition in a nutshell

The US plan to remove itself from its unique DNS oversight role is about creating a coalition of nations to thwart attempts by Russia and other “authoritarian” countries to increase government control of the internet. That’s according to Larry Strickling, assistant secretary at the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration, who delivered a beautifully succinct […]

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Inside Mark Cuban’s $2 Million ‘Shark Tank’ Horror Deal; How Many Billionaires Are There In The World?

How the Most Prolific Counterfeiter in America Made His Millions; The World’s Smallest 3D Printer Costs Less Than $300; Simplify the Hiring Process to Attract Top Talent; How to Find the Customer Pain Point; Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines; Russia Weaponizes The Arctic: Will Build 13 Airfields And 10 Radar… How […]

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Amid Ukraine crisis, Russia scared ICANN might switch off its domains

Russia is reportedly worried that the current wave of Western sanctions against it may wind up including ICANN turning off its domain names. According to a report in the local Vedomosti newspaper, the nation’s Security Council is to meet Monday to discuss contingency plans for the possibility of being hit by internet-based sanctions. Part of […]

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Verisign stock skyrockets after trillion dollar deal with Crimea

Verisign stock traded in the low hundreds after opening today, an increase of more than 1,250% – after the company’s announcement of a large deal with the newly-formed Republic of Crimea. The deal was sealed after the effective success of a new campaign by Verisign to promote its dominance in the SSL certificate market. “The […]

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