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  1. ICANN Hacked Including Root DNS SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Darknet

    ... root zone system which is the highest authority for DNS requests. " The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a non-profit organization that is responsible for the coordination of maintenance and methodology of several ...

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  2. ICANN Falls For Spear Phishing AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | [H]ard OCP

    You'd think that the people at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers would be smart enough to avoid spear phishing attacks . ICANN believes that the attack was committed in late November using emails sent to staff members that were designed to look like they came from within ICANN.

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  3. ICANN e-mail accounts, zone database breached in spearphishing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Ars Technica

    Unknown attackers used a spearphishing campaign to compromise sensitive systems operated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , a coup that allowed them to take control of employee e-mail accounts and access personal information of people doing business with the group. ICANN, which oversees the Internet's address system, said in a release published Tuesday that the breach also gave attackers administrative access to all files stored in its centralized zone data system , as well as the names, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, fax and phone numbers, user names, and cryptographically hashed passwords of account holders who used the system.

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  4. Web system organization targeted by hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Hill

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers announced early on Wednesday that it believes its staffers were targeted by a hacking campaign that began late last month. The little-known nonprofit organization is responsible for coordinating website domain names on the Internet, so typing in a URL address leads a Web surfer to their intended site.

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  5. Congress blocks ICANN transition. Good.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | ZDNet

    ... (a) of this section shall expire on September 30, 2015. ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , a non-profit California-based corporation created in 1998 for the purpose of administering certain key systems on the ...

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  6. ICANN transition plan needs new ideas to ensure accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Hill

    The U.S. government announced earlier this year that it would give up its historic oversight of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , the principal organization responsible for managing the Internet's domain name system . Since then, ICANN has launched a series of parallel processes to develop a proposal for the transition and establish accountability mechanisms to protect the organization from corruption and malfeasance.

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  7. ICANN hit by successful spear phishing attackRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Netcraft

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has fallen victim to a phishing attack which resulted in the attackers gaining administrative access to some of ICANN's systems, including its Centralized Zone Data Service . In an email alert sent this morning, ICANN said it believes a spear phishing attack in November resulted in several ICANN staff members' email credentials being compromised.

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  8. ICANN: Data Breaches Not Due to New Top-Level DomainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | CIO

    ... 2012, the number of TLDs grew slowly, from five to 22. And ICAAN -- the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers -- plans to allow more such domains in the future. According to critics, the recent growth has been a windfall for cyber ...

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  9. We Have Problems; Icann Isn't OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... (Information Age, Dec. 8) on the U.S. not renewing its contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, known as Icann, in September 2015. Notwithstanding the counter by Obama administration official Lawrence Strickling, the ...

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  10. ICANN Gears Up for Second Round of gTLD Applications Even as First Round Still UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | JD Supra

    The most significant development in the Internet space in recent years is the ongoing generic top-level domain expansion. .) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers embarked on an aggressive plan to expand the Internet from just 23 gTLDs to more than a thousand gTLDs, culminating in an application process in 2012 that allowed any organization with an interest in running a registry to apply for a new gTLD, provided it could meet the designated technical, operational and financial criteria.

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  11. "How The US House Saved The Internet"Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | FITSNews

    "None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to relinquish the responsibility of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration during fiscal year 2015 with respect to Internet domain name system functions, including responsibility with respect to the authoritative root zone file and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions." That is section 540 of the more than $1 trillion omnibus spending bill for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2015, which defunds the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration from transitioning Internet governance to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers .

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  12. ALG - Mehrens: No Internet giveaway in omnibusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NH Insider

    Dec. 9, 2014, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement urging House negotiators not to include in the omnibus bill section 1090E of the National Defense Authorization Act , which authorizes the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration to give away the Internet to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers upon submission of a Government Accountability Office report on the transition: " On May 22, the House authorized the Internet giveaway in an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act upon submission of a report by the GAO on the transition of Internet governance.

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  13. Justices seem divided over Amtrak regulatory roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... He cited regulation of Internet domain names by the non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers - or ICANN - which is overseen by the Commerce Department . Thomas Dupree , attorney for the freight railroads, said in the Internet ...

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  14. UPDATE 1-U.S. justices question Amtrak role in setting railroad standardsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Reuters

    ... could cast into doubt other quasi-government entities such as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, which through a contract with the Commerce Department has a role overseeing the internet. Breyer expressed concern that ...

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  15. Dotgay LLC loses community bid for internet domainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Xtra!

    ... would have given them priority over competitors. In January 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched its New gTLD Program, which opened up domain name endings to almost any word. They are divided into four ...

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  16. Seven Key Takeaways From ICANN 51 in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | JD Supra

    The 51st international meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers formally concluded on Thursday, October 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. As always, the ICANN community discussed several high-profile topics during the meeting, all of which are relevant to registry operators, new generic top-level domain applicants and brand owners alike, including: two-character names and geographic names; string confusion objection review, indirect contention, and auctions; domain name collision mitigation and trademark sunrise protections; internet governance and accountability mechanisms; planning for subsequent new gTLD rounds; Rights Protection Mechanisms ; and the ongoing Generic Names Supporting Organization Review.

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  17. Following Arbitration, Parker Waichman LLP Announces that it has been...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... that Parker Waichman LLP established all three aspects under the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) policy and concluded that relief is granted and ordered that the yourlawyerfl.com domain name be transferred to Parker ...

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  18. Press Releases: "Joint Elements" from U.S.-EU Cyber Dialogue, 5th December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | State Department

    ... community's engagement on efforts to address accountability of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and transitioning the stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), recognizing the positive progress of ...

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  19. ICANN Plan to Change Geo System Would Create an 'Unsafe New Domain Name Environment'Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Advisory Committee (GAC) Sub-group on Geographic Names of the non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, would expand GAC control over the assignment of geo-based names through the creation of ill-defined new sources ...

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  20. Who Runs the Internet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Switched

    ... functions within the Internet. Perhaps the most important one is The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which allocates IP addresses and domain names (for example, theeuropean.de). It's basically the Internet's address book. The ...

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