The planned transition of ICANN to international stewardship may be years away, after the US Commerce Department renewed its oversight contract on Monday.

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The planned transition of ICANN to international stewardship may be years away, after the US Commerce Department renewed its oversight contract on Monday.

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The planned transition of ICANN to international stewardship may be years away, after the US Commerce Department renewed its oversight contract on Monday.

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ICANN is encouraging users of ICANN.org to change their website login passwords.

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The Government of Canada has responded to ICANN regarding the controversial .SUCKS new gTLD rollout. In a letter to ICANN dated June 9 (PDF), Industry Canada Deputy Minister James Knubley said that Canadian law includes trademark protections, and those laws apply to the new gTLD.

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The head of ICANN remains confident that the planned transfer of the group’s stewardship from the US to a global multi-stakeholder group will be completed soon.

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has responded to a letter from ICANN requesting the regulatory body examine the legality of the rollout of the .SUCKS new gTLD.

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Private data entered into the ICANN portals for new gTLD applicants and the GDD (Global Domains Division) was viewable in at least 36 log in sessions since April 2013, according to an ICANN statement issued on Thursday. “The results of the investigation currently indicate that the portal users were able…

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With the sale of .stream to Famous Four Media, ICANN has completed the sale of rights to new dot-word TLDs, The Register reports. Four other gTLDs were resolved in the past week, all through private auctions, as .stream was, however ICANN completes the process having raised $59 billion from the 13 domains that sold through its public process.

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A Canadian domain registry is under fire from ICANN due to its planned pricing structure for the new gTLD .sucks which recently received complaints from an industry advisory panel.

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