Domain name system

  1. Google, Amazon Among ICANN Applicants For .music Domain

    June 13, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Eight groups, including Google and Amazon, have submitted applications with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to be the exclusive operator of the .music domain. Five difference groups have applied for .tickets and doz ...

  2. Business Matters: Without SOPA, Are There Other Tools in Copyright Holders' Toolkits?

    March 02, 2012 5:12 PM EST Without SOPA, Are There Other Tools Are There in Copyright Holders' Toolkit -- Even without an anti-piracy law like the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the U.S. government has gone after a foreign-based Internet company. Rather than block acce ...

  3. Fight Over .Music Domain Approvals Continue

    August 02, 2011 5:54 PM EDT The music industry still has concerns about the potential creation of a .music top-level domain name. This time, they're taking their case to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency of the Department of Comme ...

  4. ICANN Ruling Makes .Music Domain Name a Step Closer to Reality

    June 20, 2011 2:50 PM EDT The road towards establishing a .music Internet domain name took a significant step forward with ICANN-the international body governing Internet registries-approving the a program to dramatically expand the types of domain names available. The mos ...

  5. Constantine Roussos Guest Post: How .music Will Save the Industry

    February 15, 2011 2:33 PM EST Editor's Note: Constantine Roussos is the entrepreneur behind the proposed .music top-level domain name initiative. His effort began in 2001, when his business plan for .music won top prize at the USC Entrepreneur Program. He's since bec ...

  6. .Music Domain Debate Is About Control, Not Opposition

    January 26, 2011 5:23 PM EST As with any debate over the music industry's reaction to any kind of online advancement, the hubbub over the .music domain registry is rife with inaccuracies and confusion. On Jan. 5, that ugly head again reared based on a letter sent by 15 n ...

  7. Ticketmaster Wins 'Typosquat' Decision

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The World Intellectual Property Organization has ruled in favor of Ticketmaster in a so-called "typosquatting" Internet domain-name case. Ticketmaster entered a complaint on April 28 with the Geneva-based patents and intellectual propert ...

  8. Jamba MD Berger-de León Exits

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Markus Berger-de León, co-managing director and chief sales officer of Berlin-based mobile phone content provider Jamba, is to leave the company after five years. Jamba co-managing director and chief operating officer Lee Fenton will take the helm ...

  9. Dire Straits Win WIPO Domain-Name Case

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The World Intellectual Property Organization has ruled in favor of Dire Straits in a "cyber-squatting" case. The U.K. rock band filed a complaint with the Geneva-based patents and intellectual property authority May 28 over a disputed do ...

  10. MySpace Wins Cyber-Squatting Case

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The World Intellectual Property Organization has ruled in favor of MySpace in a cyber-squatting case. The social networking service originally filed a complaint with the Geneva-based patents and IP authority last December over a disputed domain na ...

  11. Jamster Owner Wins Domain-Name Case

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has ruled in favor of VeriSign Inc. after the company took legal action against E-Promote for using a similar domain name to host a "link farm." VeriSign, owners of mobile ...

  12. Irvin Named XM's Chief Marketing Officer

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently with VeriSign. Most recently with VeriSign. News ...

  13. Irvin Named XM's Chief Marketing Officer

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Vernon Irvin, a 20-year marketing executive who, since 2003, served as executive VP/GM of the communications services group VeriSign, will join XM Satellite Radio as chief marketing officer, effective Vernon Irvin, a 20-year marketing executive wh ...

  14. ICANN OKs New Domains

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Internet's key oversight agency approved a domain name for the Catalan language Sept. 15 while deferring final action on creating a red-light district on the Internet through a ".xxx" suffix. NEW YORK (AP) -- The Internet's ...

  15. Internet Body Postpones Decision On Sex Domain

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The group that oversees Internet domain names said Aug. 17 it had postponed a decision to set up a special .xxx domain for sex sites that has drawn opposition from conservative activists. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -- The group that oversees Inter ...

  16. Glastonbury Fest Wins Domain-Name Dispute

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cybersquatters registered site in 'bad faith.' Cybersquatters registered site in 'bad faith.' News ...