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New AWS Tool Offers Free SSL Certificates

Amazon Web Services is offering free SSL certificates with its new tool, AWS Certificate Manager, which also cuts down on the time and effort it takes to manage and provision them. Read more here

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.LTDA – Limitadas – Starts First Registration Phase

.LTDA – Limitadas – Starts First Registration Phase

The first registration phase for .LTDA is starting: As of October 29, 15:00 (UTC), trademark owners can register domains matching their trademarks. One of the registration requirements is an entry in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), a kind of digital brand database. The domain extension .LTDA (“Limitada”) is aimed at companies that operate as “Sociedade Limitada” in Portuguese speaking countries or as “Sociedad de...

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Norwegian Individuals More Likely To Get Their Own Domain Under .NO

Norwegian Individuals More Likely To Get Their Own Domain Under .NO

Norwegian individuals are more likely to register a .no domain name now they can register one directly under .no rather than under .priv.no, as was the case prior to 17 June. This was the most significant finding in a report that included results from a survey conducted for the .no registry, Norid. The survey found one in five consider it more likely to register a Norwegian domain name for private use when they have the possibility to...

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ICA Counsel To Co-Chair IGO/INGO Working Group by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

ICA Counsel To Co-Chair IGO/INGO Working Group by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

On September 4 th ICANN’s GNSO Council confirmed the appointment of ICA Counsel Philip Corwin as Co-Chairman of the IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Working Group. This WG will have to consider a broad array of issues that are relevant not only to its own work but to the broader upcoming review of the rights protection measures (RPMs) created for the new gTLD program, as well as potential UDRP reform, that will...

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As STARTTLS Adoption Grows, Facebook Reports Huge Jump in Encrypted Notification Emails

Facebook notification emails are encrypted 95 percent of the time with Perfect Forward Secrecy and strict certificate validation, up from less than 30 percent in May of this year. The dramatic improvement is largely due to changes made by major email providers like Microsoft and Yahoo, which have deployed STARTTLS, according to a post by the social network. Read more...

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