Internet on Strike to stop the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

I am reproducing a message posted in the Chapter mailing list yesterday on the SOPA Strike: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as House Bill 3261 or H.R. 3261, is abill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011. The bill, if made law, would expand the ability of U.S. […]

Sebastien bachollet in Trinidad on ICANN’s new gTLD process

Sebastien Bachollet is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers ( ICANN ). He is also an elected Honorary Director of Internet Society India Chennai and visited the Chapter together with Dr Olivier Crepin Le-Blond  to take part in our IPv6 events and chaired a Discussion […]

Internet Society announces its Deploy360 program

Deploy360 is a new initiative within the Internet Society that aims to bridge the gap between the IETF standards process and final adoption of those standards by the global operations community. Deploy360 provides real-world IPv6 and DNSSEC deployment information including technical documents, case studies, best common practices, and more. Other topics will be added as […]

Closing arguments leading to the approval of .xxx by the ICANN Board at the ICANN Silicon Valley Meeting

At the ICANN 40 San Francisco Board voted to approve the sTLD on 18 March 2011, after going through years of discussion on the propriety of allowing .XXX as a TLD, probably the longest and most contentious of the issues that ICANN has handled so far. .xxx (known as “dot triple-X”) is a sponsored top-level […]

The world’s riskiest Top Level Domains and how criminals abuse them

These Mapping the Mal Web reports are posted in the at-Large mailing list. Mapping the Mal Web, McAfee’s 4th annual study of the web’s riskiest domains Click on the map to see where it’s safer to visit and where it’s not. Mapping the Mal Web: A Study of the World’s Most Dangerous Domains What if […]