Topic: ICANN

Master of Their Domains

With 1,900 TLDs being snapped up, the marketplace is bracing for either a bonanza or a bust

Get ready for Reveal Day. On June 13, the international organization in charge of Internet domain names and addresses will reveal the companies and organizations around the world that have…

Advertisers Seek Answers to Glitch for New Internet Name System

Icann system has been offline since April 12

The organization responsible for managing the address system on the Internet has run into a glitch, confirming advertisers' worst fears—that adding hundreds of new top-level domains to the Internet too…

U.S. Puts Icann Policies on Notice

Could be good news for advertisers worried about new flood of domain names

Icann, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, hit a big snag over the weekend—raising questions about its decision to consider adding of hundreds of new generic top level…

ANA Offers Olive Branch to Icann

ANA proposal would set up "Do Not Sell" TLD list

The Association of National Advertisers offered a small olive branch to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, just three days before the organization is set to begin accepting…

Icann Set to Launch TLD Plan on Thursday

'Adweek' talks to Beckstrom about why advertisers should embrace the plan

Over the objections of advertisers and a number of lawmakers and regulators, the organization in charge of the Internet domain system will begin the process this Thursday of accepting applications…

Commerce Dept. Treads Lightly in Dispute Over Rollout of Top-Level Domains

Icann likely to charge ahead with TLD plan

The Commerce Department this week waded into the growing controversy over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' plan to unleash hundreds of new top-level domains on the Internet.…

Washington Puts More Pressure on Icann to Change TLD Plan

FTC warns Icann plan could lead to more Internet fraud

Pressure from Washington is mounting against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' plan to add hundreds of new top-level domain names like "dot bank" or "dot Coke" to…

House Hearing to Icann: What's the 'Dot' Rush?

Icann refuses to slow down or change TLD plan

The corporation that is set to unleash hundreds of new top-level domains on the Internet was on the congressional hot seat for the second time in a week. And for…

Senate Commerce Committee to Icann: Slow Down

Members worry about new top-level domain plan

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers got a bit of a dressing down from members of the Senate Commerce Committee Thursday over Icann’s plan to roll out hundreds…

FTC's Leibowitz Criticizes Plan to Add Top-Level Domains

Ad lobby fight against TLDs gains ally

The advertising industry's fight to halt or at the very least slow down the new plan for adding hundreds of domain names to the Internet is gaining traction. In an…