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Neustar Analysis Shows ICANN Study Overstates Risk of Harmful Domain-Name Collision

As we blogged about recently, Neustar is committed to ensuring that the domain name system is secure and stable and has been operating top-level domains (TLDs) for over a decade. Tuesday, Neustar submitted comments to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in response to ICANN’s proposal to delay the launch of hundreds […]

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Clearing Up the Logjam: Time for ICANN to Drop Request for a Unilateral Right to Amend the Agreements

A very rare thing happened in the GNSO Council meeting this week—the ICANN community spoke with one voice.  Registries, registrars, non-commercial interests, new TLD applicants, IP owners and businesses unanimously and unambiguously agreed that giving ICANN a “unilateral right to amend” the registry and registrar agreements is not compatible with ICANN’s bottom-up processes and poses […]

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ICANN Reveal Day; Password Leaks; Disruptive Innovation

Here’s our roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside Neustar and out. ICANN Reveals TLD Applicants [various]  – ICANN announced the TLD applicants this week and we collected the news that caught our eyes this week. LinkedIn, eHarmony, Last.fm Hacks Highlight Bad Passwords [Washington Post] – We all changed our […]

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Neustar Wins Awards; Number Portability and VOIP; IPv6 Day

Here’s our roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside Neustar and out. Neustar Wins Awards! – Congratulations to CFO Paul Lalljie for winning the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Public Company CFO of the Year. We are also proud to be included as one of 24 businesses singled out as market […]

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Neustar Weekly Reading: STEM Education; gTLDs; IP Geolocation Explained

Neustar’s Weekly Reading provides a roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside the company and out. STEM Prepares Students for College and Beyond – North Carolina public schools transition to a more explicit focus on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM courses. ICANN Reaffirms 2nd Round in New […]

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Evaluate the Real Risks and Benefits of gTLDs

What would you do if you could secure your brand in an innovative way? Not just as www.yourbrand.biz, but truly own the entire web address with an entirely new domain structure that would allow you to own “.yourbrand.” Would you apply? Your fellow marketing professionals are facing this same decision as the Internet Corporation for […]

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Thoughts on Applying for a Generic Top Level Domain | Neustar Insights

Thoughts on Applying for a Generic Top-Level Domain

The ICANN Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) application window opened on January 12th and I was glad to be part of one of the first teams to apply. That’s right, Neustar is applying for .neustar—our own brand—because we believe that our own gTLD provides us the opportunity to increase awareness of Neustar as a leader in […]

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Own both sides of the dot with gTLDs

From .Com To .MyCompany: Generic Top Level Domains are a Groundbreaking Branding Opp

If some ideas can be both deceptively simple and potentially groundbreaking, then this might be one: Put your company’s name on the right side of the dot in its Internet address. This is the premise behind ICANN’s (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) proposal calling for the expansion of generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) to […]

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