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Sally Yates Honored by Anonymous Domain Registration

Sally Yates is the infamous former Acting U.S. Attorney General who was fired by President Donald Trump. Yates labeled Trump’s recent travel ban Executive Order as indefensible and unconstitutional. Well, an anonymous Canadian has chimed in. At least according to a domain name registered on Jan. 27th. Brief Background on Trump’s Order, Referred to as a “Muslim Ban”… Continue reading Sally Yates Honored by Anonymous Domain Registration

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Understanding The Background Of ICANN

The air-raid sirens were warning of approaching danger for months, leading up to the ICANN changes on October 1st. That was the date when the U.S. Department of Commerce agreed it would relinquish ICANN oversight it had exercised for the last decades. If you believed the hype, this shift was a totally new thing and the… Continue reading Understanding The Background Of ICANN

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Domain Transfer Changes Affect You: ‘Thanks, ICANN’

Pop quiz: if you get married and change the last name affiliated with your domain registration, will that trigger the new ICANN Transfer Policy? If you have no idea, you are in the majority. If you do not understand how changing your last name constitutes a domain transfer, remember that nothing bureaucratic involves logic. It is… Continue reading Domain Transfer Changes Affect You: ‘Thanks, ICANN’

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Why Massive DDoS Attacks Show Independent Hosting Wins

The day-to-day existence of the Internet faces a new kind of threat. Anyone attempting to use popular services like Twitter, Reddit, Amazon, AirBnB, Github, or Spotify on October 21st has now heard the term “DDoS attack”. A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack (NYT story) from an unknown source targeted just one major DNS provider. However, it took… Continue reading Why Massive DDoS Attacks Show Independent Hosting Wins