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Changes to Whois Services

Posted by Karen Monteith on March 28th, 2007

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that the Whois Task Force has submitted its report to the Generic Name Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council. The GNSO Council will consider the report and deliberate on making a policy recommendation to the ICANN Board. The Task Force has endorsed a proposal for changing the [...]

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Roll Up the Lawsuit

Posted by Karen Monteith on March 16th, 2007

Tim Horton’s Inc., known for Timbits and its iconic “roll up the rim” contest, has filed suit against CanWest Global Communications Corp., Standard Radio Inc. and a broadcaster, alleging that publications and broadcasts have damaged the Tim Horton’s trade name, brand and commercial reputation. The suit alleges that a CanWest news report stated that Canadian [...]

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Internationalized Domain Names – Successful Testing

Posted by Karen Monteith on March 13th, 2007

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that it has successfully completed laboratory testing of internationalized domain names (IDNs). Currently, domain names use numbers and letters (and the hyphen) from the Latin alphabet. The languages in many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia use non-Latin characters, such as Chinese and [...]

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