29 September 2013

ICANN, new gTLDs, malicious activity

Some say that the new professional domains, such as .bank, will bamboozle the public and become a con man’s dream. Others say the new domains are a complete waste of time.(source infra)

Keep an eye on top level domain name chancers: " . . . .David Harley, senior research fellow for Eset, agrees. “There's potential here for an expansion of such malicious activity.” At AVG Technologies, director David Haadsma is critical of ICANNs handling of TLDs. “It’s been easy enough for ICANN to create a new top level domain and make a tidy sum for it in the process, but as the years pass who’s going to regulate and police this confusing domain landscape for trademark, privacy and property issues?”. . ." (read more at link above)

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