Rod Beckstrom, the outgoing CEO of ICANN bid farewell today to the Internet community he served since June 2009. In a blog post, he passed the baton to interim CEO, Akram Atallah whose tenure ends October 1st, whereupon Fadi Chehade takes over. Said Beckstrom: “These have been three of the busiest, most intense years in [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Fadi Chehade, new ICANN CEO, will assume office on October 1st – all while outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom‘s tenure ends on Sunday. As CEO, Fadi Chehade will receive a base salary of $560,000 plus up to $240,000 in bonuses. Nice! So how much of this money will he spend recovering his dot com? Shocking as [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Thousands of domainers are rushing for a last minute shopping spree, as the price of .ORG domains goes up on July 1st. There were reported instances of crashed servers due to large traffic, at GoDaddy, Name.com, eNom and Fabulous.com. “It’s incredible what a small pending price increase can do to consumer initiative,” said Linda Orgullo [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The new ICANN CEO, Fadi Chehadé takes over the ICANN leadership from outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom. We had a good, joyful time with Rod Beckstrom, poking well-meant fun whenever possible, but we won’t be able to do the same with Fadi Chehadé, unfortunately. Here are five reasons why: Fadi Chehadé has Lebanese roots. So does [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.